Wednesday's contest between the Washington Nationals (20-28) and San Diego Padres (22-26) squaring off at Nationals Park has a projected final score of 5-4 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of the Nationals, so expect a competitive matchup. The game will start at 7:05 PM ET on May 24.

The Padres will give the nod to Ryan Weathers (1-2, 3.42 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 2 on the season, and the Nationals will turn to Trevor Williams (1-2, 4.26 ERA).

Nationals vs. Padres Game Info & Odds

  • When: Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 7:05 PM ET
  • Where: Nationals Park in Washington D.C.
  • How to Watch on TV: MASN2
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Nationals vs. Padres Score Prediction

Our prediction for this matchup is Nationals 5, Padres 4.

Total Prediction for Nationals vs. Padres

  • Total Prediction: Under 10 runs

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Nationals Performance Insights

  • In seven games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Nationals have a record of 1-6.
  • In its last 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, Washington and its foes are 6-3-1 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Oddsmakers have not posted a runline in any of the Nationals' past 10 games.
  • The Nationals have been chosen as underdogs in 44 games this year and have walked away with the win 17 times (38.6%) in those games.
  • Washington has a mark of 12-15 in contests where bookmakers favor it by +130 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 43.5% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Averaging 4.1 runs per game (197 total), Washington is the 24th-highest scoring team in the majors.
  • The Nationals have pitched to a 4.41 ERA this season, which ranks 19th in baseball.

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Nationals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 18 @ Marlins L 5-3 Trevor Williams vs Eury Pérez
May 19 Tigers L 8-6 Jake Irvin vs Matthew Boyd
May 20 Tigers W 5-2 Patrick Corbin vs Alex Faedo
May 21 Tigers W 6-4 Josiah Gray vs Joey Wentz
May 23 Padres L 7-4 MacKenzie Gore vs Yu Darvish
May 24 Padres - Trevor Williams vs Ryan Weathers
May 25 Padres - Jake Irvin vs Blake Snell
May 26 @ Royals - Patrick Corbin vs Jordan Lyles
May 27 @ Royals - Josiah Gray vs TBA
May 28 @ Royals - MacKenzie Gore vs Brady Singer
May 29 @ Dodgers - Trevor Williams vs Bobby Miller