New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 5/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Washington Nationals
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
The New York Mets (20-10) are headed to Nationals Park on Tuesday where they will take on the Washington Nationals (10-20). The pitchers taking the mound are Carlos Carrasco and Patrick Corbin.
New York has a slugging rate of .384 and have struck out 231 times, while taking a walk on 101 occasions. They have earned 126 runs batted in and 257 hits for the year, and their average at the plate is .255. The Mets have tallied 48 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 25 baseballs out of the stadium. They have a total of 136 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .335. As a team, the New York Mets are notching 4.5 runs per outing, which ranks them 7th in baseball.
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The Mets have a team earned run average of 3.24 so far this year (5th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 298 hitters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.63 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.07. Mets pitchers have given up 26 long balls in addition to 100 total runs (6th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 82 hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.14 as a squad on the season.
The Mets relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 69.2% and has come into the game in 33 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 26 base runners on the campaign and 46.2% of them ended up scoring. Mets bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 23 times and also have had 21 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mets have dispatched 91 relievers to the mound on the year. The relievers have tallied 20 holds so far this season (10th in MLB). They have accumulated 9 saves over the course of the season and have not converted 4 of their 13 chances to save the game.
The New York Mets have earned 801 putouts so far this season, in addition to 233 assists and 12 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .989 which ranks 6th in baseball, and have 18 double plays. The Mets have transformed 72.0% of balls hit into play into outs in their 2,403 innings, ranking them 7th in baseball.
Carrasco has taken the mound for 1,326 innings and has earned 1,383 strikeouts so far in his career. His ERA is 3.85 (567 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.201. He has allowed 1,248 base knocks (8.5 hits per nine innings) and has 345 free passes. Carrasco (91-79 career mark) has a FIP of 3.48 and he has gone up against 5,473 opposing batters in the major leagues.
The Nationals hold a slugging percentage of .366 and they are scoring 4.17 runs per game (14th in the league). They have recorded 51 doubles, while taking a walk 90 times as well as scoring 125 runs. Washington has hit 20 home runs this year as well as 119 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 226 occasions (23rd in baseball) and have tallied 256 base knocks. The Washington Nationals have accumulated an on-base percentage of .319 and a batting average of .254 this year.
The Nationals hold a team WHIP of 1.462 in addition to having a FIP of 4.15 as a pitching staff so far this year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.07 (248 strikeouts vs 120 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 30th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 262. They have conceded 28 dingers and they give up 5.34 runs per 9 innings (28th in MLB). The Washington pitching staff have conceded 155 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 4.93 (143 earned runs yielded).
Washington bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 38.9% of 72 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 21 times in high leverage situations and also on 37 occasions with runners on base. With 18 save situations, the Nationals have accrued 13 holds and also 2 blown saves. They sit at 27th in the league with a save rate of 60.0%, and they have sent 120 relief pitchers onto the diamond this season. Washington has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 5 save chances and they have tallied 3 saves.
In 2,355 innings on the field, the Nationals hold a efficiency on defense of 66.9% (28th in pro baseball). The Washington Nationals have gotten 18 double plays and have a fielding rate of .979 (25th in professional baseball). The Nationals have racked up 267 assists, 23 errors and have 785 putouts over the course of the season.
So far in his pro baseball career, Corbin has conceded 1,427 base knocks while he has totaled 1,364 punch outs in 1,412 innings. He has conceded 651 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.316 and having a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.16 and he has gone up against 6,014 hitters thus far in his career. Corbin (81-89 career record) holds a 4.15 ERA and has allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York
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