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Washington vs. NY Mets, 08/01/2015 19:10 EDT, Score: 2 - 3

Money Line: -144 NY Mets

Sportsbook: 5Dimes

Result: Win

This is an 8* play on the NYM.

The Mets only trail Washington by two games in the NL East standings, and they will look to cut that deficit in half with a win at home tonight. New York is 36-18 at home, while the Nats have a losing record on the road.

Jacob deGrom will toe the slab for the Metropolitans, and he's almost unbeatable at home in New York. deGrom (10-6, 2.05 ERA) tossed seven scoreless innings, giving up just two hits in a 3-2 home win opposite Zack Greinke in his last start. He's 5-2 with a 1.48 ERA in 10 starts at Citi Field this year.

The Nats hand the ball to Joe Ross, who is coming off back to back losses. Ross (2-3, 3.03 ERA) allowed three runs on five hits over six innings in a 3-1 loss at Pittsburgh his last time out. He was tagged for three runs on four hits over 6 1/3 innings in a home loss to the Mets prior to that.

Yoenis Cespedes will make his Mets debut tonight, and he's coming in swinging a red hot bat. He's batting .375 with four home runs and seven RBIs over the last seven days.

Take NYM.


Jesse Schule

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