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Washington Nationals take on the San Diego Padres with Odds and Betting Pick

The San Diego Padres get a visit from the Washington Nationals in MLB baseball betting action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The match puts starter Max Scherzer for the Washington Nationals on the hill facing Andrew Cashner for the San Diego Padres. Scherzer brings a 3-3 mark to the game, while Cashner is 1-6 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington Nationals were listed as -121 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 6 before betting started earlier on Saturday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.9-4.4 win for the Nationals on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.9-4.4 result in favor of the Nationals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs San Diego Padres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

19-18 San Diego battles the Nationals, currently with a 20-17 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Washington injuries news.

The San Diego Padres sit at No. 25 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Nationals sit at No. 7 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Washington Nationals rank No. 10 at 8.89 hits per game. That compares with the San Diego Padres No. 11 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the No. 26-rated road mark, allowing 5.14 runs per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington ran up the score in their last game on Friday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 10-0 victory against San Diego.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 9 games
  • San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games at home
  • San Diego is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at San Diego, Sunday, May 17th