Washington Nationals at Baltimore Orioles odds, picks and predictions

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Sportsbook Wire

The Washington Nationals (24-46) and Baltimore Orioles (30-38) meet for the opener of a 2-game regional rivalry series Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. ET at Camden Yards. Let's analyze Tipico Sportsbook's lines around the Nationals vs. Oriolesodds with MLB picks and predictions.

Season series: First meeting. The Nats and O's split 6 games in 2021.

The Nationals snapped an 8-game skid with a win over Philadelphia Sunday. Washington starters own a collective 5.97 ERA - the worst mark in Major League Baseball by more than half a run.

The Orioles are 6-3 in their last 9 games with the offense posting a .745 OPS in that stretch.

Nationals at Orioles projected starters

RHP Erick Fedde vs. RHP Jordan Lyles

Fedde (4-5, 4.88 ERA) has logged a 1.56 WHIP, 4.5 BB/9 and 7.3 K/9 in 62 2/3 IP across 13 starts.

  • Threw a season-high 111 pitches in June 15 start vs. Atlanta Braves with 7 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 4 K in 5 1/3 IP.
  • Had a 3.55 ERA on May 25, but has registered an 8.47 mark in 4 starts since.

Lyles (4-5, 5.10 ERA) is also making his 14th start. He has a 1.52 WHIP, 3.0 BB/9 and 7.7 K/9 in 72 1/3 IP.

  • Has been hurt by a .342 batting average on balls in play.
  • Was scheduled to start Sunday against Tampa before being scratched due to a stomach virus.
  • Has allowed 14 runs over his last 15 1/3 IP.

Nationals at Orioles odds and lines

Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated 1:49 p.m. ET.

  • Money line: Nationals +110 (bet $100 to win $110) | Orioles -135 (bet $135 to win $100)
  • Run line (RL): Nationals +1.5 (-180) | Orioles -1.5 (+145)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 9.5 (O: -120 | U: -105)

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Nationals at Orioles picks and predictions


Nationals 5, Orioles 4

Money line

The Baltimore bullpen owns an unsupportable 2.88 ERA this month. Both offenses perform better on the road: Advantage Nationals.


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Run line/Against the spread

Washington is the lean in principle. but any profit here is drowned out by the extra juice. AVOID.


Peg just the slightest lean here on the UNDER 9.5 (-105). Either or both starters providing 5-6 quality innings would not be a surprise, and both bullpens come in well-rested.

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