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Austin Bibens-Dirkx, Max Scherzer Take Mound in Texas Rangers vs Washington Nationals Tilt

The Washington Nationals host Texas on Sunday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 38-23 mark against the 29-32 Rangers in MLB betting odds action at Nationals Park.

Max Scherzer gets the call for the Washington Nationals and he will try to build on a 7-3 mark. In the other dugout, Austin Bibens-Dirkx brings a 1-0 ledger to the game for the Texas Rangers as he tries to quiet the Nationals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Washington Nationals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -250 at BetOnline for Sunday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.1-3.2 victory for the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals bring a 38-23 record to the battle against the 29-32 Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Texas injuries news.

This game puts the Washington Nationals, most recently No. 4 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Texas Rangers, who rate a No. 24 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Texas Rangers rank No. 21 at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with the Washington Nationals No. 1 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the No. 17-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas won a close affair on Saturday in their last outing, defeating Washington 6-3 in extra innings at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Washington is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Houston, Monday, June 12th
Washington home to Atlanta, Monday, June 12th