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New York Mets @ Washington Nationals - July 4, 2024

July 04, 2024, 10:02am EDT

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As a retired coach with years of experience in baseball, allow me to offer insights into the upcoming matchup between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals. The game is set to be an intriguing battle between two teams with slightly different trajectories this season.

On the mound for the Mets will be left-hander Jose Quintana. With a 3-5 record and a 4.3 ERA, Quintana has shown glimpses of his potential but has also faced some challenges this season. His ability to hit his spots and keep hitters off balance will be crucial for the Mets’ success in this game.

Opposing Quintana will be Jake Irvin for the Nationals. Irvin, with a 6-6 record and a 4.1 ERA, has been a solid presence on the mound for Washington this season. His command and ability to generate strikeouts will be key against a potent Mets lineup.

Looking at the batting stats, the Mets have been slightly more productive than the Nationals this season. With higher averages in runs scored, hits, RBIs, batting average, and on-base slugging percentage, the Mets have shown their ability to put runs on the board consistently.

On the other hand, while the Nationals have had some struggles at times, they still pose a threat offensively with their ability to get on base and drive in runs when needed.

In terms of recent performance, both teams are coming off losses in their last outing against each other. However, based on their overall records and recent form, I predict that the Mets will come out on top in this matchup.

With their stronger batting lineup and Quintana’s experience on the mound, I expect the Mets to edge out the Nationals in what could be a closely contested game. The over/under is likely to be surpassed given both teams’ offensive capabilities.

In conclusion, as we gear up for what promises to be an exciting game between division rivals, my prediction stands firm: The Mets will emerge victorious over the Nationals in Thursday’s showdown at Nationals Park.

Washington Nationals vs New York Mets
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Wager TypeWashington NationalsNew York Mets
Team DataWashington NationalsNew York Mets
Runs4.144.90
Hits7.778.63
Runs Batted In3.914.70
Batting Average0.2300.242
On-Base Slugging65.08%72.16%
Walks2.913.27
Strikeouts8.088.81
Earned Run Average4.094.28