San Francisco Giants vs Washington Nationals Betting Matchup Report

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May 22, 3:45 PM | GrassAT&T Park

Washington Nationals vs San Francisco Giants Odds

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San Francisco will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Washington Nationals pay a visit to AT&T Park.

San Francisco hands the ball to starter Madison Bumgarner in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-2 mark on the year. Washington counters with Gio Gonzalez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Giants bats at the same time.

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Betting Line:
The visitors were +-133 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 7-ranked Giants and the National League No. 12-rated Nationals in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Francisco's National League No. 4-ranked scoring average of 4.7 runs per game, against a Nationals offense rated No. 13 and scoring 3.4 runs per game in the league. The Giants have averaged 9.4 hits per game to date this season, more than the Nationals hitters have managed (7.3 per nine innings).

Defensively, Washington features the National League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.6 runs per game. San Francisco, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the National League at home, scoring 4.7 runs per game.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Giants on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -119 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Washington lost a tight one on Tuesday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 4-2 score against San Francisco at AT&T Park.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

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

A few Nationals at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing San Francisco
Washington is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Francisco is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing Washington
San Francisco is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Francisco's last 12 games

Next up:
Washington home to Philadelphia, Friday, May 24
San Francisco home to Colorado, Friday, May 24

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