Reds vs. Nationals Wednesday Prediction

Cincinnati Reds vs. Washington Nationals, 8/14/2019 Predictions & Odds

Winners of three in a row, the Nationals will attempt to sweep the Reds on Wednesday afternoon at 4:05 p.m. ET. With Trevor Bauer set to oppose Stephen Strasburg in the pitching matchup, what’s the best play for bettors?

Game Snapshot & Odds

953 Cincinnati Reds (+135) at 954 Washington Nationals (-167); 9 runs

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

4:05 p.m. ET, Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.

Compare odds from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Baseball Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 74% of the betting tickets are on the Nationals to beat the Reds on the moneyline.

Cincinnati Reds Fantasy Spin

Joey Votto reached base in three of his four plate appearances Tuesday against the Nationals. He singled twice and walked after reaching base four times in the first game of the series on Monday. As has often been the case with Votto this season, though, even when he is getting on base it just hasn't come with a lot of damage.

Washington Nationals Fantasy Spin

Juan Soto smacked a solo home run versus the Reds in his return to the lineup on Tuesday. Soto missed just one game with what had looked like could be a serious ankle injury, and he showed no ill effects in taking Alex Wood deep with a towering blast to right field in the fourth inning. It was one of two solo shots the Nationals hit in the frame, as Brian Dozier also went deep. Soto now has four long balls over his last three games and is up to 25 dingers on the season.

MLB Betting Trends


The Reds are just 2-5 in their last seven road games and have dropped eight of their last 11 games versus National League East opponents.


The Nationals have won 41 of Strasburg’s last 60 starts at home and are 81-32 in his last 113 outings overall.


The Nationals are a perfect 4-0 in Strasburg’s last four starts versus the Reds, who are just 6-21 in their last 27 games versus the Nats and are winless at 0-4 in their last four games played at Nationals Park. Washington has also won six of its last eight overall and is 17-8 in its last 25 home games.

The Pick: Washington Nationals -167


MLB Headlines

MLB Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Who will be the HR Leader in 2020? Which player will be the 2020 Home Run King for Major League Baseball? Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is the current favorite at 10/1, but...
Thumbnail Will Astros Win 97 Games in 2020? Earlier this week, Major League Baseball came down hard on the Astros after investigating the club for an elaborate sign-stealing system in 2017. With their win...
Thumbnail 2020 NL Pennant Odds to Win The betting odds were released for the 2020 National League pennant a few months ago but after a busy offseason in Major League Baseball, how do oddsmakers view the...
Thumbnail Updated 2020 World Series Betting Odds The New York Yankees remain the favorites to win the 2020 World Series following a hectic offseason, but what other teams are in the mix and who are the...
Thumbnail Penguins vs. Islanders Prediction The Pittsburgh Penguins lost their last game at home to the New York Islanders. Can Pittsburgh get a measure of revenge tonight when it is at New York in the second...