Mets Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 30, 2022

Written By Staff on May 30, 2022

The Washington Nationals (18-31) visit the New York Mets (32-17) in NL East action on Monday at 7:10 PM ET. New York’s (-187 to win) David Peterson starts against Washington’s (+157) Erick Fedde.

The betting insights in this article are based off odds valid as of May 30, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET.

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Mets vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Peterson (NYM) Pitcher Fedde (WSH)
2 – 0 W/L 3 – 3
25.0 IP 45.2
2.16 ERA 3.55
1.000 WHIP 1.380
7.9 K/9 8.3
3.2 BB/9 4.3

Mets Probable Starter David Peterson

  • Peterson makes the start for the Mets, his fifth of the season. He is 2-0 with a 2.16 ERA and 22 strikeouts through 25 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander last appeared on Tuesday against the San Francisco Giants, when he went 6 2/3 innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up three hits.
  • In five games this season, the 26-year-old has amassed an ERA of 2.16, with 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • The opposing Nationals offense has a collective .253 batting average, and is fourth in the league with 415 total hits and 12th in MLB play with 201 runs scored. It has the 22nd-ranked slugging percentage (.369) and ranks 29th in home runs (32) in all of MLB.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 30, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Peterson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Victor Robles 5 .000 0 0 0 .286 .286
Josh Bell 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 .800
Juan Soto 4 .250 1 0 0 .571 1.071
Maikel Franco 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500

Nationals Probable Starter Erick Fedde

  • The Nationals will send Fedde (3-3) to the mound for his ninth start this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, throwing 6 2/3 scoreless innings of relief and allowing four hits.
  • The 29-year-old has an ERA of 3.55, a 1.909 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.380 in nine games this season.
  • In eight starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in one of them.
  • The Mets have scored 243 runs this season, which ranks second in MLB. They are batting .260 for the campaign with 42 home runs, 20th in the league.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 30, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mets Stats vs Fedde

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Brandon Nimmo 23 .261 6 0 3 .370 .631
Dominic Smith 19 .105 2 0 2 .227 .332
Jeff McNeil 16 .375 6 0 1 .444 .882
Pete Alonso 15 .467 7 0 2 .571 1.171
Francisco Lindor 12 .250 3 1 3 .286 .786
Eduardo Escobar 10 .300 3 0 1 .300 .700
Tomás Nido 9 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Luis Guillorme 7 .286 2 0 1 .444 .730
J.D. Davis 7 .429 3 0 1 .556 1.127
Starling Marte 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .500

Mets Betting Trends

  • The Mets have a 26-13 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 66.7% of those games).
  • New York has a 5-2 record (winning 71.4% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -187 or shorter.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Mets have an implied win probability of 65.2%.
  • New York has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 25 times this season for a 25-22-2 record against the over/under.
  • The Mets have covered 59.2% of their games this season, going 29-20-0 ATS.
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Nationals Betting Trends

  • This season, the Nationals have been the underdog 40 times and won 13, or 32.5%, of those games.
  • Washington has a record of 7-9 in games where oddsmakers have them as underogs of at least +157 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 38.9% chance of a victory for the Nationals.
  • Washington’s games have gone over the total in 23 of their 49 chances.
  • The Nationals are 19-30-0 against the spread this season.

Mets Players to Watch

  • Pete Alonso has 53 hits with a .524 slugging percentage, both team-best numbers for the Mets. He’s batting .286 with eight doubles, 12 home runs and 18 walks.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB, Alonso ranks 31st in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage, and 13th in slugging.
  • Francisco Lindor is hitting .253 with eight doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 24 walks.
  • Among the qualified batters, Lindor ranks 72nd in batting average, 48th in on-base percentage, and 48th in slugging.
  • Jeff McNeil is hitting .317 with 13 doubles, a triple, three home runs and 14 walks.
  • Brandon Nimmo has eight doubles, four triples, three home runs and 23 walks while hitting .293, and he has a .386 on-base percentage to lead his team.
  • Nimmo has safely hit in 10 games in a row. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .293 with two doubles, two triples, three walks and five RBI.

Mets Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Francisco Lindor 186 .253 37 8 38 .344 .790
Pete Alonso 185 .286 28 12 46 .358 .882
Starling Marte 176 .273 29 4 25 .312 .727
Eduardo Escobar 169 .225 20 2 14 .311 .672
Jeff McNeil 164 .317 24 3 26 .372 .835
Brandon Nimmo 157 .293 29 3 17 .386 .838
Mark Canha 131 .282 19 4 18 .354 .736
Dominic Smith 86 .186 7 0 14 .287 .543
J.D. Davis 77 .221 10 1 9 .322 .660
Luis Guillorme 76 .355 14 1 3 .437 .898

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Juan Soto has 40 hits and an OBP of .377, both of which are tops among Washington hitters this season.
  • Of all qualified hitters in the majors, Soto ranks 117th in batting average, 17th in on-base percentage and 53rd in slugging percentage.
  • Josh Bell is slugging .405 while driving in 25 runs and batting .289 this season.
  • Bell is currently 28th in batting average, 21st in on-base percentage and 82nd in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
  • Nelson Cruz has collected 40 base hits, an OBP of .314 and a slugging percentage of .345 this season.
  • Cesar Hernandez leads Washington with a slugging percentage of .361, fueled by 14 extra-base hits.

Nationals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 202 .287 29 0 12 .339 .700
Maikel Franco 187 .251 15 3 23 .276 .650
Juan Soto 174 .230 28 9 16 .377 .820
Josh Bell 173 .289 27 4 25 .372 .777
Nelson Cruz 168 .238 22 4 27 .314 .659
Keibert Ruiz 135 .281 14 1 12 .338 .723
Yadiel Hernandez 127 .307 14 4 23 .350 .822
Lane Thomas 120 .200 10 3 17 .252 .585
Alcides Escobar 113 .221 10 0 8 .267 .541
Victor Robles 112 .250 17 1 19 .315 .636

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