Mets Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 1, 2022

Written By Staff on June 1, 2022

The New York Mets (34-17) will look to Brandon Nimmo, who is riding a 10-game hitting streak, when they square off against the Washington Nationals (18-33) at 1:10 PM ET on Wednesday at Citi Field. Carlos Carrasco starts for New York (-248 to win) while Washington (+205) will counter with Evan Lee.

The betting insights in what follows are based off odds valid as of June 1, 2022 at 11:24 AM ET.

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Mets vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Carrasco (NYM) Pitcher Lee (WSH)
5 – 1 W/L 0 – 0
52.0 IP 0
3.98 ERA 0.00
1.154 WHIP 0.000
8 K/9 0
1.4 BB/9 0

Mets Probable Starter Carlos Carrasco

  • Carrasco (5-1 with a 3.98 ERA and 46 strikeouts in 52 innings pitched) gets the start for the Mets, his 10th of the season.
  • His most recent time out was on Friday against the Philadelphia Phillies, when the righty went 5 2/3 innings, surrendering five earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • The 35-year-old has amassed a 3.98 ERA and 8 strikeouts per nine innings across nine games this season, while allowing a batting average of .256 to his opponents.
  • Carrasco enters this matchup with three quality starts under his belt this year.
  • The opposing Nationals offense has the 22nd-ranked slugging percentage (.368) and ranks 29th in MLB play with 32 home runs. It has a collective .254 batting average, and is third in MLB with 433 total hits and 16th in MLB play scoring 206 runs.
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season, the 35-year-old’s 3.98 ERA ranks 43rd, 1.154 WHIP ranks 30th, and 8 K/9 ranks 32nd.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 1, 2022 at 11:24 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Carrasco

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Alcides Escobar 42 .214 9 0 4 .214 .452
Nelson Cruz 35 .371 13 5 9 .389 1.275
Dee Strange-Gordon 14 .214 3 0 0 .312 .526
Josh Bell 12 .417 5 0 2 .417 .917
Maikel Franco 11 .273 3 0 1 .273 .728
Juan Soto 6 .333 2 1 3 .333 1.166
César Hernández 6 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Yadiel Hernandez 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Victor Robles 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Riley Adams 3 .667 2 1 1 .667 2.334

Nationals Probable Starter Evan Lee

  • The Nationals will send out Lee for his first start of the season.
  • The left-hander will make his MLB debut at the age of 24.
  • The Mets have scored 266 runs this season, which ranks second in MLB. They are batting .268 for the campaign with 47 home runs, 17th in the league.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 1, 2022 at 11:24 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mets Stats vs Lee

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Mets Betting Trends

  • The Mets have compiled a 28-13 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 68.3% of those games).
  • New York has played as a moneyline favorite of -248 or shorter in just one game this season, which they lost.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Mets’ implied win probability is 71.3%.
  • New York has played in 51 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-22-2).
  • The Mets have gone 31-20-0 against the spread this season.
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Nationals Betting Trends

  • The Nationals have entered the game as underdogs 42 times this season and won 13, or 31%, of those games.
  • Washington has played as an underdog of +205 or more twice this season and won both games.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Nationals, based on the moneyline, is 32.8%.
  • Washington and its opponents have hit the over in 25 of their 51 games with a total this season.
  • The Nationals are 19-32-0 against the spread this season.

Mets Players to Watch

  • Pete Alonso has totaled 55 hits with a .531 slugging percentage, both team-high marks for the Mets. He’s batting .286 with eight doubles, 13 home runs and 21 walks.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB play, Alonso’s batting average ranks 30th, his on-base percentage ranks 28th, and he is 13th in the league in slugging.
  • Alonso has hit safely in five straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .429 with a double, two home runs, seven walks and six RBI.
  • Francisco Lindor is hitting .260 with eight doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 24 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters, Lindor’s batting average ranks 61st, his on-base percentage ranks 46th, and he is 47th in the league in slugging.
  • Jeff McNeil is batting .318 with 13 doubles, a triple, three home runs and 14 walks and has racked up a team-best .457 slugging percentage.
  • Starling Marte is batting .286 with nine doubles, two triples, six home runs and seven walks.
  • Marte enters this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .409 with a double, a triple, two home runs, two walks and seven RBI.

Mets Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Francisco Lindor 196 .260 37 8 42 .346 .790
Pete Alonso 192 .286 30 13 47 .365 .896
Starling Marte 185 .286 32 6 31 .327 .781
Eduardo Escobar 179 .229 23 3 16 .310 .684
Jeff McNeil 173 .318 26 3 26 .370 .827
Brandon Nimmo 157 .293 29 3 17 .386 .838
Mark Canha 140 .307 24 4 20 .376 .783
Dominic Smith 86 .186 7 0 14 .287 .543
Luis Guillorme 85 .365 17 1 6 .443 .902
J.D. Davis 82 .232 11 1 9 .326 .667

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Juan Soto has 42 hits and an OBP of .379, both of which lead Washington hitters this season.
  • Soto is 109th in batting average, 17th in on-base percentage and 48th in slugging percentage among all qualified batters in the majors.
  • Josh Bell has collected 54 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .377.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Bell is 22nd in batting average, 20th in on-base percentage and 75th in slugging percentage.
  • Cesar Hernandez has an OPS of .699, fueled by an OBP of .339 and a team-best slugging percentage of .360 this season.
  • Nelson Cruz has four home runs, 27 RBI and a batting average of .237 this season.

Nationals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 211 .289 30 0 13 .339 .699
Maikel Franco 194 .258 15 3 23 .284 .660
Juan Soto 181 .232 29 9 16 .379 .821
Josh Bell 181 .298 27 4 28 .377 .786
Nelson Cruz 169 .237 23 4 27 .316 .659
Keibert Ruiz 142 .275 15 1 12 .338 .711
Yadiel Hernandez 134 .291 14 4 23 .333 .781
Lane Thomas 123 .195 10 3 18 .255 .580
Victor Robles 120 .242 17 1 19 .308 .625
Alcides Escobar 118 .220 11 0 8 .264 .552

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