At 4:05 PM ET, the Pittsburgh Pirates will take on the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The Pirates come into this game with a 5-1 record, while the Nationals are 2-3.

Martín Pérez will be on the mound for the Pirates, while the Nationals will counter with Josiah Gray. The Pirates are currently favored, with a money line of -137 compared to the Nationals’ +114. The over/under line is set at 9 runs.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS VS PITTSBURGH PIRATES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Washington Nationals Moneyline +114

This game will be played at Nationals Park at 4:05 ET on Thursday, April 4th.

HOW TO BET THE PIRATES VS NATIONALS:

  • We have the Nationals winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • If you’re looking for a run line pick, we also like the Nationals to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

The Nationals and Pirates will wrap up their most recent series with Washington looking to take two out of three. In the last game, the Nationals came away with a 5-3 win as slight underdogs (+126). Both teams hit one home run, but the Pirates’ offense struck out 13 times.

Washington’s offense got off to a hot start, scoring four runs in the 2nd inning and adding another four in the 6th. Joey Gallo and Luis Garcia Jr. each had a three-hit game for Washington, while Garcia Jr. scored two runs. Pirates starter Mitch Keller gave up four runs on eight hits, while Trevor Williams got the win for the Nationals.

Jack Suwinski hit a home run for the Pirates and drove in two runs, but their offense couldn’t get much else going. Kyle Finnegan picked up the save for Washington.

Pirates Records & Stats

Martín Pérez is getting the start for the Pirates today on the road against the Nationals. In his first outing of the season, he went 4 1/3 innings and gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits. He finished with 2 strikeouts and 3 walks.

For the Pirates, we have Oneil Cruz as our top projected hitter in terms of home runs. In fact, his home run projection is the best in the league today. Ke’Bryan Hayes is our 4th best hitter in terms of total hits today, and his home run projection is 6th in the league. Bryan Reynolds is 3rd on the team in terms of total hits, and his home run projection is 3rd in the league today.

Nationals Records & Stats

Josiah Gray is making his second start of the season, and he’ll be at home against the Pirates. In his first start, he took the loss against the Reds, giving up 6 earned runs in 4 innings of work. He did strike out 8 batters but also gave up 2 homers.

When it comes to player props for the Nationals, we have CJ Abrams with the 2nd highest hits projection on the team and 2nd highest home run projection. Joey Meneses has the 5th highest hits projection in the league today. Lane Thomas has the highest home run projection on the team and 5th best in the league today.