The Washington Nationals have rolled to the victory and MLB odds payout in each of Jordan Zimmermann’s last seven starts against the division-rival New York Mets as those two teams meet in marquee betting action on Sunday Night Baseball.
Zimmermann sits at 8-6 with a 3.36 ERA on the season, and he had to settle for a no-decision against the Mets on July 22 after giving up three runs in seven innings in a Nats win. Noah Syndergaard (5-5, 2.70 ERA) will pitch for New York.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The New York Mets were listed as -124 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 6.5 earlier at Bodog.
A 3.7-3.6 result in favor of the Mets is the prediction by the Odds – VSB
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Washington Nationals vs New York Mets Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Mets bring a 54-50 record to the battle against the 54-48 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Washington injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 7 (New York Mets) and the No. 12 (Washington Nationals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
The game also pits New York Mets No. 30-rated offense, averaging 3.54 runs per game, against a Washington Nationals defense that ranks No. 11 at 3.83 in runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have averaged 7.85 hits per game so far, less than Washington Nationals batters have averaged on the year (8.37 hits per game).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the No. 11 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Nationals were saddled with a loss last time out in Joe Ross’s start, as they lost 3-2 against New York on Saturday at Citi Field.
- Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games
- Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games on the road
- NY Mets is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets’s last 6 games
- NY Mets is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets’s last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Washington home to Arizona, Monday, August 3rd
New York at Miami, Monday, August 3rd