Nationals vs Mets Picks and Prediction – 7/9/2024

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 07/08/2024 at 3:14 PM ET

Washington Nationals at New York Mets 07/09/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 7/9/2024, 11:10 PM UTC
Latest Odds: NYM -136 ; O/U 8

Nationals vs Mets Prediction

The Washington Nationals open a three-game series on the road Tuesday versus the New York Mets. Washington is 42-48 following an 8-3 loss to the St Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Washington has lost two of the first three games of a four-game series with St Louis that will conclude on Monday. The Nationals are fourth in the National League East, 16 games behind first-place Philadelphia. Make sure you stay up to date with all the MLB action, with our MLB previews.

CJ Abrams is batting .282 to lead Washington and is the leader in home runs with 14, in RBI with 46 and hits with 92. Jesse Winker is the leader in on-base percentage at .383. Washington has a team batting average of .239 and a slugging percentage of .371. On Tuesday, Washington will send Jake Irvin to the mound. The right-hander is 7-6 with a 2.80 ERA, 94 Ks and 24 BBs.

The New York Mets improved to 44-44 following a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Francisco Lindor hit a 9th-inning two-run single to help rally the Mets to the victory on the road. New York will conclude a four-game series with Pittsburgh on Monday. New York is third in the National League East, 13 games behind the first-place Phillies

Harrison Bader is batting .271 to lead New York, while Francisco Lindor is the leader in hits with 90. Brandon Nimmo is the leader in RBI with 53 and an on-base percentage of .364. Pete Alonso is the leader in home runs with 18. New York has a team batting average of .247 and a slugging percentage of .414. On Tuesday, New York will send Jose Quintana to the mound. The left-hander is 3-5 with a 4.22 ERA, 66 Ks and 32 BBs.

Our Free MLB Pick for New York Mets vs Washington Nationals

Nationals vs Mets Pick

Last Thursday, when these two met in Washington, the same two pitchers were on the mound and a total of just one run was scored. Therefore, the play here is UNDER. Washington starting pitcher Jake Irvin has had three consecutive above-average outings, allowing just two runs across 20, including a 1-0 victory over the Mets last Thursday. New York start Jose Quintana has allowed just three runs across the last 23 ⅓ innings. Final Score Prediction, Washington Nationals win but our best play is UNDER 3-2.

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