Reds vs. Nationals odds, prediction, line, time: 2023 MLB picks, Tuesday, July 4 best bets from proven model

An NL matchup on the Fourth of July has the Cincinnati Reds (46-39) going on the road to play against the Washington Nationals (34-50). The Reds have been playing well, winning five of their past six matchups. Meanwhile, Washington has lost two of their last three games. In the series opener, the Reds beat the Nationals 3-2. Brett Kennedy (0-0, 0.00 ERA) starts for Cincinnati. Patrick Corbin (5-9, 4.84 ERA) gets the nod for the Nationals. 

The first pitch is set for 11:05 a.m. ET. The Reds are listed at -120 on the moneyline (risk $120 to win $100) in the latest Reds vs. Nationals odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total runs scored is 9.5. Before making any Reds vs. Nationals picks, be sure to check out the latest MLB predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times. It went 331-285 on top-rated MLB money-line picks (+357) over the past two seasons. It has excelled on top-rated run-line picks this season, going 11-2 (+604). Anybody following has seen big returns!

Now, the model has locked in on Reds vs. Nationals and revealed its coveted picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several MLB odds and trends for Reds vs. Nationals:

  • Reds vs. Nationals moneyline: Reds -120, Nationals +100 
  • Reds vs. Nationals run-line: Reds -1.5 
  • Reds vs. Nationals over/under: 9.5 runs 
  • CIN: Reds are 5-0 in their last 5 Tuesday games 
  • WAS: Nationals are 4-1 in their last 5 overall 
  • Reds vs. Nationals picks: See picks at SportsLine

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Why you should back the Reds

First baseman Spencer Steer has been a constant playmaker for this ball club. Steer owns a good feel for the strike zone to pair with his solid hands. The 25-year-old is leading the team in batting average (.282), home runs (14), and hits (85). On Sunday against the San Diego Padres, he went 2 of 3 with a two-run homer. 

Left fielder Jake Fraley provides Cincinnati with good speed in the outfield and sound contact-hitting skills. Fraley has sprayed the ball all across the diamond and created offense consistently. He leads the team in RBI (50) along with 11 home runs and a batting average of .274. On July 1 versus the Padres, he was 2-of-4 with a double. See which team to pick here.

Why you should back the Nationals

Right fielder Lane Thomas is an outstanding athlete who has showcased power at the dish. Thomas has been a natural batter due to his instincts and awareness. The 27-year-old is 11th in the majors in batting average (.302) while leading the team in both home runs (14) and RBI (44). He’s notched at least two hits in four of his last six outings.

Third baseman Jeimer Candelario is a smooth switch-hitter. Candelario displayed home run power and can be effective in the corner as a defender. He’s currently second on the team in both home runs (12) and RBI (40). Candelario rolls into this game on a nine-game hitting streak. On Sunday against the Philadelphia Phillies, he was 1 of 3 with a solo homer. See which team to pick here.

How to make Reds vs. Nationals picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the run total, projecting 9.8 combined runs. It also says one side of the moneyline holds all the value. You can only see the model’s MLB picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Reds vs. Nationals, and which side of the moneyline holds all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of Reds vs. Nationals you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out. 

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