Two National League East teams showdown in the Nation’s capital on Friday as the New York Mets will be the road team as they face the Washington Nationals in game two of their doubleheader from Major League Baseball. The Mets and Nationals get things started in game two from Nationals Park at 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the MLB Extra Innings channel. Find out the MLB odds at Top Bet sportsbook.
The MLB betting odds from game two of this contest have the road side New York Mets favored by –127 odds with the take back on the home underdog Washington Nationals at +117 odds. The run total came in at seven runs. Those who wager on the New York Mets on the run line and lay the –1 ½ runs will get back +135 odds. Bettors who chose to take the +1 ½ run head start with the Washington Nationals will lay –155 odds for their run line wager.
The starters for this NL East division contest will feature young phenom Matt Harvey on the hill for the Mets as he will oppose Ross Ohlendorf for the Nationals. On the season Matt Harvey who was the National League All Star starter is 8-2 on this season working 20 games with an ERA of 2.23 and WHIP of 0.89. Ohlendorf works just his second game as a starter but has compiled an ERA of 2.02 and WHIP of 0.94 working 26 2/3rd innings in the 2013 campaign.
Both teams are suffering through under .500 seasons with the Mets at 45-53 on the year and the Nationals at 49-53. The Nationals have lost a lot of ground to first place Atlanta as the team trails by eight games with just 60 games remaining to be played. They have struggled for runs as the club has been held to two runs or less in five of their past seven games. Washington has just recently broke a six game losing streak with a win against Pittsburgh on Wednesday. New York has been down for much of the season but enters play in this series winners of four of their past six games.
With our MLB pick for Friday we will play on the New York Mets and Washington Nationals to play under the total of seven runs in game two of their doubleheader. Washington has not hit and both pitchers enter play in good form and the game will be played in a pitcher friendly park. Prior to wagering get the best number by comparing the sports odds.