Pirates visit Washington Nationals in MLB clash
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals Odds
The visiting Pirates hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Nationals Park against the Washington Nationals.
Gerrit Cole gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Pirates on this day; he's 4-3 on the season. The Nationals, meanwhile, will counter with Taylor Jordan, who will be looking to improve on his 0-2 mark.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Nationals as -105 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
This game puts the Nationals, most recently No. 9 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Pirates, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pirates rank No. 12 in the National League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 14 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the National League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.
Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Nationals on July 22. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Nationals, a 6-5 final on Monday in support of Charlie Morton at Nationals Park.
Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few Pirates at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games
Pittsburgh is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 11 games
Pittsburgh at Washington, Wednesday, July 24