Orioles vs. Nationals Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Nationals are -143 money line favorites over the Orioles, who are +132 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 8 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Nationals opened as -152 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -143 even though 57% of the betting public currently favors Washington tonight. As for the Orioles, their odds have gone from +140 down to +132 while the total hasn’t budged after opening at 8.
PITCHING MATCHUP: The Orioles will start Bud Norris (7-5, 3.62 ERA) against the Nationals’ Doug Fister, who is 7-2 with a 2.93 ERA. Baltimore is 49-40 on the year and 26-19 on the road, while Washington is 48-40 overall and 28-19 on the road.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest MLB trends, the over is 5-0 in the last five meetings in Washington and 4-1 in the last five meetings overall. The over is also 4-1 in the Orioles’ last five road games, 4-1 in their last five games versus the NL East and 12-3-1 in their last 16 interleague road games. On the other side, the over is 5-2 in the Nationals’ last seven games following a loss, 4-1 in their last five versus the AL East and 12-3-1 in their last 16 interleague games versus a team with a winning record.
MLB FREE PICK: ORIOLES/NATIONALS OVER 8