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SportsPicks.com MLB Baseball Betting Analysis New York Mets at Washington Nationals June 6, 2013

The New York Mets and the Washington Nationals will both be trying to steal a win on Thursday when they battle at Nationals Park.

Righthander Shaun Marcum will take the mound for the Mets to start this game. Marcum is 0-5 this season with a 5.49 ERA.

It’ll be Gio Gonzalez toeing the rubber for the Nationals in this contest. Lefthander Gonzalez is 3-3 with a 3.64 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Nationals listed as 190-moneyline favorites versus the Mets, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.

Last time out for New York, they were a 10-1 winner as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +143 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Team records:
New York: 23-33 SU
Washington: 29-30 SU

New York most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 2-8
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Washington most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 3-6
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
NY Mets are 6-16 SU in its last 22 games when playing Washington
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games at home
Washington is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington’s last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games

Next up:
NY Mets home to Miami, Friday, June 7
Washington home to Minnesota, Friday, June 7

Who are you betting on?