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Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets Free MLB Total Pick

Time: 7:10 PM EST Thursday September 11, 2014 SNNY

Location: Citi Field, New York, New York

The New York Mets host the Washington Nationals in a National League East match up.

In their last games: The Nationals lost to the Atlanta Braves 6-2 and the Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0.

Atlanta scored 6 runs on 13 hits in their 6-2 wino over the Nationals.

Mets’ rookie Rafael Montero got his first career win yesterday facing the Rockies and Colorado did not score any runs on only 4 hits.

The Nationals are 10-2 against the Mets this season.

Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:

The Nationals are 4-1 in Tanner Roark’s last 5 starts as a road favorite.

The Mets are 1-5 in Bartolo Colon’s last 6 home starts.

In the last 18 games between these 2 teams the Over record is 11-4-3.

The Nationals are 25-4 in their last 29 games against the Mets in New York.

Pitching Match Up

Washington: Tanner Roark (12-10, 2.97 ERA)
New York: Bartolo Colon (13-11, 3.96 ERA)

Betting Odds

Money Line: Pirates -113 / Phillies +103
Run Line: Pirates -1.5 +145
Total Line: Under 7 -115

Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records

Washington Nationals: 82-61 SU / O/U 71-60 / Run Line W/L 68-75
New York Mets: 70-75 SU / O/U 64-64 / Run Line W/L 84-61

Key Betting Trends

• WASH is 19-8 in their last 27 overall.
• WASH is 41-20 in their last 61 games as a road favorite.
• WASH has an Over record of 5-2-1 in their last 8 road games.
• NY is 6-1 in their last 7 overall.
• NY is 4-1 in their last 5 home games.
• NY has an Under record of 3-0-1 in their last 4 games.

Key Player Injuries

NATIONALS

Erik Davis Sprained right elbow on 60-day DL(2/13)
Taylor Jordan Right elbow soreness on 60-day DL(8/5)
Nate McLouth Right shoulder surgery – out for season on 60-day DL(8/2)
Ross Ohlendorf Right lumbar strain on 60-day DL(3/21)
Matt Purke Recovery from left elbow surgery on 60-day DL(7/25)
Ryan Zimmerman Strained right hamstring – out 6-8 weeks on 15-day DL(7/23)

METS

Matt Harvey Recovery from right elbow surgery on 60-day DL(3/30)
Bobby Parnell Torn MCL, right elbow on 60-day DL(4/1)
David Wright Left rotator cuff inflammation day-to-day(9/9)

MLB Over/Under Pick

The Mets are a nice roll winners of 4 straight and 7 of their last 8. The pitching has been solid throughout the lineup with back to back shutouts over the Rockies and holding their opponents to 3 or fewer runs in 5 straight games. Bartolo Colon gets the start for New York and he’s been sharp as of late with 4 quality starts in his last 5. Tanner Roark gets the ball for the Nationals and he’s been good all season on the road and has notched a QS in 4 of his last 5 as a visitor. He has some decent back numbers against the Mets with holding them to 2 runs per start.

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