Nationals vs Mets Picks and Prediction – 7/10/2024

By: Dylan Hellebrand |

Last Updated: 07/09/2024 at 3:01 PM ET

Washington Nationals at New York Mets 07/10/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 7/10/2024, 11:10 PM UTC
Latest Odds: NYM -205 ; O/U 9

Nationals vs Mets Prediction

On Wednesday, the Washington Nationals (42-48) face off against the New York Mets (44-44) at Citi Field in Queens, New York. Francisco Lindor went 3-for-4 with a run and 2 RBIs for the Mets in their 3-2 win over Pittsburgh. Stay up to date with our expert's MLB Picks.

New York comes into this matchup on a two-game winning streak, but has dropped three of their last five games prior to their series finale against Pittsburgh and series opener against Washington. Pete Alonso has hit the most home runs for the New York Mets this season, boasting a total of 18. Right behind him is Francisco Lindor, who has also shown his power at the plate with 15 home runs. Brandon Nimmo leads the team in RBIs, having driven in 53 runs to help his team. The Mets' top hitter in terms of batting average is Francisco Alvarez, who is batting .293 over the span of 39 games. Over their last five games, the Mets' pitching staff has given up an average of 5.2 runs per game. Despite these challenges, the team is currently in third place in the highly competitive National League East Division, trailing the first-place Philadelphia Phillies by thirteen games. The Mets are eager to extend their current winning streak, especially with the Washington Nationals close behind them in the standings. On average, the Mets' offense produces 4.8 runs per game, showcasing their ability to generate runs and stay competitive in games.

Washington enters this game on a one-game losing streak, but has won three of their last five games prior to their series finale against St. Louis and series opener against New York. In their 8-3 defeat against St. Louis, Jesse Winker stood out for the Nationals by securing two hits in four at-bats, contributing a run and an RBI. Among the Nationals, CJ Abrams has emerged as the leading home run hitter with a total of 14 for the season. Both Jesse Winker and Luis Garcia Jr. share the second spot in home runs for the team, each with 10 thus far. CJ Abrams not only dominates in home runs but also leads the team in RBIs with 46 this season. His contributions don't stop there; Abrams is also the top hitter for average on the Nationals, boasting a .282 batting average. Over their last five games, the Nationals have averaged 6.2 runs per game and are currently positioned fourth in the NL East Division standings. The Natioanls are striving to break their current losing streak and close the gap with the Mets in the Wild Card race. On a broader scale, Washington has averaged 4.2 runs per game throughout the season.

Our Free MLB Pick for New York Mets vs Washington Nationals

Nationals vs Mets Pick

The Washington Nationals and New York Mets are set to face each other in a critical matchup, as both teams are contending for a Wild Card playoff spot. Starting on the mound for Washington is Patrick Corbin, who has struggled this season with a record of just 1-8 and a lofty ERA of 5.49. On the other side, New York will look to Luis Severino, who has performed significantly better, holding a 5-3 record and a 3.83 ERA. Each team has faced challenges this season with their respective venues: the Mets have lost 25 of their 46 games at home, while the Nationals have also faltered on the road, dropping 25 of their 47 away games. With the All-Star break fast approaching, securing a victory is crucial for both teams to maintain their momentum and strengthen their playoff positions. So far in the season series, the Mets have dominated the Nationals, winning 5 out of their 7 encounters. As each game takes on increased importance, both teams will be looking to secure a pivotal win in this heated contest. Final Score Prediction, New York Mets win 11-8.

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