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Washington Nationals Home to the Cincinnati Reds in MLB Betting Odds Action

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Washington and Cincinnati on Friday, with the host Nationals trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

For the Washington Nationals, Tanner Roark gets the ball, charged with keeping the Cincinnati Reds hitters off the base paths. He'll face Anthony DeSclafani, 2-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Washington Nationals as -195 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.4-3.1 win for the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Washington (48-32) will face the 29-51 Reds in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Washington Nationals rated this week at No. 5 and the Cincinnati Reds sitting at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Washington has baseball's No. 12-rated offensive output, at 8.56 hits per game. The Cincinnati Reds average 7.9 hits per game, good for No. 28 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the No. 30-rated road mark, allowing 6.41 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Reds endured a 13-4 loss at the hands of the Nationals on Thursday, with B Finnegan throwing 2.1 innings of 5-hit ball at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 9 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Washington, Saturday, July 2nd