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Detroit Tigers vs Washington Nationals Prediction 6-11-24 Picks

Washington Nationals (30-35) vs. Detroit Tigers (32-33)
June 11, 2024 6:40 pm EDT
The Line: Detroit Tigers -115 / Washington Nationals +105; Over/Under: +8.5
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The Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers meet Tuesday in MLB game 1 action at Comerica Park. Here’s a Detroit Tigers vs Washington Nationals Prediction.

Washington Nationals Betting Preview

The Washington Nationals are 30-35 on the year after ages against the Mets and Braves. The Washington Nationals have scored 17 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 4 of their last 8 games. The Washington Nationals have won 5 of their last 6 games when scoring 4 or more runs. CJ Abrams leads the Washington Nationals with 59 hits and 31 RBI, while Jesse Winker and Luis Garcia Jr. have combined for 107 hits and 55 RBI.

Detroit Tigers Betting Preview

The Detroit Tigers look to get back to a .500 record after wins over the Rangers and Brewers. The Detroit Tigers have scored 14 runs in their last 3 games and 3 or fewer runs in 6 of their last 9 games. The Detroit Tigers have lost 5 of their last 7 games when scoring 3 or fewer runs. Riley Greene leads the Detroit Tigers with 57 hits and 25 RBI, while Matt Vierling and Mark Canha have combined for 102 hits and 54 RBI.

Washington Nationals vs Detroit Tigers Pitching Matchup

Mitchell Parker gets the ball for the Washington Nationals, and he is 4-3 with a 3.47 ERA and 45 strikeouts this season. Parker has allowed 7 hits and 5 runs in his last 12.2 innings. Parker has a 4.31 ERA and .250 allowed batting average in 31.1 road innings. This will be Parker’s first career game against the Detroit Tigers.

Kenta Maeda gets the ball for the Detroit Tigers, and he is 2-2 with a 6.25 ERA and 30 strikeouts this season. Maeda has allowed 12 hits and 5 runs in his last 9.2 innings. Maeda has a 3.55 RA and .234 allowed batting average in 25.1 home innings. This will be Maeda’s second career game against the Washington Nationals.

Why the Washington Nationals will win

  • The Tigers have lost five of their last six games as home favorites against NL East opponents.
  • The Nationals have won each of their last three games as underdogs.
  • The Tigers have failed to cover the run line in each of their last eight games as home favorites against NL East opponents.
  • The Nationals have covered the run line in eight of their last 10 road games against teams that held a losing record.
  • The Nationals have led after 5 innings in each of their last three games as underdogs.
  • The Nationals have won the first inning in three of their last four games as underdogs against the Tigers.

Detroit Tigers Player Prop Facts

  • Matt Vierling has hit at least one home run in each of the Tigers’ last three home games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Riley Greene has recorded at least one Double in three of the Tigers’ last four games as favorites.
  • Matt Vierling has recorded at least one RBI in each of his last four home appearances against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Javier Baez has scored at least one run in six of his last seven appearances with his team as a favorite against the Nationals.
  • Mark Canha has recorded at least one Single in each of his last eight home appearances against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Kenta Maeda has recorded four or more strikeouts in 11 of his last 12 appearances against NL opponents.
  • Mark Canha has recorded at least one hit in each of his last eight home appearances against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Kenta Maeda has recorded a win in four of his last five appearances against NL opponents.
  • Carson Kelly has recorded at least one total base in each of his last six home appearances against opponents that held a losing record.

Washington Nationals Player Prop Facts

  • Eddie Rosario has hit a home run in two of his last three road appearances against the Tigers after not playing the previous day.
  • Lane Thomas has scored a run in four of his five previous appearances against the Tigers.
  • Jesse Winker has recorded at least one Single in each of the Nationals’ last five night games.
  • Jesse Winker has recorded two hits in each of the Nationals’ last three night games.
  • Joey Meneses has recorded at least one RBI in four of his last five appearances with the Nationals as road underdogs.
  • Joey Meneses has recorded two or more total bases in four of his last five appearances against AL Central opponents.

Detroit Tigers vs Washington Nationals Prediction

The Detroit Tigers are getting the benefit of the doubt because they’re the better team on paper and at home. However, the Nationals continue to scratch out wins and hover around a .500 record. Also, the Nationals have the pitching edge in this matchup as Mitchell Parker has had better success than Kenta Maeda who has an ERA over six. I’ll take a shot with the better price in the Nationals. 

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Washington Nationals +105

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