Washington Nationals vs Tampa Bay Rays

NATIONALS VS RAYS

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Today’s matchup is between the Washington Nationals (24-32) and the Tampa Bay Rays (38-23). The Nationals have won 2 of their last 5 games & the Rays have won 3 of their last 5 games.

The Nationals are starting Jon Lester (LHP), who is 0-2 on the season with a 4.37 ERA, 4.60 FIP, 0.34 wOBA, K% of 16.9%, BB% of 8.1%, 87.9 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.43 WHIP in 35 innings pitched.

The Rays are starting Tyler Glasnow (RHP), who is 4-2 on the season with a 2.69 ERA, 3.05 FIP, 0.248 wOBA, K% of 35.6%, BB% of 8.4%, 91.4 MPH average exit velocity, and a 0.92 WHIP in 77 innings pitched.

The Nationals are 18th in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Rays are 11th.

On the hitting side, the Nationals have a .308 wOBA and a .317 OBP with 55 HRs. While the Rays have a .311 wOBA and a .315 OBP with 73 HRs.

Tyler Glasnow's much better than Jon Lester at this point in his career & the Rays have the hitting advantage so I'm going with the Rays!

  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games.
  • Washington are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road.
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Tampa Bay's last 20 games.
  • Tampa Bay are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games against Washington.

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