Toronto Blue Jays at Washington Nationals Matchup 5/5/24

In a rubber match on Sunday, MacKenzie Gore will be on the hill when the Washington Nationals (16-17) host the Toronto Blue Jays (16-18), who will counter with Alek Manoah. First pitch is at 1:35 PM ET.

Matchup

Game Spread Team Totals Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Game Hitters Rating Pitchers Rating Open Current Open Current Open Current Open Current Line Moves
Toronto Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays Blue Jays Conf Confirmed 0 0 -1.5 (+130) -1.5 (+172) 3.5 3.5 8 runs 8 runs -108 -102 line-movement
Washington Nationals Washington Nationals Nationals Conf Confirmed 0 0 +1.5 (-156) +1.5 (-210) 2.5 3.5 -108 -116

Odds Comparison

Vegas vs. Lineups.com Odds
Vegas Difference Vegas Difference
Moneyline -102 102 -116 116
Totals 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
Win Probability 50% 50% 53% 53%
Over/Under
Vegas Difference
Over/Under 8 8
Against the Spread(ATS) History
ATS Home Away
15-16 7-8 8-8
17-16 6-8 11-8
Over/Under History
Over/Under Home Away
6-10-0 3-4-0 3-6-0
6-8-2 3-4-1 3-4-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
7 or less 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
8 or 8.5 5-9-0 2-4-0 3-5-0 5-3-2 2-1-1 3-2-1
9 or 9.5 1-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-3-0 1-2-0 0-1-0
10 or 10.5 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
11 and over 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 8-11 42.1% 42.1 3.6
After Win 6-9 40% 33.3 3.3
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 5-9 35.7% 42.9 3.4
After Losses 8-5 61.5% 76.9 3.9

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.9 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6
4.9 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.3
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.2
4.2 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.8 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.6
5.0 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.2
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
5.3 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.3
5.1 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7

Toronto Blue Jays Last 6 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Team ML Opp ML Over/Under Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg
5/4/24 TOR 6 @ WSH 3 -174 +146 7.5 runs 4.5 runs Kevin Gausman (R) .619 .231 2.9 runs Jake Irvin (R) .482 .182
5/3/24 TOR 3 @ WSH 9 -200 +168 8.5 runs 5.4 runs Yusei Kikuchi (L) .644 .212 3.0 runs Patrick Corbin (L) .939 .343
5/1/24 TOR 1 vs KC 6 -142 +120 8 runs 4.5 runs Chris Bassitt (R) .440 .129 3.5 runs Seth Lugo (R) .621 .212
4/30/24 TOR 1 vs KC 4 -130 +110 7.5 runs 4.0 runs Jose Berrios (R) .345 .133 3.4 runs Cole Ragans (L) .720 .250
4/29/24 TOR 6 vs KC 5 -164 +138 8.5 runs 5.1 runs Yariel Rodríguez (R) .082 .343 3.4 runs Jonathan Bowlan (R) .880 .297
4/28/24 TOR 3 vs LAD 1 -112 -104 8.5 runs 4.2 runs Kevin Gausman (R) .737 .276 4.1 runs Michael Grove (R) .623 .182

Washington Nationals Last 6 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Team ML Opp ML Over/Under Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg
5/4/24 WSH 3 vs TOR 6 +146 -174 7.5 runs 2.9 runs Jake Irvin (R) .482 .182 4.5 runs Kevin Gausman (R) .619 .231
5/3/24 WSH 9 vs TOR 3 +168 -200 8.5 runs 3.0 runs Patrick Corbin (L) .939 .343 5.4 runs Yusei Kikuchi (L) .644 .212
5/2/24 WSH 0 @ TEX 6 +168 -200 8 runs 2.8 runs Mitchell Parker (L) .412 .133 5.1 runs Nathan Eovaldi (R) .697 .273
5/2/24 WSH 1 @ TEX 0 +164 -196 9 runs 3.2 runs Trevor Williams (R) .379 .172 5.7 runs Andrew Heaney (L) .504 .188
5/1/24 WSH 1 @ TEX 7 +134 -158 7.5 runs 3.0 runs MacKenzie Gore (L) .200 .100 4.4 runs Jon Gray (R) .915 .306
4/29/24 WSH 7 @ MIA 2 +120 -142 8.5 runs 3.7 runs Jake Irvin (R) .690 .206 4.7 runs Trevor Rogers (L) .387 .129

Blue Jays vs. Nationals Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, May 5, 2024
  • Time: 1:35 PM ET
  • Nationals Starter: MacKenzie Gore
  • Blue Jays Starter: Alek Manoah
  • Moneyline Favorite: Nationals -115
  • Moneyline Underdog: Blue Jays -105
  • Spread Favorite: Blue Jays -1.5
  • Over/Under: 8 runs

Blue Jays vs. Nationals Matchup Statistics

  • The Nationals are the 20th-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.0 runs per game (131 total).
  • Washington is 11-2 in games this season when it put up at least five runs.
  • The Blue Jays have scored 120 runs (just 3.5 per game) this season, which ranks 26th in MLB.
  • Toronto has won 12 of its 13 games this season in which it scored more than four runs.
  • The Nationals have a 4.14 team ERA that ranks 20th among all league pitching staffs.
  • Washington's pitching staff ranks 24th in the majors with a collective 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • The Blue Jays have the 23rd-ranked ERA (4.33) in the majors this season.
  • Toronto has an 8.2 K/9 rate this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 23rd in the majors.

Blue Jays vs. Nationals Previous Meetings

Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
5/4/2024 Blue Jays -1.5 7.5 -175 +145 6-3 TOR
5/3/2024 Blue Jays -1.5 8.5 -205 +170 9-3 WSH
8/30/2023 Blue Jays -1.5 9 -205 +170 7-0 TOR
8/29/2023 Blue Jays -1.5 8 -185 +154 5-4 WSH
8/28/2023 Blue Jays -1.5 8 -250 +205 6-3 TOR
8/18/2021 - - 9 -165 +145 8-5 WSH
8/17/2021 - - 9 -210 +175 12-6 WSH
4/28/2021 Blue Jays -1.5 9.5 -177 +145 8-2 WSH
4/27/2021 Nationals -1.5 8 -124 +104 9-5 TOR

Nationals Leaders

  • CJ Abrams has racked up an on-base percentage of .353, a slugging percentage of .574, and has 35 hits, all club-highs for the Nationals.
  • Including all qualifying hitters in the major leagues, Abrams' batting average places him 34th, his on-base percentage ranks 45th, and he is eighth in slugging.
  • Abrams enters this matchup on a three-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .238 with a double and two RBI.
  • Jesse Winker is batting .241 with six doubles, three home runs and 15 walks.
  • Winker ranks 95th in batting average, 52nd in on-base percentage and 107th in slugging among all qualified hitters.
  • Luis Garcia is batting .309 with eight doubles, two home runs and seven walks.
  • Garcia enters this one with a four-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .313 with a double, a home run, three walks and five RBI.
  • Jacob Young is batting .311 with five doubles and two walks.

Blue Jays Leaders

  • Justin Turner has put up a team-high mark for OBP at .368 and slugging percentage at .490, while also pacing the Blue Jays in base hits with 30.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB action this year, Turner ranks 27th in batting average (.294), 33rd in on-base percentage (.368), and 32nd in slugging (.490).
  • Daulton Varsho has seven doubles, six home runs and 14 walks while batting .238.
  • Varsho's .238 average ranks 102nd in MLB among qualified hitters, while his OBP (.330) sits at No. 70 in the league. He ranks 34th with a .485 slugging percentage.
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has a .346 slugging percentage, best on the Blue Jays.
  • George Springer has four doubles, three home runs and 14 walks while hitting .205.

Blue Jays vs. Nationals Injury Report

  • Nationals: Joey Gallo: 10-Day Injured List (Shoulder), Victor Robles: 10-Day Injured List (Hamstring), Lane Thomas: 10-Day Injured List (Knee), Robert Garcia: 15-Day Injured List (Illness), Josiah Gray: 15-Day Injured List (Elbow/Forearm), Jose Ferrer: 60-Day Injured List (Teres Major), Cade Cavalli: 60-Day Injured List (Elbow), Mason Thompson: 60-Day Injured List (Elbow), Jacob Young: Day-to-day (Back)
  • Blue Jays: Yariel Rodriguez: 15-Day Injured List (Back), Bowden Francis: 15-Day Injured List (Forearm), Chad Green: 15-Day Injured List (Shoulder), Alek Manoah: 15-Day Injured List (Shoulder), Yimi Garcia: Day-to-day (Back)