The battle between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals is turning into an absolute dogfight that will last all 162 games. There will be, with rivals for each team up and down the division ranks, battles every week to see who will represent the East in the playoffs. The National League East might be the most star studded division, with names like Matt Harvey, Bryce Harper, Giancarlo Stanton, Max Scherzer, Jacob deGrom and Yoenis Cespedes. The list goes on and on.
The East was weak for a few years but has evolved to a point where you’re in trouble if you do not have one legitimate ace and home run hitter.
The National League East might be the most exciting race as you will definitely see the first place change hands a few times throughout the season. Look for this one to come down to the wire. We reckon the Mets are still too good to be trumped.
Best National League East Sportsbook Odds
Expect the Mets and Nationals to both eclipse the 90 win mark thanks to players like Bryce Harper, who has proven the sky is the limit and may just be the NL MVP for years to come.
The Mets have a roster that commands respect due to the arms they put on the mound day after day. The Mets have two Cy Young contenders on their staff if the 2015 playoffs are any indication.
What Are The National League East Standings Today
Check out what the National League standings to get a handle on who is hottest at the moment and make all of your baseball wagers accordingly.
How to Make Money Betting on the National League East
The tricky aspect of figuring out how to make money betting on the National League East is picking which team you think is going to win the World Series. The NL East has transformed into a powerhouse division that will likely make a run at the Fall Classic.
Aside from future bets, look for both the Nationals and the Mets to produce incredible individual campaigns due to the presence of Bryce Harper and Harvey, deGrom and Syndergaard for years to come. The Mets have a great pitching rotation, one that will 20 game winners.
Pay attention to which pitcher is getting the most run support. The Mets rotation, on most days, needs only 3 or 4 runs to get the job done.
Don’t forget about Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins when considering MVP candidates. Stanton hits the ball the furthest out of any one in the big league’s and will be looking to remind everyone of what he is capable after coming back from an injury-riddled season.