Wednesday's contest between the Pittsburgh Pirates (67-78) and Washington Nationals (65-80) matching up at PNC Park has a projected final score of 6-4 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Pirates, so it should be a tight matchup. The game will begin at 6:35 PM ET on September 13.

The Pirates will call on Colin Selby (2-1) versus the Nationals and Jackson Rutledge.

Pirates vs. Nationals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 6:35 PM ET
  • Where: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • How to Watch on TV: SportsNet PT
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Pirates vs. Nationals Score Prediction

Our prediction for this matchup is Pirates 6, Nationals 5.

Total Prediction for Pirates vs. Nationals

  • Total Prediction: Over 9.5 runs

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Pirates Performance Insights

  • The Pirates have been the favorite twice in the last 10 games and split those matchups 1-1.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Pittsburgh and its opponents are 6-4-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The Pirates did not cover its most recent game with a spread.
  • The Pirates have been favorites in 26 games this season and won 17 (65.4%) of those contests.
  • Pittsburgh has a record of 8-7, a 53.3% win rate, when favored by -145 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 59.2% chance of a victory for the Pirates.
  • Pittsburgh ranks 24th in the majors with 608 total runs scored this season.
  • The Pirates' 4.50 team ERA ranks 20th among all league pitching staffs.

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Pirates Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 8 @ Braves L 8-2 Mitch Keller vs Bryce Elder
September 9 @ Braves W 8-4 Johan Oviedo vs Dylan Dodd
September 10 @ Braves L 5-2 Luis Ortiz vs Allan Winans
September 11 Nationals L 6-2 Andre Jackson vs Patrick Corbin
September 12 Nationals W 5-1 Bailey Falter vs Joan Adon
September 13 Nationals - Colin Selby vs Jackson Rutledge
September 14 Nationals - Mitch Keller vs Josiah Gray
September 15 Yankees - Johan Oviedo vs Gerrit Cole
September 16 Yankees - Luis Ortiz vs Clarke Schmidt
September 17 Yankees - Bailey Falter vs Carlos Rodón
September 19 @ Cubs - TBA vs Javier Assad