An early season showdown between two National League East aces awaits Thursday when the Washington Nationals host the New York Mets. Dominant starters Stephen Strasburg of Washington and Jacob deGrom square off in the first of a three-game series between these division rivals. Before you make any kind of pick on this contest, you absolutely need to see what SportsLine's advanced computer model has to say. This model, which entered the week on a smoking-hot 13-2 run, sees the starting pitchers combining for more than 12 strikeouts Thursday. We can also tell you the model loves the Under seven runs, projecting the Under in two-thirds of simulations. But it also favors one side of the money line with a selection that hits 7 percent higher than sportsbook odds suggest. Will the favored Nationals take care of business, or will the underdog price on the Mets prove to be the sharp side? … Join SportsLine now to see which side of Mets-Nationals you should support Thursday from an advanced computer model that is on a 13-2 hot streak!