Nationals vs. Mets - 9/9/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Mets (76-61) at Washington Nationals (71-66)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Nationals Park)
J deGrom (12-7) (2.40) vs. S Strasburg (8-6) (4.35)
The Line: Washington Nationals -119 / New York Mets +109 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
The New York Mets look to sweep the Washington Nationals Wednesday night.
The New York Mets look for a win after winning six of their last nine games. The Mets have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last seven games. The Mets have won six of their last nine when scoring more than three runs. Curtis Granderson leads New York with 132 hits and 61 RBI while Wilmer Flores and Daniel Murphy have combined for 118 RBI. The New York Mets have won 10 of their last 12 road games. Jacob deGrom gets the nod, and he’s 12-7 with a 2.40 ERA and 175 strikeouts this season. deGrom is 1-2 with a 3.68 ERA and 29 strikeouts in his career against the Nationals.
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The Washington Nationals need a win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Nationals have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 11 straight games. The Nationals have won five of their last seven when scoring more than three runs. Yunel Escobar leads Washington with 149 hits and 46 RBI while Bryce Harper and Ian Desmond have combined for 134 RBI. The Washington Nationals have won six of their last eight home games. Stephen Strasburg takes the hill, and he’s 8-6 with a 4.35 ERA and 98 strikeouts this season. Strasburg is 4-2 with a 2.64 ERA and 61 strikeouts in his career against the Mets.
The Mets are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series and 8-2 in deGroms last 10 starts. The Nationals are 5-0 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series and 7-1 in Strasburgs last 8 starts. The Nationals are 6-2 in Strasburgs last 8 starts vs. Mets.
After the Nats allowed a big comeback on Tuesday, I have a hard time thinking Washington is going to be able to bounce back from that. The Nationals are done. The Mets are on fire on the road, so I love the value of the plus money here.