Washington Nationals Vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Preview And Lines – September 24, 2021

Written By Staff on September 24, 2021 - Last Updated on November 7, 2021

Two of the league’s top hitters will meet Friday when the Cincinnati Reds (78-75) and Washington Nationals (64-89) take to the field at 7:10 PM ET, live on BSOH. Nicholas Castellanos is batting .307 for the Reds (-177 favorites on the moneyline) while Juan Soto leads the underdog Nationals (+162) with a .325 average. Cincinnati’s Sonny Gray and Washington’s Paolo Espino have been named the starters for this contest.

Betting Odds

Reds vs Nationals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Reds -177 Nationals +162 CIN -1.5 8.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from Caesars and SportsData.io as of September 24, 2021, 2:00 PM ET.

Nationals Probable Starting Pitcher: Paolo Espino

  • Espino makes the start for the Nationals, his 18th of the season. He is 5-5 with a 3.94 ERA and 90 strikeouts through 102 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty last appeared on Sunday against the Rockies, when he went 5 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up three hits.
  • Espino heads into this game with one quality start under his belt this year.
  • Nationals pitchers are giving up 1.5 home runs per game on the road

Nationals Hitting Leaders

Juan Soto

  • Soto is batting .325 with 29 home runs and 92 RBI. All three of those stats rank first among Washington hitters this season.
  • Soto will look to extend his nine-game hitting streak. He’s batting .567 with four homers over that span.
  • Josh Bell

  • Josh Bell is batting .257 with an OBP of .337 and a slugging percentage of .482 this season.
  • Bell is not among league leaders in SLG and OBP among qualified hitters in the majors.
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    Nationals Team Props

    Have a hunch about what’s going to happen in the game? Will the Nationals get off to a hot start and be leading after five innings, or score the first run? Will your lucky number of eight be the final score? Will the game be close and go to extra innings? Betting on these game prop bets allows you to make those calls and win if you make the right predictions.

    Prop Odds
    Nationals First to Score -115
    Nationals Will Play Extra Innings -1400

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