Seattle Mariners vs Washington Nationals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Mariners vs Washington Nationals Prediction 5/26/2024

The Seattle Mariners (27-26) travel to face off against the Washington Nationals (23-27) on Sunday, May 26th. 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 1:35 ET.

Mariners vs Nationals

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It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this Nationals vs Mariners series. Washington went into the matchup as +136 underdogs and squeaked out a 3-1 win. The Nationals only had two more hits than the Mariners and struck out six times, but still picked up the win.

Seattle’s only run came in the 5th inning, as Logan Gilbert gave up just one run in six innings of work for the Mariners. Gabe Speier took the loss. Dylan Floro got the win out of the bullpen for the Nationals as Trevor Williams went five innings, giving up one earned run.

Julio Rodriguez was the only Mariners hitter to have more than one hit, as he went 1/4 with a home run. Keibert Ruiz matched that performance for the Nationals, going 2/2 with a double.

Seattle is 27-26 overall this season, and they lead the AL West by three games over the Rangers. The Mariners are on a four-game losing streak, and this losing streak has come after winning four straight games. So far, they have gone 6-3 in divisional matchups.

At home, the Mariners are 15-10 this year, and they are 12-16 on the road. As the road favorite, the Mariners are 4-5 this year, and they are 15-13 when favored overall. Seattle has an overall series record of 8-6-2 this year.

Seattle has been a below-average run line team overall this season, going 25-28, but they have been slightly better at home, going 13-12. They have been a better run line team as an underdog, going 13-12, compared to when they are the favorite, going 12-16. Their average run margin is -0.2 runs per game, and they have a run line losing streak on the road of four games.

Seattle is on the road today against the Washington Nationals, and the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The Mariners have a combined run average of 7.5 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 20-30. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 4-2. Overall, 75.5% of their games have had lower over/under lines than 8.5 runs, and their current under streak is at three games.

Bryan Woo Gets The Start For The Mariners

Seattle’s Bryan Woo is on the mound for the Mariners as they take on the Nationals. Woo is coming off a win in his last start, where he went 6 innings and struck out 7 vs. the Yankees. He’s been solid in all 3 of his starts, as he has yet to allow more than 1 earned run in a game.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

Cal Raleigh has been the Mariners’ top power threat this season, as his 11 home runs are 6th best in the league and the top mark on the team. However, he is coming off a stretch in which he went just 3/22 (.136) with one home run. Dylan Moore has also hit six homers this season, which is 2nd on the team, but his batting average is just .244.

For the season, the Mariners are averaging only 3.6 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the league. They are also near the bottom of the league in batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. The team’s collective on-base percentage is just .296.

Washington is 23-27 overall and leads the Mariners 2-0 in their series heading into today’s matchup. The Nationals have taken two straight games, and they are 3-7 across their last 10. In the NL East, they trail the Phillies by 13.5 games, and they are 5-5 in the division this year.

The Nationals have won two straight games as the underdog, and they are 20-25 as the underdog overall this year. As the home underdog, Washington has gone 9-11 this year, and they are 10-12 at home overall. They have been slightly better on the road, going 13-15.

The Nationals have been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 31-19 overall. They have been especially good at home, where they are 13-9 against the run line. They have a run line win streak of three games at home and as the underdog. When they are the favorite, they are just 3-2 against the run line.

Washington Nationals games have an average combined run total of 8.2 runs per game this season. The over/under record for the Nationals is 21-27, and when the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 8-9. The under has hit in their last three games, and this season, only 24.0% of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s 8.5-run total.

Patrick Corbin Gets The Start For The Nationals

Left-hander Patrick Corbin gets the start for the Nationals today as he faces off against the Mariners. Corbin has made 10 starts this year and has a record of 1-5 with a 6.29 ERA. Looking at his home/away splits, Corbin has made six appearances on the road and is 1-3 with a 6.75 ERA. At home, he is 0-2 with a 5.62 ERA. Corbin’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.77. In his last outing, he gave up eight earned runs in six innings of work, taking the loss. Before that, he had won one straight start.

Nationals Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Nationals offense has been below average, as they are 23rd in scoring at 4 runs per game. This has been the case both at home and on the road. As a team, they are batting just .226, which is 21st in the league, and they have the 26th slugging percentage in the league. However, they do come into the game with a few players who have been swinging the bat well of late.

Over his last six games, Luis Garcia Jr. has gone 6/23 with two homers and six RBIs. He is also on a three-game hitting streak. Jesse Winker and Eddie Rosario are 2nd and 3rd on the team in homers, but Winker is batting just .230, and Rosario is hitting just .177. Rosario has also gone just 4/23 in his last six games.

Mariners vs Nationals Prediction

Our pick for today’s Mariners vs. Nationals matchup is to take the Nationals on the money line, with the payout sitting at +143. We actually have the Nationals winning this one by a score of 5-4.

Looking at the starting pitchers, our projections have Bryan Woo finishing with six strikeouts, which is good for seventh among starters. As for Patrick Corbin, we have him finishing with five K’s, which puts him in the middle of the pack.

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