Jordan Zimmermann (14-5, 2.66 ERA) and Jacob deGrom (9-6, 2.69 ERA) take the hill in the second of a three-game series between the Washington Nationals (0-1) and the New York Mets (1-0) at Nationals Park. The Mets won the last game 3-1 and New York leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 7:05 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Apr. 8 and can be seen on SNY and MASN2.
Zimmermann is 7-5 with a 2.98 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, and 91 strikeouts against the Mets. Bryce Harper (.500 ) kept up his hot start Monday, going 2 for 4 with one run, one home run, and one RBI. Against the Nationals, deGrom is 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, and four strikeouts. Lucas Duda (.500 ) has been successful at the plate to the start the season for the Mets, going 2 for 4 Monday with two RBIs.
Washington is a -122 favorite against New York and the Over/Under (O/U) for this game is sitting at seven runs.
The Mets have the edge in the season series, 1-0.
Predictions: SU Winner - NYM, O/U - Over
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games.
NY Mets are 7-3 SU in its last 10 games.
NY Mets are 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Washington.
NY Mets are 5-20 SU in its last 25 games when playing Washington.
NY Mets are 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against NY Mets.