Reds vs. Nationals Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Nationals are -133 money line favorites over the Reds, who are +123 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 7 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Nationals opened as -129 money line favorites but their odds have been bet up to -133, while the Reds’ odds have climbed from +119 up to +123. Cincinnati is 13-10 overall and 1-6 on the road, while Washington is 11-1 and 7-6 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 69% of the betting public currently favors Washington. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Washington. According to latest MLB trends, Cincinnati is 4-9 in their last 13 games as an underdog of +110 to +150, 2-5 in their last 7 Friday games, 0-6 in their last 6 road games, 0-6 in their last 6 road games with the total set at 7.0-8.5 and 1-4 in Bailey's last 5 starts after scoring 2 runs or less in their previous game. Washington is: 6-1 in their last 7 when their opponent scores 2 runs or less in their previous game, 13-6 in their last 19 during game 2 of a series, 5-0 in Zimmermann's last 5 starts as a home favorite, 6-1 in Zimmermann's last 7 Friday starts, 20-7 in Zimmermann's last 27 starts as a favorite and 5-1 last six in series at home vs. Reds.
Cincinnati (13-10 SU, 1-6 away, 14-9 O/U) has won four of their last six games. Washington (11-11, 7-6 home, 10-12 O/U) is coming off an 8-1 win over the Reds on Thursday. The Cincinnati Reds have scored just four runs in their last three games. Washington broke a four-game losing streak on Thursday. Bailey and the Reds have struggled on the road this year. The Reds are 6-1, while Washington is 7-6 at home. On Thursday night, Washington needed a win and got it from their stopper, Gio Gonzalez (2-1), who pitched eight innings and only allowed one hit -- a home run off the bat of Joey Votto. The left-hander walked two and struck out seven to halt Washington's four game losing streak. Danny Espinosa celebrated his 26th birthday with a home run and three RBI, Denard Span went 3-for-5 and also knocked in three runs and Bryce Harper added two hits -- including a solo homer. Jordan Zimmermann takes on a Cincinnati Reds team that is really struggling at the dish. They have managed just four total runs in dropping two of three games. They had averaged 5.8 runs in winning seven of their previous eight.
FRIDAY MLB FREE PICK: WASHINGTON NATIONALS -133