Saturday's contest between the Washington Nationals (18-27) and Detroit Tigers (20-22) going head to head at Nationals Park has a projected final score of 5-4 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of the Nationals, so it should be a tight matchup. The game will start at 4:05 PM ET on May 20.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Nationals will send Patrick Corbin (2-5) to the mound, while Alex Faedo (0-1) will take the ball for the Tigers.

Tigers vs. Nationals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 4:05 PM ET
  • Where: Nationals Park in Washington D.C.
  • How to Watch on TV: MASN2
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Tigers vs. Nationals Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Nationals 5, Tigers 4.

Total Prediction for Tigers vs. Nationals

  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs

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Discover More About This Game

Tigers Performance Insights

  • In six games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Tigers have posted a mark of 2-4.
  • In its previous 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, Detroit and its foes are 5-5-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The Tigers' previous 10 matchups have not had a runline set by bookmakers.
  • The Tigers have been victorious in 16, or 43.2%, of the 37 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Detroit has come away with a win 16 times in 37 chances when named as an underdog of at least -105 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Tigers have a 51.2% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Detroit scores the fewest runs in baseball (151 total, 3.6 per game).
  • The Tigers have pitched to a 4.39 ERA this season, which ranks 17th in baseball.

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Tigers Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 13 Mariners L 5-0 Alex Faedo vs Bryce Miller
May 14 Mariners W 5-3 Joey Wentz vs Logan Gilbert
May 16 Pirates W 4-0 Michael Lorenzen vs Luis Ortiz
May 17 Pirates L 8-0 Eduardo Rodríguez vs Rich Hill
May 19 @ Nationals W 8-6 Matthew Boyd vs Jake Irvin
May 20 @ Nationals - Alex Faedo vs Patrick Corbin
May 21 @ Nationals - Joey Wentz vs Josiah Gray
May 22 @ Royals - Michael Lorenzen vs Brady Singer
May 23 @ Royals - Eduardo Rodríguez vs TBA
May 24 @ Royals - Matthew Boyd vs Zack Greinke
May 25 White Sox - Alex Faedo vs Lucas Giolito