Washington Nationals vs Cincinnati Reds 8-6-2023

Washington Nationals vs Cincinnati Reds 8/6/2023 Picks, Game preview and Predictions

Washington Nationals (47-63) vs Cincinnati Reds ( 59-53)

Washington Nationals vs Cincinnati Reds 8/6/2023 —The Nationals won four of their previous six games after a strong week of action. If you’re looking for some insights, consider the latest Baseball picks, which suggest that they will strive to maintain the momentum by defeating the Reds again, aiming for their fifth victory in the previous seven games and securing the series victory. Washington’s offensive performance includes averaging 4.31 runs per game. Notably, they hold a league-leading batting average of .259, placing them sixth overall. However, their on-base percentage ranks 17th at .317, and their slugging percentage is 22nd at .398. While their pitching hasn’t been the strongest, allowing an average of 5.13 runs per game, the Nationals’ opponents have managed a batting average of .272 against them, which ranks 28th in the league. Their 1.48 ERA is in the 28th spot, and their 4.89 ERA ranks 27th. The Nationals’ standout hitter, Lane Thomas, leads the team with a .286 batting average, 18 home runs, and 60 RBI.


The Reds dropped five last seven games because they did not play well during the past week. Due to their downturn, the Milwaukee Bucks passed them in the NL Central rankings and currently have a one-half-game advantage over them. They will attempt to recover the division lead with a victory versus the Nationals, which would be their third in the previous eight games. Cincinnati scores 4.88 runs per game on average. They are 15th in the league with a .252 batting average. They are seventh in on-base percentage (.330) and twelve in slugging percentage (.418). TJ Friedl has the best batting average for the Reds (.279). With 17 home runs, Spencer Steer leads the squad, and Jake Fraley has 63 RBI. Due to poor pitching, Cincinnati was allowing 5.08 runs per game. The Reds are 25th in the league with a .262 opponents batting average. Their 1.43 WHIP and 4.84 ERA both have a 26.


Nationals vs. Reds Game Info

When: Sunday, August 6, 2023 1:40 PM ET.
Where: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Stream: MLB.TV

Lyon Richardson (0054.00 ERA) vs Jake Irvin (354.86 ERA)

Irvin (3-5 lifetime win-loss record) faced 351 hitters during his major league career and possessed a 5.34 FIP. He has 34 free passes and 80 hits surrendered (9.0 hits per nine innings). His WHIP is 1.431, with an earned run average of 4.86 (43 earned runs allowed). In his MLB career, Irvin pitched 79 innings and threw 62 punches.


Stoudt pitched 10 innings in his career and struck out 9 batters while allowing 16 base hits. He surrendered 11 extra-base hits overall, posting a WHIP of 2.323 and a FIP of 5.1. In his MLB career, he faced 55 opposition hitters with a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 1.13. Stoudt has a 9.58 ERA and gave up 13.9 hits per nine innings


MLB Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+180) Cincinnati (-218)


Washington Nationals Betting Trends

The total went UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 matches.

The Washington Nationals are 4-1 SU in their last 5 matches.

Washington is 3-6 SU in their last 9 matches against Cincinnati.


Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends

The total went UNDER in 10 of Cincinnati’s last 14 matches.

Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in their last 5 matches.

The total went UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati’s last 8 matches against Washington.


Washington Nationals vs Cincinnati Reds 8/6/2023 Betting Picks

Four of the last six matches and two of their last three on the road were victories for the Nationals. If you’re seeking insights, consider the Free picks, which suggest that in their last four games, they scored 18 runs, demonstrating strong offensive play over that time. Given that they are one of the top batting teams in the league and considering Cincinnati’s recent pitching struggles, where the team allowed a staggering 47 runs in their past four games, it’s reasonable to expect the Nationals to excel offensively in this game. Anticipate that the Reds might find it challenging to slow down the Nationals’ offense, especially given their own bullpen struggles during this slump. In contrast, the Reds have lost five of their last seven games.

Due to recent offensive difficulties, they managed to score only 12 runs in their last three games. Despite pitcher Irvin’s recent struggles on the mound, the Reds might struggle to put up many runs in this game, especially since they’ve faced challenges at the plate and recently lost one of their most productive offensive players, Fraley, who was placed on the IL on Saturday. Considering the recent effectiveness of Washington’s bullpen, it’s reasonable to expect them to contain Cincinnati’s offense. This leads to the conclusion that it’s a strategic move to consider covering the money line by siding with Washington, given the current circumstances and probabilities.


Free Pick and Prediction: Washington Nationals will win


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