When the Pittsburgh Pirates (68-78) match up with the Washington Nationals (65-81) at PNC Park on Thursday, September 14 at 12:35 PM ET, Mitch Keller will be looking for his 200th K of the season (he currently has 191).

The Pirates are favored in this one, at -165, while the underdog Nationals have +140 odds to play spoiler. An 8.5-run total is set for the matchup.

Pirates vs. Nationals Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Thursday, September 14, 2023
  • Time: 12:35 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: PNC Park
  • Probable Pitchers: Keller - PIT (11-9, 4.23 ERA) vs Josiah Gray - WSH (7-11, 4.13 ERA)

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Pirates vs. Nationals Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Check out the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup posted on several sportsbooks.

Pirates Moneyline Nationals Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -166 +140 - 8.5 Bet on this game with DraftKings
BetMGM -165 +140 - 8.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM

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Pirates vs. Nationals Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Pirates have won 18, or 66.7%, of the 27 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • The Pirates have gone 3-3 when they have played as moneyline favorites with odds of -165 or shorter (50% winning percentage).
  • The oddsmakers' moneyline implies a 62.3% chance of a victory for Pittsburgh.
  • The Pirates went 2-1 across the three games they were moneyline favorites in their last 10 matchups.
  • Over its last 10 outings -- all had a set run total -- Pittsburgh and its opponents combined to hit the over on the total six times.
  • The Nationals have been victorious in 56, or 42.7%, of the 131 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • The Nationals have a win-loss record of 36-38 when favored by +140 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • In 10 games as underdogs over the last 10 matchups, the Nationals have a record of 3-7.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Washington and its opponents have combined to hit the over six times.

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Pirates Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank NL Central Rank
Win World Series +100000 18th 4th
Win NL Central +100000 - 5th

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