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San Francisco Giants Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals get a visit from the San Francisco Giants in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Washington hands the ball to starter Edwin Jackson in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-2 mark on the year. San Francisco counters with Chris Stratton, who will try to quiet the fans and the Nationals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington Nationals were listed as -170 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 10 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nationals to win this game 4.9-3.5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Washington (68-45) will face the 46-70 Giants in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs San Francisco injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Washington Nationals and the No. 14-rated San Francisco Giants in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Washington owns the No. 2 ranking for hits at 9.52 per game. By contrast, the San Francisco Giants are rated No. 19 in the same category at 8.52 per game.

Defensively, San Francisco features the No. 29-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.6 runs per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 at home, scoring 5.51 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Francisco rolled to a 3-1 win against Chicago on Wednesday, as M Bumgarner and the Giants' bats led the team to victory at AT&T Park.

Washington rolled to a 3-2 win against Miami on Thursday, as T Roark and the Nationals' bats led the team to victory at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • San Francisco is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Washington is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Washington, Saturday, August 12th