The Washington Nationals have rolled to a victory and a payout on the MLB moneyline in each of starting pitcher Max Scherzer’s last five outings as the righthander takes the mound on Tuesday night at home against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Scherzer is 6-3 with a stellar 1.51 ERA on the season, giving up just two runs over 29 innings in his last four trips to the mound. Marco Estrada (1-3, 3.89 ERA) will get the ball for the Blue Jays in Tuesday night’s contest.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Toronto Blue Jays before the first pitch in this match found them as 204 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bodog. They saw the over/under total of 7 earlier at TopBet.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.9-5.4 result in favor of the Nationals.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Washington Nationals bring a 28-22 record to the battle against the 23-29 Blue Jays. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Toronto injuries news.
The Washington Nationals sit at No. 7 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds – VSB
, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at No. 6 on the same chart.
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Toronto Blue Jays rank No. 9 at 8.77 hits per game. That compares with the Washington Nationals No. 14 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Washington has the No. 18-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Toronto looks to rebound from a loss to the Twins, who beat them 6-5 on Sunday behind a start from Ricky Nolasco at Target Field.
The Nationals endured a 8-2 loss at the hands of the Reds on Sunday, with Tanner Roark throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.
- Toronto is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games
- Toronto is 1-7-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
- Toronto is 1-6-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington
- Toronto is 2-5-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Washington
- Washington is 15-7-1 SU in its last 23 games
- Washington is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games
- Washington is 8-1-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
- Washington is 6-1-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Toronto
Next Betting Matchups
Toronto at Washington, Wednesday, June 3rd