Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces for MLB news and notes. MLB Betting Predictions are winning at a remarkable rate and will continue through the 2016 World Series.
The (25-18) New York Mets of the National League East Division will travel to the “NATION’S CAPITAL” for the first of a three-game series. The Mets will play the (27-17) Washington Nationals also of the NL East in 2016 Major League Baseball action.
The teams will play at Nationals Park in the downtown section of Washington; D.C. Gametime is at 7:05 PM EST. On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the New York Mets are one of the favorites to represent the National League in the 2016 World Series. The Washington Nationals have been knocking on the door; it’s time to kick it in.
The Nationals also have the talent to win the division. The Opening Betting line has the New York Mets as a +150 Road Underdog. The Betting Odds Total is seven runs for Tuesday’s game.
The 2016 New York Mets are coming off of a home sweep against the lowly Milwaukee Brewers. The Mets are second in the NL East, a game and a half behind Washington. New York is 10-8 vs. divisional opponents this season. Starting Pitcher Matt Harvey will have a chance to get back in Washington. The Nationals scored seven runs in the third inning the last meeting between the teams.
Washington beat the Mets 9-2. New York “ACE” Noah Syndergaard got the only victory in the previous week’s home set against the Nationals. Harvey is looking to regain his form after two tough outings, both losses.
Mets Center Fielder Yoenis Cespedes leads the batting order with 14 home runs and thirty-five RBI’S. The former Oakland slugger also has a team-high .298 batting average with a .381 on-base percentage. The New York Mets end the month with a homestand, hosting the Dodgers and the White Sox.
Bovada list the New York Mets at +700 to repeat as National League Pennant winners.
The Washington Nationals have won four of their last six baseball contests. Washington took two of three in New York from May. 17-19 and the same in Miami this past weekend.
The Washington pitching staff has been “RED HOT” the past six games. The Miami Marlins put three runs on the scoreboard on Saturday. May 21, in a 3-2 home victory over the “NATS”. Max Scherzer came back the next day and dominated Miami in an 8-2 triumph.
The comeback of Stephen Strasburg is the talk of the “BELTWAY” so far this season. The former number-one overall draft pick from San Diego State is regaining his form and has seven wins.
Manager Dusty Baker is optimistic about the Nationals chances of taking the division by storm.
Sluggers Bryce Harper and Daniel Murphy are among the best in Major League Baseball at the plate. Strasburg is looking for his second win of the season against the Mets and Matt Harvey.
The Washington Nationals are listed at +1,000 to win the 2016 World Series Title.
Free Pick: Mets+150. Also Play Online Poker Plus Other Casino Games and enter some of the best Tournaments on the World Wide Web. Bet Here.