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

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Great American Ball Park on Friday as the host Cincinnati Reds battle the Washington Nationals in baseball betting odds action.

Cincinnati sends Anthony DeSclafani out against Stephen Strasburg for the Washington Nationals in this game. DeSclafani is 2-4 with a 3.46 ERA on the season, while Strasburg is 3-5 on the year and has a 6.50 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington Nationals were listed as -143 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.5-3.3 victory for the Nationals. 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 sport a record of 19-27 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Nationals sit at 28-19 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Washington injuries news.

The Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 29 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Nationals sit at No. 3 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Cincinnati owns the No. 26 ranking for hits at 7.85 per game. By contrast, the Washington Nationals are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.6 per game.

Washington brings the No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Reds's No. 22-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Max Scherzer chucked 7 shutout innings at the Cubs in their last game, striking out 13 in a 3-0 win against Chicago in baseball action at Wrigley Field.

Cincinnati suffered a 6-4 loss against Colorado on Wednesday, as Mike Leake wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Washington's last 23 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Cincinnati, Saturday, May 30th