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Baltimore OriolesWashington Nationals
May 28, 7:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

Baltimore Orioles vs Washington Nationals Odds

28-23TEAM RECORD26-25

Washington's pitching staff and batting order hope to create an unwelcoming environment in interleague play on Tuesday when the Baltimore Orioles pay a visit to Nationals Park.

Baltimore puts its faith in starter Kevin Gausman to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-1. Getting the ball for the Nationals is Nate Karns, making his big league debut.

View Baltimore vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Nationals, most recently No. 12 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Orioles, who rate an American League No. 9 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 14 ranked National League offense (3.4 runs per game) against a Orioles defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 10 in the American League at 4.6 runs allowed per game. The Nationals have been averaging 7.5 hits per game, less than the Orioles have managed so far this season (9.7 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Washington has the National League's No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the American League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

The Orioles were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at +112 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. The Orioles grabbed a win last time out, defeating Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals 6-2 on Monday at Nationals Park.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Orioles at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Washington is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Baltimore home to Washington, Wednesday, May 29

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