Sportsbook > MLB > Washington Nationals vs New York Mets 08/10/2021 Predictions, MLB Preview and Spread
Washington Nationals vs New York Mets 08/10/2021 Predictions, MLB Preview and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Washington Nationals vs New York Mets 08/10/2021 – On Tuesday, the Washington Nationals will take on the New York Mets at Citi Field in Queens, New York. The Nationals will open their first game of a three-game series and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The New York Mets will enter this game riding a four-game losing streak. The Mets have been at the third spot in the NL East Division play and are behind the Braves by just one game. New York has an easy opportunity to get past the Nationals in this exciting series. The best MLB bets are in support for the Mets to win this game and cover the spread.
Washington Nationals vs New York Mets 08/10/2021
Washington Nationals are stuck with a 50-62 record on the season and are a dozen games behind the .500 mark. Nationals will need to get past the Mets and the Braves to reach the Phillies at the top. The Nationals gave up five runs to the Braves in their last game and scored four in return. Washington lost their series against the Braves with a 1-2 record. Paolo Espino will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Espino is holding a 3-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.68.
Players to watch: Juan Soto LF (GP 101, AB 343, R 73, H 102, 2B 13, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 58, TB 171, BB 79, SO 66, SB 6, AVG 0.297, OBP 0.427, SLG 0.499, OPS 0.925, WAR 4.4), Josh Bell 1B (GP 96, AB 329, R 53, H 82, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 19, RBI 60, TB 156, BB 30, SO 76, SB 0, AVG 0.249, OBP 0.313, SLG 0.474, OPS 0.787, WAR 0.9).
New York Mets
The Mets were knocked out of their position by the Phillies after dropping all three games. New York dipped to the third spot and the Braves are now at the second. New York is holding a 56-55 record on the season and they need to make up for all their loss. Carlos Carrasco will take the nod in this game as their starting pitcher. The righty is holding a 0-0 record on the season with an ERA of 3.24. Dominic Smith is the leader in batting with an average of .254. Pete Alonso is the home run and RBI leader for the Mets.
Players to watch: Pete Alonso 1B (GP 101, AB 363, R 51, H 89, 2B 13, 3B 0, HR 24, RBI 63, TB 174, BB 43, SO 83, SB 2, AVG 0.245, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.479, OPS 0.81, WAR 1.9), Dominic Smith 1B (GP 106, AB 358, R 37, H 91, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 11, RBI 49, TB 138, BB 28, SO 89, SB 2, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.318, SLG 0.385, OPS 0.704, WAR 0.2).
Washington Nationals vs New York Mets Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington’s last 9 games.
New York Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets’ last 5 games.
Washington Nationals vs New York Mets Betting Picks
The MLB betting websites are in favor of the Mets to take out the Nationals to win this game and cover the spread. The Nationals are weak and the Mets have been at the top for a long time in their division.
Score Prediction: Mets 5, Nationals 2.