Rangers vs Nationals Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 2

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Rangers vs Nationals Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 2

Odds updated as of 11:25 AM

Thursday's slate in the MLB includes a matchup between the Texas Rangers and the Washington Nationals.

Here's everything you need to know before checking out today's MLB odds and spreads on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Rangers vs Nationals Game Info

  • Texas Rangers (16-15) vs. Washington Nationals (15-15)
  • Date: Thursday, May 2, 2024
  • Time: 2:35 PM ET
  • Venue: Globe Life Field -- Arlington, Texas
  • Coverage: MASN2

Rangers vs Nationals Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: TEX: (-215) | WSH: (+180)
  • Spread: TEX: -1.5 (+105) | WSH: +1.5 (-126)
  • Total: 8 -- Over: (-118) | Under: (-104)

Rangers vs Nationals Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Nathan Eovaldi (Rangers) - 1-2, 3.00 ERA vs Mitchell Parker (Nationals) - 2-0, 1.69 ERA

The Rangers will give the nod to Nathan Eovaldi (1-2, 3.00 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 2 on the season, and the Nationals will turn to Mitchell Parker (2-0, 1.69 ERA). Eovaldi and his team are 2-4-0 ATS this season when he starts. Eovaldi's team has been victorious in 66.7% of the games he's started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 2-1. In each of Parker's three starts that had a set spread, the Nationals covered. The Nationals have played when named the moneyline underdog for three of Parker's starts this season, and they won all of the games.

Rangers vs Nationals Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Rangers win (70.1%)

Rangers vs Nationals Moneyline

  • Washington is the underdog, +180 on the moneyline, while Texas is a -215 favorite at home.

Rangers vs Nationals Spread

  • The Rangers are 1.5-run home favorites on the runline against the Nationals. The Rangers are +105 to cover, and the Nationals are -126.

Rangers vs Nationals Over/Under

  • Rangers versus Nationals, on May 2, has an over/under of 8, with the over being -118 and the under -104.

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Rangers vs Nationals Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have been favorites in 16 games this season and have come away with the win eight times (50%) in those contests.
  • Texas has played as a favorite of -215 or more just one time this year and came away with a loss in that game.
  • The Rangers and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 13 of their 31 opportunities.
  • The Rangers have an against the spread record of 15-16-0 in 31 games with a line this season.
  • The Nationals have won 14 of the 27 games they were the moneyline underdog this season (51.9%).
  • Washington has a 3-2 record (winning 60% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline underdog of +180 or longer.
  • The Nationals have combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 11 times this season for an 11-16-2 record against the over/under.
  • The Nationals have covered 65.5% of their games this season, going 19-10-0 against the spread.

Rangers Player Leaders

  • Marcus Semien leads Texas in slugging percentage (.442) thanks to 13 extra-base hits. He has a .256 batting average and an on-base percentage of .314.
  • He ranks 78th in batting average, 98th in on-base percentage, and 60th in slugging among all qualified batters in the majors.
  • Semien hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .200 with a double, a triple, a home run, a walk and an RBI.
  • Adolis Garcia has 32 hits, which ranks first among Texas batters this season. He's batting .294 with 15 extra-base hits. He's also slugging .578 with an on-base percentage of .352.
  • Among qualifying batters, he ranks 29th in batting average, 44th in on-base percentage and 10th in slugging percentage.
  • Garcia takes a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is batting .188 with a home run, two walks and two RBI.
  • Josh Smith leads Texas with an OBP of .420 this season while batting .318 with 11 walks and 14 runs scored.
  • Smith heads into this matchup with two games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is batting .462 with three doubles, a home run, three walks and two RBI.
  • Evan Carter has five home runs, 11 RBI and a batting average of .221 this season.
  • Carter heads into this game on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .308 with a home run, a walk and two RBI.

Nationals Player Leaders

  • C.J. Abrams has put up a slugging percentage of .596 and has 31 hits, both team-best numbers for the Nationals. He's batting .284 and with an on-base percentage of .361.
  • Including all the qualified players in MLB, his batting average ranks 35th, his on-base percentage ranks 37th, and he is fifth in slugging.
  • Jesse Winker has a .372 on-base percentage to pace his team. He has a batting average of .257 while slugging .406.
  • Including all qualifying players, his batting average places him 75th, his on-base percentage is 28th, and he is 86th in slugging.
  • Jacob Young is batting .314 with four doubles and a walk.
  • Luis Garcia is hitting .294 with seven doubles, a home run and five walks.

Rangers vs Nationals Head to Head

  • 5/1/2024: 1-0 WSH (Favorite: Rangers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -196, Underdog Moneyline: +164)
  • 4/30/2024: 7-1 TEX (Favorite: Rangers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -158, Underdog Moneyline: +134)
  • 7/9/2023: 7-2 WSH (Favorite: Rangers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 10.5, Favorite Moneyline: -215, Underdog Moneyline: +180)
  • 7/8/2023: 8-3 WSH (Favorite: Rangers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9.5, Favorite Moneyline: -205, Underdog Moneyline: +172)
  • 7/7/2023: 7-2 TEX (Favorite: Rangers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 10, Favorite Moneyline: -178, Underdog Moneyline: +150)
  • 6/26/2022: 6-4 WSH (Favorite: Rangers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -172, Underdog Moneyline: +144)
  • 6/25/2022: 3-2 TEX (Favorite: Rangers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -144, Underdog Moneyline: +122)
  • 6/24/2022: 2-1 WSH (Favorite: Rangers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -164, Underdog Moneyline: +138)

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