Nationals Vs Giants: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on June 10, 2021

Ryan Zimmerman leads the Washington Nationals (25-33) into a matchup against the San Francisco Giants (38-23) after he homered twice in a 9-7 win over the Rays. The Nationals are moneyline favorites () against the Giants () in this outing, which starts at 7:05 PM ET on Thursday. Washington’s Max Scherzer and San Francisco’s Anthony DeSclafani pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of June 10, 2021, 2:01 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Nationals vs Giants Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Scherzer (WSH) Pitcher DeSclafani (SF)
5 – 4 W/L 5 – 2
77.0 IP 66.2
2.22 ERA 3.51
0.820 WHIP 1.100
12.2 K/9 7.8
1.8 BB/9 2.6

Nationals Probable Starter Max Scherzer

  • Scherzer gets the start for the Nationals, his 13th of the season. He is 5-4 with a 2.22 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 77 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s last appearance came on Friday against the Phillies, when he went 7 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing five hits.
  • He will take the mound against a Giants offense that ranks 21st in the league with 471 total hits (on a.235 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .420 (eighth in the league) with 90 total home runs (first in MLB play).
  • The Nationals have been the moneyline favorite in 10 of Scherzer’s starts this season, and they went 7-3 in those matchups.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 10, 2021 at 2:16 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Scherzer

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Wilmer Flores 19 .000 0 0 0 .050 .050
Brandon Crawford 17 .412 7 2 5 .412 1.353
Buster Posey 15 .133 2 1 3 .133 .533
Brandon Belt 14 .286 4 0 1 .333 .976

Giants Probable Starter Anthony DeSclafani

  • The Giants will hand the ball to DeSclafani (5-2) for his 13th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, when he threw six innings against the Cubs, giving up two earned runs while allowing four hits.
  • The Nationals are batting .246 this season, seventh in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .385 (19th in the league) with 58 home runs.
  • When he is the starting pitcher, San Francisco has a record of 4-4 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 10, 2021 at 2:16 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs DeSclafani

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Josh Bell 23 .391 9 2 5 .391 1.130
Starlin Castro 19 .263 5 1 1 .300 .774
Kyle Schwarber 17 .294 5 1 1 .400 .871
Josh Harrison 14 .071 1 0 0 .133 .204
Jordy Mercer 13 .308 4 0 2 .357 .742
Ryan Zimmerman 8 .125 1 0 1 .222 .472
Trea Turner 6 .167 1 1 3 .167 .834
Yan Gomes 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Alex Avila 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Juan Soto 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.667

Nationals Betting Trends

  • The Nationals score an average of 3.4 runs per game at home and 4.4 per contest away from Nationals Park.
  • The Nationals have the No. 28 offense in MLB action scoring 3.9 runs per game (225 total runs).
  • The Nationals have won 56% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (14-11).
  • Washington is 4-2 (winning 66.7% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -177 or shorter.
  • Washington has played in 58 games with over/under set, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 19 times (19-37-2).
  • Washington has been listed as the moneyline favorite by oddsmakers only two times in the last 10 games, and split those matchups.

Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants have scored the sixth-most runs in the league this season with 296.
  • In away games this season, they have scored a total of 179 runs (5.3 per game) while plating 117 total at home, an average of 4.3 per contest.
  • This season, the Giants have won 17 out of the 32 games, or 53.1%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • San Francisco is 3-2 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +150 or more on the moneyline.
  • San Francisco and its opponents have hit the over in 30 of their 61 games with a total this season.
  • San Francisco has played as the underdog in five of its past 10 games and won three of those contests.

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Trea Turner leads the Nationals with 10 home runs and 30 runs batted in, while racking up a team-high batting average of .305.
  • Among qualified batters in baseball, Turner’s 72 hits rank fifth, and his .305 AVG ranks 12th.
  • Juan Soto has four doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 32 walks while batting .279.
  • Among the qualified batters in baseball, Soto’s .394 OBP ranks seventh.

Nationals Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Trea Turner 236 .305 32 10 30 .352 .831
Starlin Castro 218 .248 14 2 21 .298 .615
Kyle Schwarber 186 .220 20 9 26 .308 .717
Josh Harrison 175 .257 19 4 19 .335 .701
Josh Bell 166 .217 28 8 24 .276 .692
Juan Soto 165 .279 32 8 27 .394 .855
Victor Robles 141 .227 15 0 6 .331 .643
Yan Gomes 137 .255 16 5 18 .271 .687
Ryan Zimmerman 105 .295 15 8 20 .327 .917
Andrew Stevenson 90 .233 14 2 10 .293 .615

Giants Players to Watch

  • Buster Posey is batting .336 with 10 home runs and 22 RBI for San Francisco this season.
  • Brandon Crawford leads San Francisco in home runs with 14 and runs batted in with 41.
  • Crawford ranks ninth in HR (14), and 11th in RBI (41) among qualified hitters in the majors.

Giants Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Brandon Crawford 172 .262 35 14 41 .344 .902
Buster Posey 149 .336 28 10 22 .400 .977
Austin Slater 134 .216 18 7 17 .309 .712
Wilmer Flores 133 .226 16 3 16 .311 .657
Mauricio Dubon 131 .237 14 4 18 .261 .635
Brandon Belt 122 .238 21 8 21 .361 .828
Mike Tauchman 109 .183 17 3 12 .310 .604
Dónovan Solano 107 .262 13 2 12 .303 .667
Steven Duggar 89 .303 16 4 14 .361 .889
LaMonte Wade Jr 46 .283 6 3 5 .389 .889

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