Predictions for Guardians vs. Nationals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 2

Sunday’s game at Progressive Field has the Cleveland Guardians (39-19) taking on the Washington Nationals (26-31) at 1:40 PM. Our computer prediction projects a 5-4 victory for the Guardians, who are a slight favorite based on our model.

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Guardians vs. Nationals Matchup Info

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Guardians vs. Nationals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Guardians 5, Nationals 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 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 -135 +114 8 -112 -108

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Guardians Betting Insights

  • Cleveland has been the favorite in 38 games this season, and has come away with the win 27 times (71.1%) in those contests.
  • The Guardians have a mark of 12-8 in contests where bookmakers favor them by -135 or better on the moneyline.
  • Contests involving Cleveland have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 29 of 58 chances this season.
  • The Guardians went 10-2 over the 12 games they were a moneyline favorite in their past 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 matchups — all had a set run total — Cleveland and its opponents combined to hit the over on the total seven times.

Nationals Betting Insights

  • Washington has gone 23-30 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 43.4% of those games).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +114 or longer, the Nationals have a 21-24 record (winning 46.7% of their games).
  • Washington has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 25 times this season for a 25-29-3 record against the over/under.
  • In 15 games over their past 15 matchups when set as underdogs by bookmakers, the Nationals had a record of 6-9.
  • Washington and its opponents have combined to hit the over seven times in its past 15 games with a total.

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Guardians vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

Guardians’ Starting Pitcher: Carlos Carrasco

  • The 37-year-old has pitched in nine games this season with an ERA of 5.16, a 1.89 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.456.
  • Carlos Carrasco’s team has a record of 2-2 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Carrasco’s team has won three of his nine starts this season.
  • Games Carrasco has started this season hit the over three times in nine chances.

Nationals’ Starting Pitcher: Jake Irvin

  • In 11 games this season, the 27-year-old has a 3.43 ERA and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .227 to opposing hitters.
  • The Nationals have been the moneyline underdog in 11 of Irvin’s starts this season, and they went 2-9 in those games.
  • Irvin’s team has won two of his 11 starts.
  • Irvin’s starts hit the over on the run total five times in 11 games with a set total this season.

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Guardians’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 39-19
Home 20-6
Road 19-13
One-Run Games 11-6
Scoring 5+ Runs 27-4

Nationals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 26-31
Home 10-13
Road 16-18
One-Run Games 4-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 18-5

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