Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets – 9/4/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

2019-09-04 12:05:00 EDT

The New York Mets and the Washington Nationals will finish up their MLB series on Wednesday.

In the Monday opener, the Mets powered out a 7-3 win. On Tuesday, we had a crazy game as the Nats exploded for seven runs in the bottom of the ninth for a walk-off victory 11-10.

For Wednesday’s game, the Mets will bring out Zack Wheeler in the start. Over his 161.1 innings and 9-7 record so far, Wheeler has a 4.41 ERA with 160 Ks and 45 BBs.

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The Mets blasted five runs and had a secure lead in the top of the ninth, but they fell apart in the end. New York’s Pete Alonso led the team on three hits, two RBI and two runs.

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Over on the Nationals’ side, they’re going with Anibal Sanchez in the start Wednesday. Over 135.0 innings and an 8-6 mark, Sanchez has a 3.80 ERA with 116 Ks and 52 BBs.

Tuesday’s win was the largest walk-off in Nationals history, and it was capped by an incredible Kurt Suzuki three-run homer. Suzuki would finish with four RBI and Juan Soto had a great night with three hits, three runs and three RBI.

The Mets are 10-4 in their last 14 in game three of a series and 5-2 in Wheeler’s last seven starts. New York is 14-6 in Wheeler’s last 20 starts with four days’ rest and 2-5 in his last seven versus the NL East.

Meanwhile, the Nationals are 18-6 in their last 24 Wednesday games and 20-7 in their last 27 in game three of a series. Washington is 4-1 in Sanchez’s last five starts and 4-1 in his last five on grass.

Wheeler was a little sketchy over a three-game stretch last month but he came out strong in his last appearance, going 6.0 innings with one earned on seven hits in a no-decision.

As for Sanchez, he’s been up and down at times as well but has posted just three earned in his last 13.1 innings on four hits over two starts. I like Sanchez to keep it going so I’m taking the Nationals here.

Andrew Jett's Free Pick:
Washington Nationals -130
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