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Cincinnati Reds vs Washington Nationals Highlights MLB Odds Menu

The Cincinnati Reds host Washington on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 39-50 mark against the 53-36 Nationals in MLB betting odds action at Great American Ball Park.

Washington puts its faith in starter Max Scherzer to earn a win and boost his personal mark of . Getting the ball for the Cincinnati Reds is Luis Castillo, who owns a 1-1 record on the season with a 3.13 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Cincinnati Reds were listed as 178 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9.5 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.1-4.1 result in favor of the Reds. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Cincinnati Reds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cincinnati Reds bring a 39-50 record to the battle against the 53-36 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Washington injuries news.

The Cincinnati Reds vs Washington Nationals odds would favor the Nationals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Cincinnati is rated No. 17 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 7.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Cincinnati Reds and its No. 13-rated batting order, averaging 4.76 runs per nine innings, against the No. 3 line up of the Washington Nationals at 5.52 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cincinnati has the No. 28-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

G Gonzalez silenced the Reds bats in a 5-0 victory last time out versus Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
  • Washington is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cincinnati's last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 10 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Cincinnati, Sunday, July 16th