|MLB Pirates vs. Nationals Picks & Predictions for August 15, 2014|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Friday, 15 August 2014 13:16|
Pirates vs. Nationals Free Pick
WASHINGTON, D.C. (ATS CONSULTANTS) – Two National League contenders do battle today at 7:05PM ET when the Washington Nationals host the Pittsburgh Pirates.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Nationals are favored at home, as they have odds of -150 to win with Tanner Roark (11-7) on the mound. Pittsburgh has a money line of +140 to win with Charlie Morton (5-11) on the mound. The over/under total for the game is listed at 7 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Nationals opened as a -155 to favorite. The money line climbed to a peak of -160 before falling back to -150. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 7 runs.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on the game, 77% of bettors favor the Nationals. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
MLB FREE PICK: Go with the Pirates on the road According to the latest MLB trends, the Pirates have won six of their last eight against the Nationals and four of their last five in Washington. Pittsburgh also comes in having won 11 of their last 14 on Fridays. Washington comes in strong, while Pittsburgh has dropped two straight, but the Pirates have the Nationals’ number and will find a way to pick up the road win over Washington.
FRIDAY’S MLB FREE PICK: PIRATES +140