Blue Jays vs Nationals Prediction

Our MLB betting model gives the Toronto Blue Jays a 57.44% chance of winning against the Washington Nationals, with projected odds at -135 (decimal 1.74). Conversely, the Nationals hold a 42.55% chance with odds at +135 (decimal 2.35). Make informed bets using these insights for the Blue Jays vs Nationals prediction.


The upcoming Blue Jays vs Nationals prediction on Friday, May 3, 2024, is generating significant interest among MLB fans and bettors alike. This game, featuring the Toronto Blue Jays and Washington Nationals, is set to unfold at Nationals Park with a pitching duel between Yusei Kikuchi and Patrick Corbin. Here, we dive into the details of the match, analyzing starting pitchers, team offenses, and the bullpen performances to guide our betting predictions.

Game Details and Initial Odds

Blue Jays vs Nationals Prediction: Understanding the Odds

  • Date and Time: Friday, May 3, 2024
  • Venue: Nationals Park
  • Teams: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Washington Nationals
  • Starting Pitchers: Yusei Kikuchi (Toronto) vs. Patrick Corbin (Washington)
  • Odds: Toronto Blue Jays (-175), Washington Nationals (+138)
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Pitching Matchup Analysis

Comparing Yusei Kikuchi and Patrick Corbin

  • Yusei Kikuchi:
  • Hand: Left
  • ERA: 2.94
  • SIERA: 3.19
  • xFIP: 2.95
  • K/9: 9.62
  • BB/9: 2.14
  • WHIP: 1.16
  • GB/FB Ratio: 1.4
  • xERA: 2.97
  • Patrick Corbin:
  • Hand: Left
  • ERA: 6.82
  • SIERA: 4.7
  • xFIP: 4.3
  • K/9: 6.25
  • BB/9: 3.69
  • WHIP: 1.89
  • GB/FB Ratio: 1.73
  • xERA: 6.6

Team Offensive Matchup

Batting Performance and Rankings

  • Toronto Blue Jays:
  • Overall Rank: 15
  • vs Left-Handed Pitchers: 12
  • vs Right-Handed Pitchers: 17
  • Washington Nationals:
  • Overall Rank: 16
  • vs Left-Handed Pitchers: 23
  • vs Right-Handed Pitchers: 9

Bullpen Strengths and Weaknesses

Ranking the Relief Pitchers

  • Toronto Blue Jays: Ranked 23
  • Washington Nationals: Ranked 20
Blue Jays vs Nationals Prediction

MLB Betting Model Insights

Probability and Odds Analysis for Blue Jays vs Nationals

  • Toronto Blue Jays (Yusei Kikuchi):
  • Model Probability: 57.44%
  • Projected US Odds: -135
  • Projected Decimal Odds: 1.74
  • Washington Nationals (Patrick Corbin):
  • Model Probability: 42.55%
  • Projected US Odds: 135
  • Projected Decimal Odds: 2.35

Recommended MLB Pick

Value Bet Analysis

  • Pick: Washington Nationals
  • Pitcher: Patrick Corbin
  • Odds: +138
  • Kelly Criterion Value: 0.09
  • Confidence: Tiny value

Conclusion: Making Your Blue Jays vs Nationals Prediction

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Final Notes

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