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Mets to host Nationals Saturday

April 6, 2019

Washington Nationals (3-3, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (5-2, second in the NL East)

Flushing, Queens; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Patrick Corbin (0-0, 3.00 ERA) Mets: Steven Matz (0-0, 1.69 ERA)

LINE: Nationals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals take on the New York Mets on Saturday at Citi Field.

The Mets went 40-36 in division play in 2018. New York pitchers struck out 8.9 hitters per game last season with a staff ERA of 4.07.

The Nationals finished 41-35 against NL East Division opponents in 2018. Washington pitchers struck out 8.7 hitters per game last season with a staff ERA of 4.04.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.