Thursday's contest that pits the Arizona Diamondbacks (45-30) against the Washington Nationals (28-45) at Nationals Park is expected to be a tight matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 6-5 in favor of the Diamondbacks. Game time is at 1:05 PM ET on June 22.

The probable starters are Tommy Henry (3-1) for the Diamondbacks and Jake Irvin (1-3) for the Nationals.

Nationals vs. Diamondbacks Game Info & Odds

  • When: Thursday, June 22, 2023 at 1:05 PM ET
  • Where: Nationals Park in Washington D.C.
  • How to Watch on TV: MASN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Nationals vs. Diamondbacks Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Diamondbacks 6, Nationals 5.

Total Prediction for Nationals vs. Diamondbacks

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Nationals Performance Insights

  • The Nationals have played as the underdog in 10 of their past 10 games and have gone 3-7 in those contests.
  • In its previous 10 games with a total, Washington and its opponents have combined to exceed the over/under on four occasions.
  • The Nationals have had a spread listed in one of their past 10 games and have covered every time.
  • The Nationals have been underdogs in 67 games this season and have come away with the win 25 times (37.3%) in those contests.
  • This season, Washington has been victorious 19 times in 48 chances when named as an underdog of at least +125 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 44.4% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Averaging 4.1 runs per game (302 total), Washington is the 25th-highest scoring team in the majors.
  • Nationals pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.67 ERA this year, which ranks 25th in MLB.

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Nationals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
June 17 Marlins L 5-2 Jake Irvin vs Braxton Garrett
June 18 Marlins L 4-2 Patrick Corbin vs Jesús Luzardo
June 19 Cardinals L 8-6 Josiah Gray vs Jack Flaherty
June 20 Cardinals L 9-3 MacKenzie Gore vs Jordan Montgomery
June 21 Cardinals W 3-0 Trevor Williams vs Miles Mikolas
June 22 Diamondbacks - Jake Irvin vs Tommy Henry
June 23 @ Padres - Patrick Corbin vs Joe Musgrove
June 24 @ Padres - Josiah Gray vs Michael Wacha
June 25 @ Padres - MacKenzie Gore vs Seth Lugo
June 26 @ Mariners - Trevor Williams vs Luis Castillo
June 27 @ Mariners - Jake Irvin vs Bryan Woo