New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals - 8/26/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Nationals (64-66) at New York Mets (58-71)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 1:10 pm (Citi Field)
Jefry Rodriguez (1-1) (5.46) vs. Steven Matz (5-10) (4.55)
The Line: New York Mets -109 / Washington Nationals -101 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN2, SNY
The Washington Nationals conclude their road series with the New York Mets in Sunday MLB.
The Washington Nationals never found their offense in a 3-0 loss at the Mets on Saturday. Washington starter Tanner Roark allowed a solo homer in six innings to get the loss while Wander Suero and Greg Holland gave up a run each.
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The Nationals banged out seven hits and walked three times with Adam Eaton and Juan Soto logged two hits each.
Washington hands Sunday’s start at the Mets to rookie Jefry Rodriguez. Rodriguez comes off of a 7-5 loss versus Miami with four runs scoring (two earned) over five frames.
The New York Mets rode their pitching to a win versus the rival Nationals on Saturday. New York starter Zack Wheeler tossed seven scoreless innings to get the win with three relievers putting up zeros.
The Mets did their damage on eight hits with Amed Rosario and Todd Frazier clubbed solo homers while Michael Conforto singled in Rosario.
The Mets have tabbed Steven Matz for Sunday’s start against visiting Washington. Matz comes off of a 6-3 win against San Francisco with two runs allowed in five innings.
Over is 5-2-1 in Washington last 8 overall and over is 5-2-1 in Washington last 8 on grass and under is 38-16-1 in Washington last 55 road games. NY Mets are 5-2 in their last 7 overall and are 2-5 in Matz’s last 7 starts. Washington are 51-20 in the last 71 meetings in New York.
This isn’t at the top of my list in games to bet so take this with a grain of salt…