Tigers vs. Nationals Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Tigers are -110 money line favorites over the Nationals, who are +102 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 7 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Tigers opened as +100 money line underdogs but their odds have dropped to -110, while the Nationals’ odds have gone from -108 down to +102. Detroit is 19-11 overall and 9-7 on the road, while Washington is 17-15 overall and 9-7 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 55% of the betting public currently favors Detroit. 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 Detroit. According to latest MLB trends, The Detroit Tigers (19-11, 9-7 road, 19-10 O/U) head towards road Interleague Play on a winning note. Washington (17 15, 9-7 home, 16-14 O/U) also hopes to continue their strong play as they return home after a seven-game road trip.The Detroit Tigers won nine of the last 10 games. The difference in this matchup is Detroit's hitting. The Tigers are hitting .316 as a team with 19 homers over their last 10 games, During that time, their pitching staff has posted a 2.27 ERA with 117 strikeouts in 95 innings. This is a very talented team that opened the season going 10-10 and now has outscored opponents 74-64 in their last 10 games. While Washington is playing better as of late and Zimmermann has been on target, it's different when you have to face Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder. The Tigers are hitting .282 as a team and averaging 5.31 runs per game. The Nationals are hitting just .227 as a team and scoring just 3.6 runs per game. Now one of their best hitters in outfielder Jayson Werth (ankle) has missed three straight and might sit out a fourth consecutive game. Detroit heads to Nationals Park to take on Washington at 7:05pmET in Game 1 of this Interleague series.
2013 MLB FREE PICK: DETROIT TIGERS -110