Predictions for Guardians vs. Nationals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – May 31

Friday’s contest features the Cleveland Guardians (37-19) and the Washington Nationals (26-29) clashing at Progressive Field (on May 31) at 7:10 PM. This matchup, according to our computer prediction, will result in a 4-3 win for the Guardians.

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Guardians vs. Nationals Matchup Info

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Guardians vs. Nationals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Guardians 4, Nationals 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Guardians vs. Nationals Betting Lines

Guardians vs Nationals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Guardians -238 +195 7.5 -115 -105

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Guardians Betting Insights

  • Cleveland has been victorious in 25, or 69.4%, of the 36 contests it has been chosen as the favorite in this season.
  • The Guardians have a win-loss record of 2-1 when favored by -238 or better by oddsmakers this year.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 28 of 56 opportunities.
  • The Guardians were favored on the moneyline in 11 of their past 15 games, and they finished 9-2 in those matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings (all 15 of them had set totals), Cleveland and its opponents combined to hit the over seven times.

Nationals Betting Insights

  • Washington has won 45.1% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (23-28).
  • The Nationals are 1-3 (winning only 25% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +195 or longer.
  • In the 55 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Washington, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 24 times (24-28-3).
  • In 14 games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Nationals have a record of 6-8.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Washington and its opponents have failed to hit the over nine times.

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Guardians vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

Guardians’ Starting Pitcher: Tanner Bibee

  • The 25-year-old has pitched to a 3.99 ERA this season with 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.6 walks per nine across 11 games.
  • When Tanner Bibee starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 7-1.
  • In games Bibee has started, his team is 10-1.
  • Out of Bibee’s 11 starts with a total this season, five have hit the over.

Nationals’ Starting Pitcher: Patrick Corbin

  • The 34-year-old has put together a 6.12 ERA and 5.4 strikeouts per nine innings over 11 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .322 to opposing batters.
  • The Nationals have been the underdog on the moneyline in 11 of Corbin’s starts this season, and they went 4-7 in those matchups.
  • In Corbin’s 11 starts, his team is 4-7.
  • Corbin’s starts went over the run total five times in 11 games with a set total this season.

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Guardians’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 37-19
Home 18-6
Road 19-13
One-Run Games 10-6
Scoring 5+ Runs 26-4

Nationals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 26-29
Home 10-13
Road 16-16
One-Run Games 4-8
Scoring 5+ Runs 18-5

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