Nationals Vs Giants: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – June 11, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on June 11, 2021

The Washington Nationals (25-33) will look to Ryan Zimmerman, who is coming off of a two-homer game, to lead them in a matchup with the San Francisco Giants (38-23) on Friday at 7:05 PM ET on MASN. Zimmerman and the Nationals are -180 favorites for the contest, according to oddsmakers. Washington’s Max Scherzer gets the start, and he’ll go against San Francisco’s Anthony DeSclafani.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of June 11, 2021, 2:01 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Nationals vs Giants Betting Lines

Nationals Betting Insights

  • This season, the Nationals have won 14 out of the 25 games, or 56%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Washington is 4-2 this season when entering a game favored by -180 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Nationals have a 61.4% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Nationals and their opponents have combined to hit the over three times.

Nationals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 10
ERA 4.14
K/9 10.2

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Giants Betting Insights

  • The Giants have been chosen as underdogs in 32 games this year and have walked away with the win 17 times (53.1%) in those games.
  • This season, San Francisco has come away with a win three times in six chances when named as an underdog of at least +148 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Giants have a 38.6% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • In their last 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, the Giants and their opponents are 6-4 when it comes to hitting the over.

Giants Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 5.7
HR 19
ERA 3.14
K/9 8.9

Giants Probable Pitcher – Anthony DeSclafani

  • DeSclafani (5-2 with a 3.51 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 66 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Giants, his 13th of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Friday, June 4 against the Cubs, when he tossed six innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up four hits.
  • The 31-year-old does not rank among the top pitchers in the majors among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season.
  • DeSclafani has put up nine starts this campaign that he pitched five or more innings.
  • The Giants are 4-4 in DeSclafani’s eight starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of June 11, 2021 at 2:41 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Nationals Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 25-33
Home 13-15
Road 12-18
vs LHP (Starters) 7-8
vs RHP (Starters) 18-25
Day Games 2-4
Night Games 23-29

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Nationals Probable Pitcher – Max Scherzer

  • The Nationals’ Scherzer (5-4) will make his 13th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Friday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed five hits in 7 2/3 innings against the Phillies.
  • The 36-year-old’s 2.22 ERA ranks eighth, his .820 WHIP ranks fourth, his 104 strikeouts rank fifth, and his 12.20 K/9 ranks sixth among qualified pitchers in the majors this year.
  • Scherzer has made 12 starts of five or more innings in 12 chances this season, and averages 6.0 frames when he pitches.
  • His team has been victorious in 70% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 7-3.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of June 11, 2021 at 2:41 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Giants Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 38-23
Home 18-9
Road 20-14
vs LHP (Starters) 11-8
vs RHP (Starters) 27-15
Day Games 2-3
Night Games 36-20

Nationals Hitting Stats

  • The Nationals have hit the fifth-fewest home runs in MLB play this season (58).
  • The Nationals have hit at least two round-trippers in 16 games this season, and are 9-7 in those outings.
  • Washington has 10 home runs over the past 10 games.
  • Trea Turner is batting .305 with 10 home runs and 30 RBI. All three of those stats rank first among Washington hitters this season.
  • Juan Soto is batting .279 with an OBP of .394 and a slugging percentage of .461 this season.

Giants Hitting Stats

  • No team in MLB has hit more homers than the Giants, who have connected on 90 this season.
  • They are 18-8 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • Over the last 10 games, San Francisco has hit 19 home runs.
  • Buster Posey is batting .336 with six doubles, 10 home runs and 15 walks.
  • Brandon Crawford’s 14 home runs and 41 RBI both pace his team.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Giants (+148)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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