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New York Mets vs Washington Nationals 8/5/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

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The New York Mets will play against the Washington Nationals at the Nationals Park in Washington on Wednesday, August 05, 2020 at 6:05 PM ET. New York is preparing to get back from that 5-3 loss to the Nationals, Tuesday night. Washington will try to duplicate their last win over the Mets. The New York Mets, with a 4-8 standing and .333 this season, are in 5th place behind the Phillies in the NL East Division and in 13th place in the National League. The Washington Nationals are in 7th place in the National League, with a 4-4 standing and a team percentage of .500. The Nationals are in 3rd place behind the Marlins in the NL East Division.

New York was led by Michael Conforto in their offense with two Runs Batted In (RBI) and a homer. Pete Alonzo contributed an RBI to complete the Mets’ scoring in that loss. Brandon Nimmo, J.D. Davis, Wilson Ramos, Brian Dozier, Ryan Cordell and Tomas Nido each chipped in a base hit to seal off New York’s offense in that defeat. Rick Porcello was assigned to start Wednesday’s showdown for the Mets. This Season, Porcello is 0-1 with a 13.50 ERA and 6 strikeouts, and he is 2-0 with a 3.21 ERA and 11 Ks in his career against the Nationals.

New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Predictions 8/5/2020

Washington, in their objective to repeat Tuesday’s victory, will depend on Josh Harrison’s leadership with two RBIs and a home run. Howie Kendrick and Starlin Castro added a 4-for-4 with a solo homer, and 2-for-4 with an RBI, respectively. Daniel Hudson posted his second save of the season to finish off the 9th inning. The Nationals will be fielding Max Scherzer as starter in this match-up, and he is 0-1 with a 2.84 ERA and 21 strikeouts this year. In his career playing against New York, Scherzer is 10-5 with a 2.63 ERA and 183 strikeouts.

The Mets reported 12 key players on their injury list, including 5 pitchers. Starting Pitchers Marcus Stroman (calf) and Noah Syndergaard (elbow), Relief Pitchers Robert Gsellman (triceps), Brad Brach (no injury related reason), and Walker Lockett (back) will not step on the mound tonight. 3B Jed Lowrie (knee) and Jeff McNeil (back), Second Baseman Robinson Cano (groin), Shortstop Amed Rosario (quadriceps), Catcher Rene Rivera (elbow), Right Fielder Eduardo Nunez (knee), and Center Fielder Jake Marisnick (hamstring), will be sitting on the bench for New York.

The Nationals will be missing six players in tonight’s match-up. Relief Pitchers Wander Suero (undisclosed status), Will Harris (groin), & Roenis Elias (elbow) and Starting Pitcher Stephen Strasburg (hand) will not be pitching for Washington tonight. First Baseman Eric Thames (back) and Third Baseman Adrian Sanchez (Achilles) cannot guard their bases tonight.

New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals. The MLB Pick for this game is Washington -2.5. New York is 10-28 in their last 38 match-ups as a road underdog, and the under is 8-3-1 in the Mets’ last 12 outings on the road. Washington is 39-12 in their last 51 contests as a home favourite, and the under is 4-1-1 in the Nationals’ last 6 games at home. The prediction, Washington will win 5-2.

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New York Mets vs Washington Nationals 8/5/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 6:05 PM ET

Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

Date: Wednesday, August 05, 2020


MLB Odds: Washington Nationals -2.5

MLB Totals: 8.5

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