Washington Nationals vs Houston Astros Betting Odds & Game Analysis | May 13


By Ed Winchester | May 13, 2022 10:58 AM

The Houston Astros visit the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, taking the field at 7:05pm ET on Friday May 13th, 7:05pm ET. The Washington Nationals are 1-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals.

Washington and Houston Betting Info

  • Six of the Astros’ last seven games have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • The Astros have won each of their last 10 games.

Houston Astros Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .224
Team OBP .306
AVG Runs Scored 4.1
Team ERA 2.73
Team WHIP 1.09
Starters ERA 2.93
Starters WHIP 1.05

Key Players for Houston

  • Thomas Pressly: 5.06 ERA, 5.07 K/9, 1.31 WHIP
  • Rafael Montero: 0.68 ERA, 11.48 K/9, 0.83 WHIP
  • Justin Verlander: 1.55 ERA, 7.97 K/9, 0.64 WHIP
  • Martín Maldonado: .087 Batting Avg, .190 OBP, .188 SLG, .378 OPS, 9 Runs
  • Michael Brantley: .274 Batting Avg, .342 OBP, .396 SLG, .738 OPS, 12 Runs
  • Yordan Alvarez: .271 Batting Avg, .377 OBP, .615 SLG, .992 OPS, 19 Runs
  • Yulieski Gurriel: .198 Batting Avg, .243 OBP, .307 SLG, .550 OPS, 8 Runs
  • Chas McCormick: .239 Batting Avg, .284 OBP, .386 SLG, .670 OPS, 10 Runs
  • Jeremy Peña: .276 Batting Avg, .339 OBP, .514 SLG, .853 OPS, 18 Runs
  • Jose Altuve: .250 Batting Avg, .349 OBP, .472 SLG, .821 OPS, 12 Runs
  • Kyle Tucker: .255 Batting Avg, .362 OBP, .445 SLG, .807 OPS, 11 Runs
  • Alexander Bregman: .245 Batting Avg, .348 OBP, .455 SLG, .803 OPS, 18 Runs

Washington Nationals Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .252
Team OBP .317
AVG Runs Scored 4.1
Team ERA 4.77
Team WHIP 1.44
Starters ERA 5.43
Starters WHIP 1.52

Key Players for Washington

  • Patrick Corbin: 6.06 ERA, 8.54 K/9, 1.74 WHIP
  • Tanner Rainey: 3.12 ERA, 10.39 K/9, 1.27 WHIP
  • Kyle Finnegan: 4.38 ERA, 9.49 K/9, 1.22 WHIP
  • Juan Soto: .264 Batting Avg, .395 OBP, .512 SLG, .907 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Cesar Hernandez: .277 Batting Avg, .315 OBP, .326 SLG, .641 OPS, 19 Runs
  • Alcides Escobar: .220 Batting Avg, .281 OBP, .268 SLG, .549 OPS, 8 Runs
  • Keibert Ruiz: .266 Batting Avg, .300 OBP, .362 SLG, .662 OPS, 7 Runs
  • Maikel Franco: .268 Batting Avg, .298 OBP, .390 SLG, .688 OPS, 10 Runs
  • Yadiel Hernandez: .337 Batting Avg, .378 OBP, .506 SLG, .884 OPS, 10 Runs
  • Nelson Cruz: .170 Batting Avg, .260 OBP, .277 SLG, .537 OPS, 15 Runs
  • Joshua Bell: .345 Batting Avg, .439 OBP, .513 SLG, .952 OPS, 22 Runs
  • Victor Robles: .215 Batting Avg, .276 OBP, .291 SLG, .567 OPS, 10 Runs

The Nationals and Astros haven’t met since last season on October 30, 2019, where the Washington Nationals won by a score of 6-2.

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