Pirates vs Nationals Game Breakdown & Projections – Thu, Apr 4th 2024

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Pittsburgh Pirates

Pirates

5W-1L

Pittsburgh Pirates

April 04, 2024

04:05PM EST

Odds: 9.0 o/u

Nationals

2W-3L

Washington Nationals
Washington Nationals

Alright, sports junkies, buckle up, because we’re about to set sail on the high seas of Major League Baseball action! Today, our swashbuckling Pittsburgh Pirates, who’ve been pillaging and plundering their way through the season with a 5W-1L record, are dropping anchor at Nationals Park. They’re squaring off against the Washington Nationals, who, despite a bit of a rocky start at 2W-3L, are ready to defend their turf. The first pitch is set to fly at 4:05 PM EST, and with the Pirates sitting pretty at the top of the National League conference and the Nats just a game behind, this is one you won’t want to miss. The over/under is hovering at 9.0, with the Pirates favored at -132, and the Nats not far behind at 110. The Nats are still riding high after their 5-3 victory over the Pirates on 04/05/24, while the Pirates are looking to avenge their 3-5 loss. The weather? A perfect day for baseball: partly cloudy, a gentle breeze from the WSW at 8.1 mph, and a comfortable 53.8° with 48% humidity. So, whether you’re a Pirate ready to hoist the Jolly Roger, or a National ready to defend home base, let’s hope the only thing getting ‘picked off’ today is a great game!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: April 04, 2024 04:05PM EST
Location: Nationals Park, Washington
Weather: Partly cloudy with winds from the WSW at 8.1 mph. Temperature is at 53.8° with 48% humidity.

Vegas Odds

PIT ML WAS ML Over/Under Line
Open -132 +110 9.0 -1.5/1.5
Recent -133 +111 9.0 -1.5/1.5
Difference -1 +1 0

Team Performance

pit Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
AWAY
90W-154L

57.1% Win Probability

was Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
HOME
93W-148L

42.9% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Runs O/U O/U DIFF ATS
04/01/24 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 8 Over +3.0
Washington Nationals WAS 4
04/03/24 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 3 Under -1.0
Washington Nationals WAS 5
04/29/23 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 16 Over +8.0
Washington Nationals WAS 1
04/29/23 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 6 Push -0.0
Washington Nationals WAS 3
04/30/23 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 2 Push -0.0
Washington Nationals WAS 7
09/11/23 Washington Nationals WAS 6 Under -1.0
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 2
09/12/23 Washington Nationals WAS 1 Under -3.0
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 5
09/13/23 Washington Nationals WAS 6 Over +4.0
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 7
09/14/23 Washington Nationals WAS 0 Under -7.0
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 2

Pirates Vs Over/Under

Nationals Vs Over/Under

Michael Soroka
Martin Perez
ERA 4.447 | IP 142 | 10W-4L | KO 93
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
03-29-24 @MIA 7-2W 4.3 6 1 2 Push
10-01-23 @SEA 0-1W 3.7 0 0 4 Under
09-24-23 @SEA 8-9W 1.7 1 2 1 Over
09-20-23 @BOS 5-15W 4.7 3 0 5 Over
09-16-23 @CLE 1-2W 1.7 2 0 0 Under
09-13-23 @TOR 10-0L 1.0 1 0 0 Over
09-11-23 @TOR 10-4L 1.0 0 0 2 Over
09-09-23 @OAK 2-3W 2.7 1 0 3 Under
09-04-23 @HOU 13-6L 1.7 3 2 1 Over
09-02-23 @MIN 9-7L 1.0 1 0 1 Over
Michael Soroka
Josiah Gray
ERA 3.906 | IP 159 | 8W-13L | KO 143
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
03-28-24 @CIN 2-8L 4.0 8 7 6 Over
09-26-23 @BAL 0-1L 6.0 5 1 7 Under
09-20-23 vsCWS 3-13W 5.0 5 1 4 Over
09-14-23 @PIT 0-2L 6.3 5 2 10 Under
09-03-23 vsMIA 6-4L 4.0 4 3 2 Over
08-28-23 @TOR 3-6L 2.0 4 4 2 Push
08-22-23 @NYY 2-1W 6.0 1 1 4 Under
08-15-23 vsBOS 5-4L 3.0 5 5 4 Push
08-08-23 @PHI 5-4W 4.7 6 4 5 Push
08-01-23 vsMIL 6-4L 3.7 4 5 3 Over

Pirates Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
04/05 vs WAS 3-5L 4 1 Under
04/03 vs WAS 8-4W 15 0 Over
04/02 vs MIA 9-7W 11 1 Over
04/01 vs MIA 9-3W 16 0 Over
03/31 vs MIA 7-2W 10 0 Push
03/30 vs MIA 6-5W 9 3 Over
10/03 @ MIA 3-0W 6 0 Under
10/02 @ MIA 3-7L 12 0 Over
10/01 @ MIA 3-4L 9 0 Under
09/30 vs PHI 3-2W 11 0 Under
09/29 vs PHI 6-7L 11 0 Over
09/28 vs PHI 2-3L 5 2 Under
09/26 vs CIN 2-4L 7 1 Under
09/25 vs CIN 13-12W 16 1 Over
09/24 vs CIN 7-5W 9 4 Over

Nationals Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
04/05 @ PIT 5-3W 10 1 Under
04/03 @ PIT 4-8L 8 1 Over
04/02 vs CIN 5-6L 9 2 Over
04/01 vs CIN 7-6W 11 1 Over
03/30 vs CIN 2-8L 6 1 Over
10/03 vs ATL 10-9W 15 0 Over
10/02 vs ATL 3-5L 10 0 Under
10/01 vs ATL 10-6W 10 5 Over
09/29 vs BAL 1-5L 6 0 Under
09/28 vs BAL 0-1L 3 0 Under
09/26 @ ATL 3-2W 10 0 Under
09/26 @ ATL 5-8L 12 2 Over
09/24 @ ATL 6-9L 10 0 Over
09/23 @ ATL 3-10L 8 1 Over
09/22 @ CWS 13-3W 14 3 Over

Team’s Batting Order

Pirates Notable Injuries

  • Jason Delay OUT (C): Avg: 0.25 SLG:0.341 Last game: 04/02/24. Impact: 1.6

Nationals Notable Injuries

  • No notable injuries for players that have played at least once in the last four weeks.
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