Nationals vs. Mets Free Pick
With ace Max Scherzer on the hill tonight, will the Nationals cover the -1.5 on the runline when they take on the Mets at 7:15PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Nationals are -1.5 (-115) on the runline to beat the Mets, who have odds of +165 to pull off the outright upset at home. With Scherzer set to face Logan Verrett in the pitching matchup, the over/under for tonight's game is sitting at 7.5 runs.
WASHINGTON: The Nationals have now won 10 of their last 11 division games after beating Noah Syndergaard and the Mets on Friday night. They're also 9-4 in their last 13 games overall, 15-7 in their last 22 games coming off a win, and 4-1 in their last five games when playing on an opponent with a losing record.
NEW YORK: Despite their loss last night, the Mets are still 9-2 in their last 11 home games and 7-2 in their last nine overall. They're also 11-2 in their last 13 home games versus a team with a winning record and have won six of seven at home when facing a right-handed starter.
OUR PICK: Take the under, which is 5-1 in Scherzer's last six starts against the Mets and is 10-4 in the last 14 meetings between these two teams when the game is in New York. The under has also cashed in six of the Nationals' last eight games versus a team with a winning record and is 8-2-1 in the Mets' last 11 games versus a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
SATURDAY MLB FREE PICK: NATIONALS/METS UNDER 7.5