New York Mets vs Washington Nationals


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Today’s matchup is between the New York Mets (25-31) and the Washington Nationals (23-33). The Mets have won 2 of their last 5 games while the Nationals have won 4 of their last 5 games. The Nationals are on a 4 game run that includes a 3 game sweep over the Phillies.

The Mets are starting David Peterson (LHP), who is 5-2 in 9 appearances, pitching a 3.80 ERA, 4.77 FIP, .298 wOBA, K% of 20.1%, BB% of 12.8%, 88.3 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.29 WHIP in 42.2 innings pitched.

The Nationals are starting Patrick Corbin (LHP), who is 2-6 in 10 starts with a 4.76 ERA, 3.99 FIP, .312 wOBA, K% of 21.8%, BB% of 5.7%, 90.9 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.53 WHIP in 58.2 innings pitched.

The Mets are the 18th best in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Nationals are 21st.

On the hitting side, the Mets have a .348 wOBA and a .352 OBP. The Nationals have a .329 wOBA and a .334 OBP. The Mets have 76 HRs this season while the Nationals have 60 HRs.

The Washington Nationals have been much better vs left-handed pitchers this season than the New York Mets who are sporting a .255 batting average vs the Nationals .293 batting average. With that batting average that makes the Nationals the 2nd highest-rated team in batting average against left-handed pitchers while the Mets would be 11th. The Nationals are the slight favorite in this one but their recent run and their efficiency against lefties gives them the upper hand as long as Corbin doesn't throw the game.

  • NY Mets are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
  • NY Mets are 11-5 SU in their last 16 games against Washington.
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets' last 9 games on the road.
  • Washington are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington's last 15 games against NY Mets.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing at home against NY Mets.