Nationals vs. Giants Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Nationals are -128 money line favorites over the Giants, who are +118 home money line underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 6.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Nationals opened as -109 money line favorites but their odds have skyrocketed up to -128, while the Giants’ odds have gone from +101 down to +118. The total hasn’t budged since opening at 6.5.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Stephen Strasburg will take the hill for the Nationals sporting a 5-4 record and a 3.10 ERA while the Giants will counter with Ryan Vogelsong, who is 4-2 with a 3.39 ERA. Washington enters play with a 32-29 record and is 13-14 on the road, while San Francisco is 42-21 overall and 22-9 at home.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the under. According to MLB trends, the under is 4-1-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams and 6-1-2 in the Nationals’ last nine road games. The under is also 4-1 in the Nats’ last five versus National League West opponents, 5-2 in their last seven games overall and 8-1 in Strasburg’s last nine starts as a favorite of -110 to -150. On the other side, the under is 5-1 in Vogelsong’s last six starts with four days of rest, 16-5-2 in his last 23 starts overall, and 31-15-1 in the Giants’ last 47 games versus a team with a winning record.
MLB FREE PICK: NATIONALS/GIANTS UNDER 6.5