Washington Nationals vs Baltimore Orioles Picks and Predictions May 7th 2024

Washington Nationals vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Tue, May 7, 18:45 pm.
Washington Nationals
ML: 180
Baltimore Orioles
ML: -225

So, the Baltimore Orioles are cruising into a showdown with the Washington Nationals this Tuesday, and they’re not just bringing their gear—they’ve got a killer four-game win streak in tow. It’s a quick two-game series, but don’t be fooled, it’s packed with stakes. The O’s are on fire, looking to keep the magic alive, while the Nats are itching to finally tip over that .500 mark, something they haven’t managed since the summer of ’21.

Orioles Flying High

Lately, the Orioles aren’t just winning; they’re dominating. Winning six of their last seven is no small feat, and that includes schooling the Cincinnati Reds with a whopping 11-1 victory to sweep the series. It’s all about the pitching for these guys. They’ve given up just eight runs across these games. And let’s talk about Anthony Santander—he’s been crushing it. A grand slam and five RBIs in the last game alone? As manager Brandon Hyde put it, Santander’s rocking the “best left-handed swing he’s seen in ages.”

Nationals’ Fighting Spirit

Meanwhile, the Nationals are showing they’ve got some fight in them, bouncing back with a win against the Toronto Blue Jays. They turned a 6-1 frown upside down, capped off by Eddie Rosario’s clutch two-run homer in the seventh. Rosario’s had a rocky start this year, but that homer might just be the boost he needs. And with 12 come-from-behind wins this year, the Nats are proving they’re a squad that shines brightest when the chips are down.

Pitchers’ Duel on the Horizon

As for the pitching, this series opener is gonna be lit. We’ve got the Orioles’ Corbin Burnes (3-1, 2.61 ERA) going up against the Nationals’ Trevor Williams (3-0, 2.27 ERA). Burnes has been solid, consistently keeping runs to a minimum, and even when the Yankees bested him, he stayed optimistic about his pitch game. On the flip side, Williams is the king of cool under pressure—dodging bullets against the reigning champs, the Texas Rangers, and keeping his record spotless against Baltimore.


Get ready, because this series is more than just a couple of games. It’s a chance for both teams to make a statement. The Orioles want to keep that win streak alive, and the Nationals are gunning to turn their season around. For baseball fans, this is a must-watch, filled with potential, resilience, and top-notch baseball. Here’s to hoping both teams bring their A-game!

Docsports, The most trusted name in sports handicapping
Tue, May 7, 09:24 am.
Washington Nationals
O 8.5
Baltimore Orioles
U 8.5
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