The San Francisco Giants will continue their road series against the Washington Nationals from Major League Baseball action scheduled for Wednesday night August 14th. The Giants and Nationals get started from Washington at 7:10PM Eastern Time with national television provided by the MLB Extra Innings channel. Check the updated MLB odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The MLB betting odds from this National League contest have the home side Washington Nationals favored by -150 odds with the take back on the road underdog San Francisco Giants lined at +135 odds. The run over under total is set at 7 runs. Those who wager the run line with the Washington Nationals and lay the -1 ½ runs will get back +145 odds. Bettors who chose to take the +1 ½ run head start with the San Francisco Giants will have to lay -165 odds for their run line wager.
In game one of this series it was the Washington Nationals posting the 4-2 home victory against the San Francisco Giants in a good pitching matchup on paper between Gio Gonzalez and Madison Bumgarner. There was a rain delay that limited both Gonzalez and Bumgarner to four innings each. The pitching matchup scheduled for Wednesday will feature right hander Tim Lincecum as he will oppose righty Jordan Zimmerman. Tim Lincecum has been in good form recently as the veteran right hander has allowed just three earned runs total over his past three starts working a total of 22 innings. He has allowed two earned runs or less in four of his past five starts. Jordan Zimmerman is having a good season as the Nationals righty is 13-6 with an ERA of 3.10 and WHIP of 1.09. Zimmerman has been good over his past two appearances as he has allowed two earned runs total working a total ten innings. At home Zimmerman is 9-2 with an ERA of 2.90 and WHIP of 1.09 in 90 innings pitched. The Giants offense has struggled and it explains why the club sits at 52-66 on the season and is in last place in the NL West division. The Giants will not repeat as World Series champions this year. San Francisco has scored two runs or less in five of their past seven games.
With our free MLB pick for Wednesday we will play on the San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals to play under the total of seven runs at online sportsbooks.