Sunday's contest between the Washington Nationals (19-27) and the Detroit Tigers (20-23) at Nationals Park has a good chance to be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 4-3, with the Nationals coming out on top. Game time is at 1:35 PM ET on May 21.

The probable pitchers are Josiah Gray (3-5) for the Nationals and Joey Wentz (1-3) for the Tigers.

Nationals vs. Tigers Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 1:35 PM ET
  • Where: Nationals Park in Washington D.C.
  • How to Watch on TV: MASN2
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Nationals vs. Tigers Score Prediction

Our pick for this contest is Nationals 4, Tigers 3.

Total Prediction for Nationals vs. Tigers

  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs

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Nationals Performance Insights

  • The Nationals have been the favorite once in the past 10 games and won that contest.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Washington and its opponents are 5-4-1 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Bookmakers have not set a spread for any of the Nationals' last 10 games.
  • The Nationals won the only game they've played as the favorite this season.
  • Washington has not entered a game this season with shorter moneyline odds than -135.
  • The oddsmakers' moneyline implies a 57.4% chance of a victory for the Nationals.
  • Washington has scored the 23rd-most runs in the majors this season with 187 (4.1 per game).
  • The Nationals have the 17th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.38).

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Nationals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 16 @ Marlins L 5-4 Josiah Gray vs Jesús Luzardo
May 17 @ Marlins L 4-3 MacKenzie Gore vs Edward Cabrera
May 18 @ Marlins L 5-3 Trevor Williams vs Eury Pérez
May 19 Tigers L 8-6 Jake Irvin vs Matthew Boyd
May 20 Tigers W 5-2 Patrick Corbin vs Alex Faedo
May 21 Tigers - Josiah Gray vs Joey Wentz
May 23 Padres - MacKenzie Gore vs Ryan Weathers
May 24 Padres - Trevor Williams vs Yu Darvish
May 25 Padres - Jake Irvin vs Blake Snell
May 26 @ Royals - Patrick Corbin vs Jordan Lyles
May 27 @ Royals - Josiah Gray vs TBA