Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds Matchup

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The Cincinnati Reds are set to host the Washington Nationals at Great American Ball Park. This NL matchup starts at 2:10 p.m. ET and you can watch the game on both MASN and FSOH.

Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds Odds

Both teams have identical -110 moneyline odds and oddsmakers have put the Over/Under for this afternoon game at 8.5 runs. The odds for wagering on the games total stand at +100 for the under and -120 for the over. The games current runline odds stand at -160 for betting the Nationals -1.5 runs and +150 for the Reds +1.5 runs.

The Nationals just took the previous game in this series by a score of two runs to zero.

Stephen Strasburg will get the start for the visiting Nationals. The right-handed Strasburg struck out 204 hitters across 175 innings last year (with only 47 walks) while finishing the season 15-4 overall with a 2.52 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP. He made two starts against Cincinnati in 2017 and put together a 1-0 record against the Reds with a 4.50 ERA and 16 strikeouts.

The Reds have tabbed righty Luis Castillo as their starter. Castillo struck out 98 hitters over 89 innings last year with only 32 walks. Castillo finished the season 3-7 overall with a 3.12 ERA and a 1.07 WHIP. He recorded two starts against Washington a year ago and assembled a 0-1 record with a 4.09 ERA and 11 strikeouts.

Washington Nationals vs. Cincinnati Reds Free Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Nationals, ATS Winner – Nationals, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The Reds went 1-6 SU against the Nationals last season.
  • The Nationals bullpen posted an ERA of 4.34 against the Reds last year.