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

Written By Staff on July 31, 2022

The New York Mets (64-37) bring a six-game win streak into a road contest against the Washington Nationals (35-68) on Monday at 7:05 PM ET. New York (-250 to win) has Max Scherzer starting, and Washington (+211) will send out Patrick Corbin.

The betting trends in the article below reflect odds as of August 1, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET.

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Mets vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Scherzer (NYM) Pitcher Corbin (WSH)
6 – 2 W/L 4 – 14
82.0 IP 105.1
2.09 ERA 6.49
0.902 WHIP 1.766
11.4 K/9 8.4
1.6 BB/9 3.2

Mets Probable Starter Max Scherzer

  • The Mets will send Scherzer (6-2) to the mound for his 13th start of the season. He is 6-2 with a 2.09 ERA and 104 strikeouts through 82 innings pitched.
  • In his last outing on Wednesday against the New York Yankees, the right-hander went 7 2/3 scoreless innings while surrendering five hits.
  • The 38-year-old has an ERA of 2.09, with 11.4 strikeouts per nine innings, in 13 games this season. Opponents have a .199 batting average against him.
  • Scherzer is trying to secure his sixth quality start in a row in this outing.
  • The opposing Nationals offense has the 27th-ranked slugging percentage (.372) and ranks 29th in MLB play with 79 home runs. It has a collective .246 batting average, and is 12th in MLB with 847 total hits and 27th in MLB action scoring 393 runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 1, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Scherzer

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 51 .216 11 0 1 .245 .539
Alcides Escobar 44 .273 12 2 6 .273 .705
Nelson Cruz 31 .419 13 3 7 .438 1.244
Maikel Franco 29 .138 4 1 1 .242 .483
Josh Bell 9 .444 4 1 4 .615 1.615
Ehire Adrianza 3 .333 1 0 0 .500 .833
Keibert Ruiz 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Juan Soto 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Yadiel Hernandez 1 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000

Nationals Probable Starter Patrick Corbin

  • The Nationals will hand the ball to Corbin (4-14) for his 22nd start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last start was on Wednesday, when he tossed zero innings while giving up six earned runs on seven hits in a matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • The 33-year-old has an ERA of 6.49 and 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .323 in 21 games this season.
  • In 21 starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in six of them.
  • The Mets rank fifth in MLB with a .256 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 12th in the league (.404) and 101 home runs.
  • Among qualified pitchers this year, the 33-year-old’s 6.49 ERA ranks 63rd, 1.766 WHIP ranks 63rd, and 8.4 K/9 ranks 31st.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 1, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mets Stats vs Corbin

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
J.D. Davis 35 .314 11 4 6 .385 1.128
Pete Alonso 33 .364 12 4 7 .488 1.276
Starling Marte 33 .273 9 1 5 .314 .738
Jeff McNeil 25 .320 8 0 1 .370 .730
Francisco Lindor 23 .261 6 0 0 .261 .565
Brandon Nimmo 23 .217 5 0 0 .280 .497
Eduardo Escobar 15 .267 4 1 1 .267 .800
Mark Canha 10 .400 4 1 1 .455 1.155
Tomás Nido 8 .250 2 0 0 .250 .500
Luis Guillorme 5 .200 1 0 2 .200 .400

Mets Betting Trends

  • The Mets have won 50 of the 73 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (68.5%).
  • New York has played as a moneyline favorite of -250 or shorter in just two games this season, which they won both.
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives the Mets a 71.4% chance to win.
  • New York has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 101 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 51 of those games (51-44-6).
  • The Mets have covered 53.5% of their games this season, going 54-47-0 ATS.
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Nationals Betting Trends

  • The Nationals have won 28, or 31.8%, of the 88 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Washington has a record of 3-3 when they’re set as an underdog of +211 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Nationals have a 32.2% chance to win.
  • Washington and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 49 of their 103 opportunities.
  • The Nationals are 44-59-0 against the spread this season.

Mets Players to Watch

  • Pete Alonso has totaled 103 hits with a .536 slugging percentage, both team-best statistics for the Mets. He’s batting .276 with 19 doubles, 26 home runs and 38 walks.
  • Alonso ranks 42nd in batting average, 38th in on base percentage, and 10th in slugging among qualified batters in baseball.
  • Francisco Lindor is batting .262 with 16 doubles, three triples, 17 home runs and 40 walks.
  • Among the qualified, Lindor ranks 63rd in batting average, 61st in on-base percentage, and 54th in slugging.
  • Lindor heads into this matchup on a seven-game hitting streak. In his last 10 outings he is batting .410 with four doubles, a home run, five walks and five RBI.
  • Starling Marte is hitting .301 with 19 doubles, four triples, 11 home runs and 18 walks and has accumulated a team-best .477 slugging percentage.
  • Brandon Nimmo has 18 doubles, five triples, 10 home runs and 37 walks while batting .262.
  • Nimmo heads into this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .200 with a double, a home run and five RBI.

Mets Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Francisco Lindor 390 .262 60 17 70 .337 .786
Pete Alonso 373 .276 56 26 85 .353 .889
Brandon Nimmo 363 .262 62 10 38 .342 .763
Eduardo Escobar 352 .222 40 12 42 .273 .671
Starling Marte 342 .301 57 11 46 .349 .826
Jeff McNeil 309 .294 41 5 38 .354 .771
Mark Canha 284 .271 42 7 34 .368 .748
Daniel Vogelbach 253 .237 31 12 34 .353 .784
Luis Guillorme 215 .288 28 2 12 .368 .735
Tyler Naquin 196 .240 30 7 34 .297 .736

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Juan Soto leads Washington in OBP (.403) this season, fueled by 83 hits.
  • Among all qualified hitters in the big leagues, Soto’s batting average is 103rd, his on-base percentage ranks third, and he is 32nd in slugging.
  • Josh Bell leads Washington in slugging percentage (.496) and total hits (113) this season.
  • Among all qualified hittersplayers, Bell ranks 13th in batting average, 11th in on-base percentage and 23rd in slugging percentage.
  • Nelson Cruz has 79 hits this season and has a slash line of .232/.316/.347.
  • Cesar Hernandez is batting .242 with a .307 OBP and 21 RBI for Washington this season.

Nationals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 401 .242 51 0 21 .307 .614
Josh Bell 371 .305 52 14 57 .387 .883
Juan Soto 341 .243 60 20 45 .403 .878
Maikel Franco 340 .232 28 8 38 .261 .608
Nelson Cruz 340 .232 41 8 52 .316 .663
Keibert Ruiz 290 .248 23 3 23 .309 .650
Lane Thomas 281 .231 34 9 34 .284 .672
Yadiel Hernandez 258 .271 24 7 36 .312 .727
Victor Robles 235 .234 32 4 25 .293 .616
Luis Garcia 192 .281 15 3 19 .288 .699

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