Washington Nationals vs Baltimore Orioles Odds & Free Pick

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June 22, 7:05 PM EDT
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Betting Odds

Moneyline: 
Nationals +134 / Orioles -145
Total: 
9un -115

The Baltimore Orioles host the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, June 22nd at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 07:05 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Baltimore as the favorite (-145), with an OU line set at 9.

STARTING PITCHING

Washington: Patrick Corbin (3-9, 6.59)
Baltimore: Tyler Wells (4-4, 3.62)

Nationals Projected Lineup

Maikel Franco 3B
Yadiel Hernandez LF
Keibert Ruiz C
Juan Soto RF
Luis Garcia SS
Lane Thomas LF
Josh Bell 1B
Nelson Cruz CF
César Hernández 2B
Patrick Corbin P

Orioles Projected Lineup

Tyler Nevin 3B
Jorge Mateo SS
Anthony Santander LF
Austin Hays LF
Adley Rutschman C
Richie Martin SS
Ryan Mountcastle 1B
Cedric Mullins CF
Trey Mancini 1B
Tyler Wells P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Washington Nationals: 25-46-0 SU / OU 37-31-3 / Run Line W/L 29-42-0
Baltimore Orioles: 30-39-0 SU / OU 33-34-2 / Run Line W/L 42-27-0

Recent Form

In their most recent game, Washington picked up a 3 run win over the Orioles (3-0). On their way to the victory, the pitching staff gave up 0 runs on 4 hits. The team was able to pick up the win despite scoring just 3 runs on their 6 hits. Washington picked up the win, despite getting 110.0 on the moneyline. Together, the Nationals and Orioles stayed below the over-under line set at 9.5 runs. Washington games have still surpassed the over-under line more than half of the time, at 37-31-3.

The Nationals will be hoping to pick up a win in today's matchup, as they have gone just 2-3 over their last 5 games. Even with this record, their scoring differential during this time is +5. In their last 5 contests, Washington is averaging 4.6 runs per game, right in line with their season average of 4.11. Washington's overall series record is just 6-15-1.

Baltimore will look to move on from a 3 run loss to the Nationals, falling by the score of 3-0. Despite the losing effort, the team's pitchers held the Nationals to 3 runs and 6 hits. The Orioles' offense ended the game with just 0 runs on 4 hits. Leading into the game, Baltimore was the betting favorite at -130.0. For the season, the team has been favored in 10 games, winning at a rate of 40.0%. Combined, the Orioles and Nationals' run total fell below the over-under line of 9.5 runs. This result comes as no surprise, as the team's over-under record is just 33-34-2.

Across their last 5 contests, the Orioles are above .500, going 3-2. Their recent success is backed by an average scoring margin of +6 (last 5). Baltimore has benefited from strong pitching, as their offense has slipped in their last 5 games, averaging just 3.8 runs per game. Their overall average sits at 4.03. Baltimore has a below .500 series record of just 9-10-3.

Pitching Matchup

The Washington Nationals will send Patrick Corbin to the mound with an overall record of 3-9. To date, Corbin has an ERA of 6.59 while lasting an average of 4.94 innings per appearance. Teams have been able to rack up runs against him, as he has a batting average allowed of 0.319. Home runs have been an issue for Corbin, as he is allowing an average of 1.43 per 9 innings pitched. Corbin has accumulated a strikeout percentage of 17.0% and a per-game average of 4.07. Command has been a problem for Corbin, as he is giving up 3.49 walks per outing.

Tyler Wells gets the start for the Orioles, with an overall record of 4-4. So far, Wells has put together an ERA of 3.62. In his appearances leading up to today, he has lasted an average of 4.55 innings. So far, Wells has a batting average allowed of 0.234. Home runs have been an issue for Wells, as he is allowing an average of 1.22 per 9 innings pitched. Wells is in the bottom half of the league in strikeouts, averaging just 2.77 K's per game. This includes a strikeout percentage of 15.0%. Throughout the season, Wells has avoided walking batters, allowing just 1.81 per contest.

Washington vs Baltimore History

For the season, the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles will be playing their 2nd game of the season. Washington has the lead in the series at 1-0. The over-under record in this series sits at 0-1. The average run total in these games is 10.33 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 3.0 runs. Last year, the team's split the season series at 3-3. The over-under record in last year's matchups was 2-4, with the average run total being 10.33 runs per game. The average scoring differential in this series was 2.33 runs per game.

Betting Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
  • Baltimore is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Baltimore is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Nationals vs Orioles Prediction 6/22/22

Heading into Wednesday's interleague matchup between Washington and Baltimore, the Orioles are the slight favorites on the moneyline. Look for Baltimore to pick up the win, led by another strong outing from Tyler Wells. On the season, Wells has a WHIP of just 1.07. I like Baltimore on the moneyline.

Free Pick: 
Take Baltimore -145