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Giants open as moneyline underdog vs Nationals

San Francisco GiantsWashington Nationals
May 2, 7:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

San Francisco Giants vs Washington Nationals Odds

13-14TEAM RECORD13-14

The Washington Nationals host San Francisco on Monday, looking to build on their 13-14 mark against the 13-14 Giants in MLB betting action at Nationals Park.

San Francisco puts its faith in starter Madison Bumgarner to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-4. Getting the ball for the Nationals is Tom Gorzelanny, who owns a 0-2 record on the season with a 3.97 ERA.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Nationals as -110 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 7.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Nationals at No. 12 in the National League and the Giants at No. 8 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 13 ranked National League offense (3.8 runs per game) against a Giants defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 in the National League at 3.8 runs allowed per game. The Nationals have been averaging 7.4 hits per game, less than the Giants have managed so far this season (8.2 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Washington has the National League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the National League's No. 5 mark in runs allowed.

San Francisco lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Nationals on May 1. Bettors who backed the Nationals at +110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Giants endured a 5-2 loss at the hands of the Nationals on Sunday, with Matt Cain throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Nationals Park.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Washington are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Giants at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
San Francisco is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing Washington
San Francisco is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Washington is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Washington is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games when playing San Francisco

Next up:
San Francisco at NY Mets, Tuesday, May 3
Washington at Philadelphia, Tuesday, May 3

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