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Washington Nationals take on the Cincinnati Reds with Odds and Betting Pick

The Cincinnati Reds look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Washington Nationals arrive at Great American Ball Park on Saturday.

Cincinnati sends Raisel Iglesias out against Gio Gonzalez for the Washington Nationals in this game. Iglesias is 1-1 with a 4.26 ERA on the season, while Gonzalez is 4-2 on the year and has a 4.53 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Cincinnati Reds in this matchup found them as 119 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.6-3.5 win for the Nationals. A 5.6-3.5 result in favor of the Nationals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 20-27 record to the battle against the 28-20 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Washington injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 29 (Cincinnati Reds) and the No. 3 (Washington Nationals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has baseball's No. 26-rated offensive output, at 7.91 hits per game. The Washington Nationals average 8.62 hits per game, good for No. 12 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the No. 23-rated road mark, allowing 4.56 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 20 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington suffered a 5-2 loss against Cincinnati on Friday, as Stephen Strasburg wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Cincinnati, Sunday, May 31st