Houston Astros at Washington Nationals - 5/14/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Houston Astros at Washington Nationals - 5/14/22 MLB Picks and Prediction Photo by Jonathan Hui-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Nationals (11-23) vs Houston Astros (22-11)

Game Info: Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 7:05 pm (Nationals Park)

Erick Fedde (2-2) (3.90) vs Jake Odorizzi (3-2) (3.38)

Betting Odds: Washington Nationals +150 / Houston Astros -169 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Houston Astros will play the Washington Nationals in Game 2 of their series at Nationals Park on Saturday night.

The Houston Astros are 22-11 this season and have won 11 games in a row. Houston defeated Washington in Game 1 of this series by a score of 6-1 on Friday. The Houston pitching staff has a 2.68 ERA, a 1.09 WHIP, and a .215 opponent batting average this season. The Astros offense has scored 137 runs with a .223 batting average and a .305 on base percentage. Yordan Alvarez is batting .280 with 11 home runs and 21 RBI’s for the Astros this season. The projected starter for Houston is Jake Odorizzi, who is 3-2 with a 3.38 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP over 26.2 innings pitched this season.

The Washington Nationals are 11-23 this season and have lost four of their last five games. Prior to the Game 1 loss, Washington lost two out of three games against the Mets. The Washington pitching staff has a 4.81 ERA, a 1.43 WHIP, and a .255 opponent batting average. The Nationals offense has scored 137 runs with a .252 batting average and a .315 on base percentage this year. Josh Bell is batting .342 with four home runs and 21 RBI’s for the Nationals this season. The projected starter for Washington is Erick Fedde, who is 2-2 with a 3.90 ERA and a 1.43 WHIP over 30 innings pitched this season.

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Houston is 15-2 in their last 17 games and 8-2 in their last 10 road games. The under is 9-2 in Houston’s last 11 road games. Washington is 9-4 in their last 13 interleague games and 17-35 in their last 52 Saturday games. The under is 18-5 in Washington’s last 23 home games. Houston is 9-23 in these two teams last 32 head to head meetings.

These two teams are headed in different directions this season, with the Astros being the team going in the right direction. Houston has been very good in their last 11 games and has not lost. Washington is starting Fedde for this game, who has only allowed three runs in his last three starts. I think this game could go either way and also like the value that the Nationals have, but I am taking the under here.

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