Update: This game has been reportedly postponed due to COVID-19 concerns
The Washington Nationals' hopes for a fast start to the 2021 campaign were dealt a blow when it was revealed that five players will be unavailable for Thursday's season opener against the visiting New York Mets due to COVID-19 issues. One player tested positive for Washington and four others have been quarantined due to contact tracing.
First pitch is at 7:09 p.m. ET at Nationals Park. New York is the -145 favorite on the money line at William Hill Sportsbook, while the Over-Under for runs scored is 6.5 in the latest Mets vs. Nationals odds (see up-to-date lines for every game on our MLB odds page).
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