Guardians vs Nationals Prediction - MLB Picks 4/16/23

Washington Nationals (4-11) vs Cleveland Guardians (9-6)

Game Info: Sunday, April 16, 2023 at 1:35 pm (Nationals Park)

Patrick Corbin (1-2) (7.71) vs Shane Bieber (1-0) (2.37)

Betting Odds: Washington Nationals +195 / Cleveland Guardians -230 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

Where to Watch: Stream the MLB Game of the Day all season on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

The Cleveland Guardians will play the Washington Nationals in Game 3 of their series on Sunday afternoon at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.

Guardians Preview

The Cleveland Guardians are 9-6 this season and they have won four of their last six games. Cleveland has won the first two games of this series by scores of 4-3 and 6-4. The Cleveland pitching staff has a 3.93 ERA, a 1.19 WHIP, and a .235 opponent batting average this season. The Guardians offense has scored 68 runs with a .238 batting average and a .334 on base percentage. Jose Ramirez is batting .310 with one home run and nine RBI’s for the Guardians. The projected starting pitcher for Cleveland is Shane Bieber, who is 1-0 with a 2.37 ERA and a 0.95 WHIP over 19.0 innings pitched this year.

Nationals Preview

The Washington Nationals are 4-11 this year and they have lost four games in a row. Prior to losing the first two games in this series, Washington lost two out of three games against the Angels. The Washington pitching staff has a 4.88 ERA, a 1.44 WHIP, and a .267 opponent batting average. The Nationals offense has scored 55 runs with a .251 batting average and a .318 on base percentage this season. Jeimer Candelario is batting .242 with two home runs and seven RBI’s for the Nationals. The projected starting pitcher for Washington is Patrick Corbin, who is 1-2 with a 7.71 ERA and a 2.14 WHIP over 14.0 innings pitched this season.

See which Cappers are CASHING IN.. Click Here to see the HOTTEST CAPPERS!!!!


Cleveland is 10-1 in their last 11 interleague road games and 4-1 in their last 5 Sunday games. The over is 4-1 in Cleveland’s last 5 Sunday games. Washington is 20-48 in their last 68 game three’s of a series and 1-8 in their last 9 interleague games. The under is 7-3 in Washington’s last 10 Sunday games. Cleveland is 2-4 in these two teams last 6 head to head meetings.


Cleveland comes into this game looking for the series sweep and will have Shane Bieber on the mound, who has made three straight quality starts. Washington has had some issues to start the year and they will have Patrick Corbin on the mound, who has allowed 10 earned runs over 11 innings pitched in his last two starts. I like Cleveland to win this game by at least two runs. 

Take Your Betting Game And Winning To the NEXT LEVEL Call PickDawgz at 888-419-0435 or Click Here for MORE INFORMATION

David’s Pick Guardians -1.5

Get Premium Picks Start Winning Now »
The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

MLB Best Bets for Today Picks & Predictions Wednesday 5/31/23 | 7 Picks in 5 Minutes

Credit Guaranteed Packages

Packages with Credit Guarantees automatically give you a credit if the package does not turn a profit—the sum of betting all individual picks. THESE ARE NOT PARLAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE CLEARLY STATED. If a credit guaranteed package does not profit, a credit for its full purchase price is automatically issued after picks are graded and verified.

For example, if you purchase a $39.95 package that doesn’t profit, you’ll get a $39.95 credit towards any future purchase(s) on our site. Credits are usually issued within hours of a game’s conclusion, so please allow a few hours for final verification.

To use your credits, log in to your account and add another package or pass to your cart. Credits will automatically reduce what you owe. Any remaining balance will be settled through our payment system, with any leftover credits available future purchases. Credits do not expire.