New York takes 6-game win streak into game with Washington
; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Nationals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: New York enters the game as winners of their last six games.
The Mets are 27-24 against NL East opponents. The New York offense has compiled a .254 batting average as a team this season, Jeff McNeil leads the team with a mark of .339.
The Nationals are 30-22 against division opponents. Washington’s team on-base percentage of .330 is third in the National League. Juan Soto leads the club with an OBP of .393.
Adam Eaton leads the Nationals with 118 hits and is batting .280. Soto is 9-for-37 with a double, four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Washington.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 9-1, .271 batting average, 2.57 ERA, outscored opponents by 33 runs
Nationals: 6-4, .261 batting average, 5.16 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs
Nationals Injuries: Austen Williams: (shoulder), Austin Voth: (bicep), Jonny Venters: (shoulder), Max Scherzer: (rhomboid), Jeremy Hellickson: (shoulder), Koda Glover: (forearm), Roenis Elias: (hamstring), Ryan Zimmerman: (foot), Anthony Rendon: (toe), Howie Kendrick: (hamstring).