Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals 4/30/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals 4/30/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


The Pittsburgh Pirates will go against the Washington Nationals in MLB action in Nationals Park, DC, on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at 1:35 PM ET.


The Pirates did well thus far at the plate and on the mound, despite the fact that Pittsburgh sacrificed one of its greatest players for a few months when Oneil Cruz fractured his foot.


Pittsburgh ranks eighth in both on-base percentage (.334) and team batting average (.258). The Pirates scored 132 runs, which is the eighth-most in baseball, and Pittsburgh has the sixth-best slugging percentage (.438).


Both Bryan Reynolds and Andrew McCutchen have five home runs to lead the Pirates. Reynolds leads the Pirates in RBI with twenty, while three of his colleagues drove in thirteen.


In 26 contests, Pittsburgh hit 52 doubles, 7 triples, and 30 home runs.


At the plate, the Pirates are also competing. Pittsburgh ranks 17th in WHIP with a 1.29 and has the eighth-best team ERA (3.60).


The best starting lineup in baseball is Pittsburgh’s. starts with 16 and the pitching staff is limiting opposition hitters to an 11th-ranked average of .235.


Mitch Keller leads the league in strikeouts with 40 and in victories with three. Johan Oviedo will receive the ball from Pittsburgh on Sunday. The right-hander has a 2-1 record, a 3.03 ERA, and 29 strikeouts this year.


  • The total went OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 matches.
  • The Pittsburgh Pirates are 11-1 SU in their last 12 matches.
  • The Pirates are 5-2 SU in their last 7 matches against Washington.

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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals Predictions 4/30/2023


The Washington Nationals rank 13th in terms of team batting average (.248) and 16th in terms of on-base percentage (.320).


However, Washington’s slugging percentage is only .345—the 27th-lowest in baseball—and that contributed to the team producing only 93 runs.


The main reason is that, with an average of 7.71 runners left on the field per game over the previous three games, Washington ranks lowest in this category.


Candelario leads the Nationals with four home runs and ranks second in RBI with 12. 


When it comes to team ERA, Washington is ranked 14th with a 4.16 but dips to 21st with a 1.35 WHIP.


The pitching staff at Washington is keeping opposing batters to an average of 2.52, which ranks 21st in baseball, while the starting rotation only has 8 Quality Starts, which ranks 17th in MLB.


MacKenzie Gore leads Washington in both categories with 35 strikeouts and three victories. Josiah Gray will receive the ball from Washington on Sunday. The right-hander has a 1-4 record, a 2.93 ERA, and 25 strikeouts this year.


  • The total went UNDER in 7 of Washington’s last 10 matches.
  • The Washington Nationals are 5-10 SU in their last 15 matches.
  • The Washington Nationals are 1-9 SU in their last 10 matches at home.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals. The MLB pick for this game is the Washington Nationals. Josiah Gray, the Washington Nationals starting pitcher, is merely 1-4 but has a respectable 2.93 ERA.


The right-hander had four straight quality starts, giving up a total of 20 hits but only four runs in 22 23 innings. Gray’s most recent start came last Tuesday against the New York Mets.


In that game, Washington defeated the Mets 5-0 while Gray’s right-hander allowed just four hits and no runs over the course of six innings.


When playing a team from the National League East, Pittsburgh lost 25 of its last 31 games, and the Pirates lost 48 of their last 70 home games against the Nationals.


When facing a starting pitcher who is right-handed, Washington won four of its past five games. Washington will win to a predicted score of 6-2.


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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals 4/30/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 1:35 PM ET


Location: Nationals Park, DC


Date: Sunday, April 30, 2023




MLB Odds: Pittsburgh Pirates -134


MLB Totals: 8.5


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