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Nationals Look to Continue Winning Streak Against Tigers in Crucial Interleague Matchup

The Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers will face off in the middle game of their interleague series on Wednesday night. Both teams are looking to improve their standings within their respective divisions, with the Nationals in third place in the NL East and the Tigers in fourth place in the AL Central. The pitching matchup will feature Jake Irvin for the Nationals and Reese Olson for the Tigers. The game is set to begin at 6:40 PM EST, with the Tigers opening as the betting favorite at -133.

Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Nationals +114 | Tigers -133
  • Spread: Nationals +1.5 (-184) | Tigers -1.5 (+160)
  • Total: Over/Under 7.5 (-110)
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Detroit will win straight-up is 57%.

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Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals have shown significant improvement this season following their rebuild after winning the 2019 World Series. Over the weekend, they swept the Braves, a team that has historically dominated them. In game one of the series, the Nationals secured a 5-4 win in 10 innings with a late-game rally. Righty Jake Irvin, who will be starting the next game, has been impressive with a record of 4-5 and eight quality starts this season. Despite being ranked 24th in offense, the Nationals have a solid defense and a record of 30-35 this season. No key injuries have been reported. For more MLB picks, visit our website.

Detroit Tigers Analysis

The Detroit Tigers are currently in fourth place in the AL Central Division, with a record around .500. Despite dropping three of their last five games, they showed promising improvement in a recent matchup against the Nationals, where they rallied to take the lead in the fifth inning before ultimately falling in extra innings. Young righty Reese Olson will take the mound in the next game, boasting an ERA of 3.43 with one win in eight decisions this season. The Tigers continue to face challenges, with key injuries affecting players like Colt Keith, Jack Flaherty, Alex Faedo, and Kerry Carpenter. In terms of power ranking, the Tigers currently rank 26th overall and 19th for offense, scoring an average of 4.13 runs per game. Their defense is ranked 16th, giving up an average of 4.34 runs per game. They hold a 32-33 record overall. Washington recently went 1-2 in their last three matchups against Detroit.

Nationals Favored to Win Matchup Against Tigers Despite Pitchers' Challenges

This matchup features two pitchers who have faced challenges this season. Despite his impressive WHIP of 1.03, Irvin has struggled to secure wins. Olson, on the other hand, has a solid ERA of 3.43 but holds a 1-7 record so far. The Tigers, with a home record of 15-17, have faced difficulties at their home stadium this season. Additionally, they have been scoring fewer runs and hitting below their usual average at home. On the contrary, the Nationals have performed better on the road than at home this season, coming off a successful series against the Braves. With Irvin's strong road record of 3-1 and a 2.68 ERA, the Nationals are favored to win this game. Therefore, we recommend betting on the Nationals to secure the victory.

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