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San Francisco Giants home to Nationals in baseball betting action

Washington NationalsSan Francisco Giants
May 20, 10:15 PM | GrassAT&T Park

Washington Nationals vs San Francisco Giants Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at AT&T Park on Monday as host San Francisco battles the Washington Nationals in baseball odds action.

The match puts starter Zach Duke for the Nationals on the hill facing Ryan Vogelsong for the Giants. Duke brings a 0-0 mark to the game, while Vogelsong is 1-4 to date on the season.

View Washington vs San Francisco Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, San Francisco sat as -125 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 8, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Giants at No. 7 in the National League and the Nationals at No. 12 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Francisco's No. 4 ranked National League offense (4.6 runs per game) against a Nationals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 in the National League at 3.9 runs allowed per game. The Giants have been averaging 9.2 hits per game, more than the Nationals have managed so far this season (7.5 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the National League's No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. San Francisco, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Washington was a 13-4 loser on the road against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at -137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (17) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Washington didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 13-4 to San Diego on Sunday at PETCO Park.

Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 5-0 loser as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at -138 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Giants were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Colorado staff and losing 5-0 to the Rockies on Sunday at Coors Field.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing San Francisco are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

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

Next up:
Washington at San Francisco, Tuesday, May 21