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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals 06/16/2021 Forecast, Baseball Betting and Analysis
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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals 06/16/2021 – Pittsburgh Pirates are in desperate need of a victory as they take on Washington Nationals in their final game of a three-game series. The Pirates are at the bottom of the NL Central Division with one of the worst records on the season. Washington Nationals are slightly better as they sit at the fourth spot in the NL East Division play. Both teams are struggling to make up for their loss as they have a long way to go this season. The mlb over/under trends has helped bettors to place their bets on their favorite teams with the help of the odds and lines available online.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals 06/16/2021
The Pittsburgh Pirates will remain on the road to take on the Nationals but they enter this game riding a terrible eight-game losing streak. Pittsburgh is holding a 23-43 record on the season as they continue to trail the Cardinals in the fourth. Last night, the Pirates were humiliated by the Nationals after giving up eight runs and scoring just one from the plate in return. Adam Frazier is the leader in batting with 24 RBIs and 84 hits for the Pirates. Chase De Jong will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Jong is holding a 0-0 record with an ERA of 4.80.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 65, AB 257, R 36, H 85, 2B 23, 3B 3, HR 2, RBI 24, TB 120, BB 23, SO 32, SB 4, AVG 0.331, OBP 0.393, SLG 0.467, OPS 0.86, WAR 1.8), B. Reynolds LF (GP 64, AB 228, R 38, H 66, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 10, RBI 31, TB 114, BB 35, SO 56, SB 1, AVG 0.289, OBP 0.391, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.891, WAR 2.5)
The Washington Nationals are holding a 29-35 record and are righting behind the Braves by one game. Washington is ahead of the Marlins who sits at the bottom of the NL East. Trea Turner is the leader in batting with 31 RBIs and 80 hits in total. Josh Harrison and Starlin Castro have contributed 44 RBIs and 108 hits in total. The Nationals are yet to reveal their starting pitcher for this game.
Players to watch: T. Turner SS (GP 64, AB 260, R 34, H 80, 2B 11, 3B 1, HR 10, RBI 31, TB 123, BB 16, SO 56, SB 13, AVG 0.308, OBP 0.352, SLG 0.473, OPS 0.825, WAR 1.6), S. Castro 2B (GP 63, AB 234, R 14, H 56, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 23, TB 73, BB 17, SO 51, SB 0, AVG 0.239, OBP 0.287, SLG 0.312, OPS 0.599, WAR 0)
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks
Pittsburgh will need to start winning if they want to stay on track. The top sports betting website is slanting towards to Nationals to win this game and cover the spread. Back the Nationals to sweep the Pirates in this series.
Score Prediction: Nationals 6, Pirates 1.