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Washington Nationals

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates
Saturday, May 24, 2014 7:15 PM ET
PNC Park

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Washington Nationals dueling the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday at PNC Park.

Stephen Strasburg, with a record of 3-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Washington Nationals, while the Pittsburgh Pirates trot Gerrit Cole to the mound in this one. He is 4-3 so far in 2014.

Washington Nationals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Pittsburgh Pirates as -105 moneyline in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 6.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.6 win for the Nationals on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.1-3.6 result in favor of the Nationals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates sport a record of 21-26 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Nationals sit at 24-24 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Washington injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Pittsburgh Pirates and the league No. 11-ranked Washington Nationals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How Washington Nationals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has baseball's No. 19-rated offensive output, at 8.53 hits per game. The Washington Nationals average 8.46 hits per game, good for No. 19 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the No. 21-rated road mark, allowing 4.55 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Washington was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well. Washington didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Pittsburgh on Friday at PNC Park.

Washington Nationals vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Washington is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
Pittsburgh is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Pittsburgh, Sunday, May 25th

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