Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Nationals Betting Preview - April 12

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Dan Shapiro
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The Pirates vs. Nationals game featured a line of -190 Washington and +172 Pittsburgh.


Six of the last ten meetings have gone UNDER the current total of 8.5.

PITCHING MATCHUP: Pirates RH Trevor Williams (1-0, 2.25 ERA) vs. Nationals LH Patrick Corbin (0-0, 3.75)

Williams came away with a no-decision in his last outing as he gave up four runs - three earned - and seven hits over six innings versus Cincinnati. The 27-year-old fared better against the Reds in his season debut, scattering three hits over six scoreless innings while picking up the win. Williams is 1-1 with a 3.18 ERA in three career appearances (two starts) versus Washington.

The UNDER is 21-5-1 in Williams' last 27 starts following a Quality Start in his last appearance.

Corbin allowed three runs - all on solo homers - and six hits in six innings against the New York Mets in his last start. The 29-year-old struck out nine and walked one in his second straight turn versus the Mets - he gave up two runs and seven hits over six frames in his club debut. Corbin is 1-2 with a 4.75 ERA in six career starts against the Pirates and he been touched for two homers by Melky Cabrera (2-for-7).

- Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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