Nationals take on the Reds in Cincinnati
Johnny Cueto will get a chance to pitch the Cincinnati Reds to a victory at home on Saturday afternoon as they play host to the Washington Nationals in baseball betting action.
Cueto sits at 10-6 with a sparkling 2.18 ERA on the season, and he's 5-3 with a 4.58 ERA in his nine career outings against the Nationals. Gio Gonzalez (6-5, 3.74 ERA) will take the mound for the Nationals in Saturday's matchup.
Washington Nationals vs Cincinnati Reds Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the Cincinnati Reds in this matchup found them as -123 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Cincinnati Reds Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.6-3.9 result in favor of the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Cincinnati (51-51) will face the 56-44 Nationals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Washington injuries news.
The Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 14 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Nationals sit at No. 7 on the same chart.
How Washington Nationals vs Cincinnati Reds Stats Matchup
The game also pits Cincinnati Reds No. 27-rated offense, averaging 3.82 runs per game, against a Washington Nationals defense that ranks No. 4 at 3.5 in runs allowed per game. The Cincinnati Reds have averaged 8.17 hits per game so far, less than Washington Nationals batters have averaged on the year (8.65 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.74 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Nationals were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -124 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Washington looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Reds, a 4-1 final on Friday in support of Tanner Roark at Great American Ball Park.
Washington Nationals vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Trends
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 12 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
Cincinnati is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Washington at Cincinnati, Sunday, July 27th