Washington Nationals vs Seattle Mariners 6/27/2023 – On Tuesday night, the Washington Nationals take on the Seattle Mariners in a thrilling MLB interleague matchup at T-Mobile Park. In this 2023 Major League Baseball season showdown, both teams will be vying for victory in what promises to be a riveting contest. The battle between the Nationals and the Mariners is part of a three-game series, with Monday’s opener excluded from the analysis, adding an element of suspense and anticipation. The Washington Nationals are predicted to win, according to the top baseball betting sites.
Washington Nationals vs Seattle Mariners 6/27/2023
|When:||Tuesday, June 27, 9:40 PM EDT|
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The Washington Nationals are gearing up for an intriguing clash against the Seattle Mariners to improve their 30-47 record in the 2023 Major League Baseball season. With an overall performance that leaves room for improvement, the Nationals will seek momentum after a recent 8-3 victory against the Padres in San Diego.
Despite a slow start to the series, suffering a heavy 13-3 defeat in Friday’s opener, the Nationals bounced back with an impressive 2-0 win as +157 underdogs on Saturday, ultimately clinching the three-game series against the Padres. This victory provided a much-needed boost for the Nationals at the bottom of the NL East standings.
The Nationals have shown promise in offensive production, batting at a respectable .262 average with 318 runs, 689 hits, and 61 home runs. Leading the charge is Lane Thomas, boasting a stellar .293 average accompanied by 39 RBIs and 13 homers. Thomas has been instrumental in the Nationals’ offensive efforts, providing consistent contributions.
The Nationals struggle defensively.
On the pitching front, the Nationals have displayed a 4.62 ERA and a 1.47 WHIP, with 574 strikeouts. Taking the mound for Washington in this crucial matchup is Jake Irvin. The rookie right-hander, with a 4.71 ERA, a 1.39 WHIP, and 33 strikeouts across 42 innings pitched, has shown promising performances in his recent outings. Irvin’s ability to control the game and limit runs will be critical for the Nationals’ success.
Analyzing the Nationals’ recent form, it’s evident that they have faced challenges, dropping seven of their last ten games overall. However, they have shown resilience and determination, exemplified by their recent series victory against the Padres. With a .259/.290/.419 slash line, 38 extra-base hits, and ten home runs in their last couple of weeks, the Nationals have demonstrated their offensive capabilities.
Players to watch: Lane Thomas RF (GP 75, AB 298, R 52, H 88, 2B 19, 3B 2, HR 13, RBI 39, TB 150, BB 18, SO 82, SB 7, AVG 0.295, OBP 0.344, SLG 0.503, OPS 0.847, WAR 2.4, Joey Meneses DH (GP 72, AB 294, R 29, H 86, 2B 18, 3B 1, HR 2, RBI 39, TB 112, BB 18, SO 58, SB 0, AVG 0.293, OBP 0.332, SLG 0.381, OPS 0.713, WAR 0.2.
The Seattle Mariners are gearing up for a crucial matchup against the Washington Nationals as they aim to bounce back from a recent two-game skid. With a 37-39 record in the 2023 Major League Baseball season, the Mariners are determined to reclaim victory at their home turf of T-Mobile Park.
Although the Mariners have faced some challenges recently, losing two out of three games against the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles, they remain a formidable opponent. Currently sitting fourth in the AL West standings, the Mariners are striving to close the gap, trailing the first-place Texas Rangers by nine and a half games.
Offensively, the Mariners have showcased a .255 batting average, accompanied by 340 runs and 582 hits. Leading the charge for the Mariners is T. Hernandez, who boasts an impressive .386 average, 14 home runs, and 43 RBIs. Hernandez’s consistent contributions have been instrumental in the Mariners’ offensive output.
On the pitching front, the Mariners have displayed a commendable 3.81 ERA, a 1.19 WHIP, and an impressive 689 strikeouts. Taking the mound for Seattle in this crucial matchup is Bryan Woo. The rookie right-hander, with a 1-1 record, a 1.02 ERA, a .74 WHIP, and 17 strikeouts across 17.2 innings pitched, has shown promise in his recent outings. Woo rebounded from a rough major-league debut and significantly improved in subsequent starts.
Mariners to bank on their string pitching squad.
Analyzing the Mariners’ recent form, they have exhibited a .224/.293/.424 slash line, along with 19 extra-base hits and 20 home runs in the last two weeks and 406 at-bats. The Mariners’ pitching staff has been a standout, boasting a remarkable 2.52 ERA, a 1.02 WHIP, and a .199 opposing batting average during this period. Their ability to stifle opposing offenses will be crucial against the Nationals.
On Tuesday, Bryan Woo will take the mound, looking to build on his recent success. The 23-year-old rookie right-hander, after enduring a challenging major-league debut, rebounded impressively and secured his first win with a dominant 5.1 scoreless innings against the Yankees.
Players to watch: Julio Rodriguez CF (GP 74, AB 308, R 46, H 74, 2B 14, 3B 1, HR 13, RBI 41, TB 129, BB 23, SO 90, SB 17, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.301, SLG 0.419, OPS 0.72, WAR 1.9, Ty France 1B (GP 75, AB 294, R 47, H 81, 2B 21, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 34, TB 123, BB 19, SO 57, SB 1, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.346, SLG 0.418, OPS 0.764, WAR 1.5
Washington Nationals vs Seattle Mariners Betting Numbers
Under is 8-0 in National’s last eight road games, the total was set at 6.5 or lower.
Nationals are 0-7 in Irvin’s last seven starts on grass.
Over is 4-0 in National’s last four games, with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
Nationals are 0-7 in Irvin’s last seven starts.
Nationals are 0-4 in Irvin’s last four starts following a team loss in their previous game.
Under is 3-0-1 in Mariner’s last four home games vs. a right-handed starter.
Under is 3-0-1 in Mariner’s last four home games.
Total Under is 5-1 in Mariner’s last six games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
Under is 5-1 in Mariner’s last six games, with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Mariners are 5-1 in their last six interleague home games vs. a team with a losing record.
Washington Nationals vs Seattle Mariners Betting Picks
To secure a victory against the Seattle Mariners, the Nationals must tighten their pitching and limit the opposition’s scoring opportunities. According to predictions from the MLB betting forum, the Washington Nationals will be easily able to accomplish this and will be winning here.
Score Prediction: Nationals 4, Mariners 3.