Washington Nationals vs New York Mets Betting Odds & Game Analysis | August 2


By Claudio Fortuna | August 2, 2022 5:07 PM

The New York Mets visit the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, taking the field at 7:05pm ET on Tuesday August 2nd, 7:05pm ET. The Washington Nationals are 2-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals.

Washington and New York Betting Info

  • Each of the Nationals’ last four games against NL East opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Nationals have lost each of their last 11 night games against NL East opponents following a home loss.

New York Mets Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .257
Team OBP .327
AVG Runs Scored 4.7
Team ERA 3.53
Team WHIP 1.18
Starters ERA 3.59
Starters WHIP 1.17

Key Players for New York

  • Edwin Díaz: 1.51 ERA, 18.14 K/9, 0.91 WHIP
  • Taijuan Walker: 2.79 ERA, 6.97 K/9, 1.13 WHIP
  • Peter Alonso: .279 Batting Avg, .357 OBP, .548 SLG, .905 OPS, 58 Runs
  • Starling Marte: .301 Batting Avg, .349 OBP, .474 SLG, .823 OPS, 58 Runs
  • Eduardo Escobar: .219 Batting Avg, .271 OBP, .393 SLG, .664 OPS, 40 Runs
  • Brandon Nimmo: .269 Batting Avg, .348 OBP, .429 SLG, .777 OPS, 63 Runs
  • Francisco Lindor: .261 Batting Avg, .336 OBP, .453 SLG, .789 OPS, 61 Runs
  • Mark Canha: .273 Batting Avg, .368 OBP, .381 SLG, .749 OPS, 44 Runs
  • Luis Guillorme: .288 Batting Avg, .368 OBP, .367 SLG, .735 OPS, 27 Runs
  • Daniel Vogelbach: .333 Batting Avg, .520 OBP, .444 SLG, .964 OPS, 2 Runs
  • Tomás Nido: .218 Batting Avg, .267 OBP, .250 SLG, .517 OPS, 17 Runs

Washington Nationals Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .245
Team OBP .314
AVG Runs Scored 3.8
Team ERA 5.16
Team WHIP 1.46
Starters ERA 5.93
Starters WHIP 1.57

Key Players for Washington

  • Cory Abbott: 2.25 ERA, 13.50 K/9, 0.75 WHIP
  • Kyle Finnegan: 3.51 ERA, 9.66 K/9, 1.15 WHIP
  • Paolo Espino: 3.78 ERA, 6.75 K/9, 1.25 WHIP
  • Samuel Clay: 10.39 ERA, 6.23 K/9, 1.38 WHIP
  • Juan Soto: .246 Batting Avg, .408 OBP, .485 SLG, .893 OPS, 62 Runs
  • César Hernández: .240 Batting Avg, .304 OBP, .304 SLG, .608 OPS, 51 Runs
  • Keibert Ruiz: .245 Batting Avg, .305 OBP, .337 SLG, .642 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Maikel Franco: .230 Batting Avg, .258 OBP, .343 SLG, .601 OPS, 28 Runs
  • Yadiel Hernandez: .271 Batting Avg, .311 OBP, .412 SLG, .723 OPS, 25 Runs
  • Luis García: .286 Batting Avg, .292 OBP, .413 SLG, .705 OPS, 15 Runs
  • Nelson Cruz: .233 Batting Avg, .315 OBP, .346 SLG, .661 OPS, 41 Runs
  • Joshua Bell: .301 Batting Avg, .384 OBP, .493 SLG, .877 OPS, 52 Runs
  • Victor Robles: .230 Batting Avg, .288 OBP, .318 SLG, .606 OPS, 32 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Nationals and Mets, the Nationals won none and the Mets won five times. Their most recent matchup on August 1, 2022 ended 7-3 with the New York Mets taking the win.

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