New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals odds, tips and betting trends | May 30

On Monday, a battle of NL East rivals is on the schedule, with the Washington Nationals (18-31) visiting the New York Mets (32-17) at 7:10 PM ET.

The Mets are favored at home (-188) against the Nationals (+159). The matchup on the mound for this contest is set with the New York Mets looking to David Peterson (2-0), and Erick Fedde (3-3) answering the bell for the Washington Nationals.

The Mets won 5-4 over the Phillies yesterday in their most recent game. Edwin Diaz was the winning pitcher after throwing one inning without giving up a hit or an earned run while striking out one, while Starling Marte finished 2-for-5 with a triple to lead them offensively.

The Nationals picked up a 6-5 victory over the Rockies yesterday. Juan Soto (2-for-3 with a double, a home run and two RBI) led the way offensively, while Josiah Gray got the win on the mound after going five innings, giving up one earned run on three hits while striking out three.

Before this Mets vs. Nationals showdown, here’s everything you need to prepare for Monday’s MLB action.

New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals Odds and Betting Lines

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  • Favorite: Mets (-188, bet $188 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Nationals (+159, bet $100 to win $159)
  • Over/under: 8.5

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Mets Stats and Trends

Mets Betting Records

  • This season, the Mets have won 27 out of the 41 games, or 65.9%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • This season, New York has won five of its six games when favored by at least -188 on the moneyline.
  • The Mets have a 65.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Games involving New York have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 25 of 51 chances this season.
  • The Mets are 30-19-0 against the spread this season.

David Peterson (Mets Probable Starter)

  • The Mets will send Peterson (2-0) to the mound for his fifth start this season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Tuesday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed three hits in six innings against the San Francisco Giants.
  • The 26-year-old has pitched to a 2.16 ERA this season with 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.2 walks per nine across five games.
  • Peterson will look to finish five or more innings for the fourth start in a row.
  • The Nationals have scored 201 runs this season, which ranks 12th in MLB. They are batting .253 for the campaign with 32 home runs, 29th in the league.

Mets Batting Stats

  • The Mets have hit 42 homers this season, which ranks 20th in the league.
  • Hitters for the Mets rank eighth in the majors with a combined .401 team slugging percentage.
  • New York has a team batting average of .260 this season, which ranks third among MLB teams.
  • The Mets have scored the second-most runs in the league this season with 243.
  • New York is among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking second with an OBP of .333.
  • The Mets are one of the most disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking eighth with an average of 7.5 strikeouts per game.

Nationals Stats and Trends

Nationals Betting Records

  • The Nationals have been chosen as underdogs in 40 games this year and have walked away with the win 13 times (32.5%) in those games.
  • Washington has a win-loss record of 6-9 when favored by +159 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Nationals have an implied victory probability of 38.6% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Washington and their opponents have gone over in 25 of their 50 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • In 50 games with a line this season, the Nationals have a mark of 20-30-0 against the spread.

Erick Fedde (Nationals Probable Starter)

  • Fedde makes the start for the Nationals, his 10th of the season. He is 3-3 with a 3.55 ERA and 42 strikeouts over 45 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent appearance came on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, when the righty threw six scoreless innings while allowing four hits.
  • In nine games this season, the 29-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.55, with 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .238 against him.
  • Fedde has registered two quality starts this year.
  • Fedde will try to go five or more innings for his third straight appearance. He’s averaging 5.0 frames per outing.
  • He will take the hill against a Mets offense that is hitting .260 as a unit (third in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .401 (eighth in the league) with 42 total home runs (20th in MLB action).
  • Head-to-head against the Mets this season, Fedde has thrown five innings, giving up two earned runs on five hits while striking out five.

Nationals Batting Stats

  • The Nationals are second-worst in MLB action with 32 home runs.
  • This season, the Nationals’ .369 slugging percentage is 22nd in baseball.
  • Washington’s .253 batting average is fourth-best in the league.
  • Averaging 4.1 runs per game (201 total), the Nationals are the 12th-highest scoring team in MLB play.
  • Washington ranks ninth in the league with a .318 on-base percentage.
  • The Nationals strike out 7.2 times per game to rank fifth in the league.

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Mets vs. Nationals: Live Streaming Info & Game Time

  • Game Day: Monday, May 30, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Stadium: Citi Field
  • TV Channel: SportsNet NY
  • Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)

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