Seattle Mariners vs Washington Nationals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Mariners vs Washington Nationals Prediction 5/25/2024

The Seattle Mariners (27-25) travel to face off against the Washington Nationals (22-27) on Saturday, May 25th. This game will be played at Nationals Park in Washington and televised on MASN. The Nationals are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Mariners are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Nationals. First pitch is set for 4:05 ET.

Mariners vs Nationals

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Thanks to a three-run 4th inning for the Nationals’ offense, they cruised to an easy 6-1 win over the Mariners in the most recent game of this series. Heading into the game, the Nationals were at +108 on the money line.

The starting pitching matchup for this game featured George Kirby for the Mariners, and he went just six innings while giving up five runs and took the loss. MacKenzie Gore put together a good outing for the Nationals, getting the win after going seven innings and giving up one earned run.

Washington got a huge performance from Keibert Ruiz, as he went 2/3 with a home run and two RBIs. Both Luis Garcia Jr. and Eddie Rosario each drove in two for the Nationals’ offense.

Seattle is 27-25 overall and leads the AL West by three games over the Rangers. The Mariners have dropped three straight games, and this losing streak comes after winning three in a row. So far, they have gone 6-3 in divisional games.

At home, the Mariners have been good, going 15-10 this season. However, they are just 12-15 on the road and have dropped three straight road games. As the favorite, Seattle is 15-12 this year and 12-13 as the underdog. The Mariners’ overall series record is 8-6-2 this year.

Seattle has been a solid run line bet this season, going 25-27 overall. They are 13-12 at home and 12-15 on the road. Their average run differential is -0.2 runs per game, but they have been outscored by 0.7 runs per game on the road. Their average run differential in wins is +3.1 runs per game, but in losses, it drops to -3.8 runs per game.

Seattle is on the road against the Washington Nationals today. The over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, which is higher than their combined run average of 7.6 runs per game. The Mariners’ over/under record for the season is 20-29, and their over/under record when the line is set at 8.5 runs is 4-2. They have had only six games this season with over/under lines set at 8.5 runs, which is just 11.5% of their games. Their last two games have gone under the total.

Logan Gilbert Gets The Start For The Mariners

Seattle is sending right-hander Logan Gilbert to the mound today as he faces the Nationals on the road. Gilbert has made 10 starts this season and has a record of 3-2 with a 3.20 ERA. Looking at his overall numbers, opponents are batting .197 off Gilbert this season. In his last outing, Gilbert finished with a no-decision, going six innings and giving up three earned runs on one homer to the Yankees. Before that, he had lost three straight starts. Gilbert’s ERA on the road is 5.0 compared to 2.38 at home.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

Cal Raleigh has been the Mariners’ top power hitter this season, as his 11 homers are 7th in the league and the most on the team. However, he is coming off a stretch in which he has gone just 4/22 and is batting only .220 for the season. Dylan Moore has also gone deep six times for Seattle, and he has gone 7/20 in his last seven games. Moore is also 3rd on the team with 19 RBIs.

As a team, the Mariners are 29th in the league in scoring at just 3.7 runs per game. They are also the worst team in the league in terms of strikeouts. Overall, they are batting just .224 and have an on-base percentage of only .298.

Washington is 22-27 overall and trails the Phillies by 13.5 games in the NL East. So far, they are 5-5 in divisional games. The Nationals have dropped four straight series and have an overall series record of 5-10-1 this year.

At home, the Nationals are 9-12 this year and 13-15 on the road. So far, they have been the underdog in most of their games, where they are 19-25. As the favorite, Washington is 3-2 this year. They have not been playing well lately, going just 3-7 over their last 10 games.

Washington is 30-19 against the run line this season, including a 12-9 mark at home. The Nationals have been the underdog in 44 of their 47 games, going 27-17 against the run line in those contests. They have won two straight against the run line at home and are 3-2 against the run line as the favorite.

The Washington Nationals are at home against the Seattle Mariners today, with the over/under line set at 8.5 runs. The Nationals have an over/under record of 21-26 this season, and their games have averaged 8.3 runs per game. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 8-9. So far this season, 42.9% of their games have had lower over/under lines than 8.5 runs, and their games have gone under the total in their last two contests.

Trevor Williams Gets The Start For The Nationals

Trevor Williams gets the start for the Nationals today and has made nine appearances this year, all starts. He is 4-0 with an ERA of 2.35 and a WHIP of 1.09. Williams has turned in one quality start this year and is coming off an outing in which he gave up three earned runs in 4 1/3 innings of work. In that outing, he gave up one homer. Williams has not allowed a homer in three of his last four outings. Opponents are batting .221 off Williams this year.

Nationals Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Nationals are averaging 4 runs per game, which is 23rd in the league. They have been a bit better at home, averaging 4.2 runs per game. As a team, the Nationals are batting just .226, which is 18th in the league, and they are also near the bottom of the league in both slugging percentage and OPS.

Luis Garcia Jr. comes into the game as the Nationals’ leading hitter, with a batting average of .279, and he also leads the team with 26 RBIs. He has also gone deep five times this season. CJ Abrams and Eddie Rosario are tied for the team lead in home runs, but Abrams is batting .262 compared to Rosario’s .183. Rosario has gone 4/19 in his last five games, with two homers.

Mariners vs Nationals Prediction

There is a lot of value in taking the Nationals on the money line today at +145. Our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the Nationals, and with a payout of +145, we see this as a great opportunity to take advantage of some favorable odds.

If you’re looking for a potential parlay, you could also look to take the over/under, with the line sitting at 8.5 runs. We have this game going over, but with our predicted score, we recommend sticking with the Nationals on the money line.

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