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Washington Nationals Home to the Texas Rangers in MLB Betting Odds Action

Texas Rangers


Washington Nationals
Friday, May 30, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Nationals Park

The Texas Rangers pay a visit to Washington on Friday, hoping to shut down the Nationals bats in baseball betting action at Nationals Park.

The Washington Nationals will turn to Stephen Strasburg and his 3-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Texas Rangers send Colby Lewis (4-3) to the hill.

Texas Rangers vs Washington Nationals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Washington Nationals as -190 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Washington Nationals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-4 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals bring a 25-27 record to the battle against the 28-26 Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Texas injuries news.

The Washington Nationals vs Texas Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Washington is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 13.

How Texas Rangers vs Washington Nationals Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Washington has baseball's No. 23-rated offensive output, at 8.44 hits per game. The Texas Rangers average 9.04 hits per game, good for No. 4 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Washington has the No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas was a 5-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Twins. They won as +115 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. Texas looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Twins, a 5-4 final on Thursday in support of Nick Martinez at Target Field.

In their last action, Washington was a 8-5 loser at home against the Marlins. Bettors on Miami at +134 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Washington lost a tight one on Wednesday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 8-5 score against Miami at Nationals Park.

Texas Rangers vs Washington Nationals Betting Odds Trends

Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 9 games on the road
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
Washington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games at home
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Washington, Saturday, May 31st