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Sat May 27 4:10PM

Nationals vs Royals Predictions & Best Bets

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The Washington Nationals are traveling to play the Kansas City Royals at the Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium stadium on Saturday, 5/27/2023 @ 4:10pm EST. Josiah Gray (ERA: 2.65) will be the starting pitcher for Nationals and Brady Singer (ERA: 7.48) will be starting for Royals. Kansas City is the betting favorite opening at -110 and the current line is Kansas City -129.

Nationals vs Royals Prediction for Today's Game

Based on recent trends and head to head stats, the Scorecaster predicts Nationals to win today's game by 2 points and the total to go over 9.5 points.

PREDICTED SCORE: Washington 6 to Kansas City 4

Scorecaster algorithmic predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Washington Nationals and Kansas City Royals, including recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups from recent history.

Curated Picks & Predictions

  • The SportsJaw community predicts Washington Nationals to win (63%)
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Kansas City will win straight-up is 56%.
  • Based on the current lines, Oddsmakers predict Kansas City Royals to win and the total score to be 9.5.
  • OddsShark predicts Kansas City will win and the total will go under.
  • U: 3.5% picked Kansas City Royals on

Washington Key Betting Stats

Nationals vs Royals stats
Nationals vs Royals matchup stats

With a power ranking of 19, Washington is ranked #22 in offense (scoring an average of 4.16 per game), #19 in defense (allowing an average of 4.64 points to be scored against them per game) and are 22-29 this season.

Kansas City Key Betting Stats

Kansas City Royals has a power ranking of 21 and are #26 for offense (scoring an average of 3.88 per game), #28 for defense (giving up an average of 5.31 points per game) and 15-37 overall. Washington went 0-3 in their last 3 matchups against Kansas City.

Written by SportsJaw Staff
Categorized as MLB Predictions

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Current Odds[ - ]

+1.5 (-175)
-1.5 (+150)
Over 9.5
Under 9.5

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Power Rankings[ + ]

Washington Nationals
Kansas City Royals
Strike Outs
Strike Outs

Last 10 Games Stats[ + ]

Washington NationalsNationals

vs KCW 12-10
Patrick CorbinStarter
Jordan LylesOpp Starter
vs SDL 6-8
Jake IrvinStarter
Blake SnellOpp Starter
vs SDW 5-3
Trevor WilliamsStarter
Ryan WeathersOpp Starter
vs SDL 4-7
MacKenzie GoreStarter
Yu DarvishOpp Starter
vs DETW 6-4
Josiah GrayStarter
Joey WentzOpp Starter
vs DETW 5-2
Patrick CorbinStarter
Alex FaedoOpp Starter
vs DETL 6-8
Jake IrvinStarter
Matthew BoydOpp Starter
vs MIAL 3-5
Trevor WilliamsStarter
Eury PerezOpp Starter
vs MIAL 3-4
MacKenzie GoreStarter
Edward CabreraOpp Starter
vs MIAL 4-5
Josiah GrayStarter
Jesus LuzardoOpp Starter

Kansas City RoyalsRoyals

vs WSHL 10-12
Jordan LylesStarter
Patrick CorbinOpp Starter
vs DETL 4-6
Zack GreinkeStarter
Matthew BoydOpp Starter
vs DETW 4-1
Mike MayersStarter
Eduardo RodriguezOpp Starter
vs DETL 5-8
Brady SingerStarter
Michael LorenzenOpp Starter
vs CHWL 2-5
Carlos HernandezStarter
Lance LynnOpp Starter
vs CHWL 1-5
Jordan LylesStarter
Lucas GiolitoOpp Starter
vs CHWL 0-2
Zack GreinkeStarter
Michael KopechOpp Starter
vs SDW 4-3
Carlos HernandezStarter
Yu DarvishOpp Starter
vs SDW 5-4
Brady SingerStarter
Seth LugoOpp Starter
vs SDL 0-4
Brad KellerStarter
Michael WachaOpp Starter

Injuries[ + ]

Washington NationalsNationals

  • SPStephen Strasburg (60-day IL (03/30), Elbow)
  • CFVictor Robles (10-day IL (05/07), Back)
  • RPVictor Arano (60-day IL (03/30), Shoulder)
  • RPTanner Rainey (60-day IL (03/30), Elbow)
  • SPCade Cavalli (60-day IL (03/30), Elbow)
  • CIsrael Pineda (10-day IL (03/27), Finger)

Kansas City RoyalsRoyals

  • CFJackie Bradley Jr. (Is not in the starting lineup Saturday vs Washington Nationals, Rest)
  • SPRyan Yarbrough (60-day IL (05/07), Head)
  • SPBrad Keller (15-day IL (05/16), Shoulder)
  • CFEdward Olivares (Is not in the starting lineup Saturday vs Washington Nationals, Rest)
  • SPKris Bubic (60-day IL (04/15); is out for season, Forearm)
  • RFKyle Isbel (10-day IL (05/05), Hamstring)
  • RPJake Brentz (60-day IL (03/30), Elbow)
  • SPDaniel Lynch (15-day IL (03/27); is expected to start Sunday vs Washington Nationals, Shoulder)
  • CFDiego Hernandez (60-day IL (03/30), Shoulder)

Infographics & Predictions[ - ]

Washington vs Kansas City prediction and stats

Both teams have a compariable offense and both teams have a compariable defense. The Nationals won more over their last 3 matchups..

Washington vs Kansas City infographic

After crunching 8 relative data points, our relative predictions model has a 63% confidence Nationals will win - view the Washington vs Kansas City infographic for details on this prediction.

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