Nationals vs. Royals Prediction for MLB Friday [5/26/2023]

Nationals vs. Royals Prediction for MLB Friday [5/26/2023]

The Kansas City Royals face the Washington Nationals in MLB action at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, beginning at 8:10PM ET.

Jordan Lyles (0-8, 7.15 ERA) will start on the mound for the Royals, pitting him against Patrick Corbin (3-5, 4.47 ERA) for the Nationals.

Dimers' free betting picks for Nationals vs. Royals, as well as game predictions and best odds, are featured in this article.


Who Will Win: Nationals vs. Royals

Using advanced computer power and data, has simulated Friday's Nationals-Royals MLB game 10,000 times.

Dimers' independent predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, can't split the two teams, giving both the Nationals and Royals a 50% chance of winning the game.

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Nationals vs. Royals Current Odds

  • Run Line: Royals +1.5 (-176), Nationals -1.5 (+150)
  • Moneyline: Royals -110, Nationals -105
  • Total: Over/Under 9 (-120/+100)

Run Line, Moneyline and Over/Under

The Royals are +1.5 underdogs versus the Nationals, with -176 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.

For the favored Nationals (-1.5) to cover the run line, BetMGM has the best odds currently on offer at +150.

In a sign of how close this game is expected to be, both the Royals and Nationals are currently at minus-money betting odds on the moneyline.

PointsBet currently has the best moneyline odds for the Royals at -110, which means you can risk $110 to win $100, for a total payout of $210, if they get the W.

On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Nationals at -105, where you can risk $105 to win $100, for a total payout of $205, if they come out on top.

The Over/Under is set at 9 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -120, as well as the best odds for the Under at +100.

As always, make sure you check the sportsbooks you have access to in your state for the best MLB odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Royals (+1.5) have a 63% chance of covering the run line, while the Over/Under total of 9 runs has a 51% chance of going Under.

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Best Bets for Nationals vs. Royals

  • Run Line: Royals +1.5 @ -176 via FanDuel Sportsbook (63% probability)
  • Moneyline: Nationals @ -105 via BetMGM (50% probability)
  • Total: Under 9 @ +100 via BetMGM (51% probability)


Our best bets are based on world-class modeling and wagering expertise to help you make more informed decisions with the legal sportsbooks in the United States.

Nationals vs. Royals Prediction

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Dimers has full coverage of Friday's Nationals-Royals matchup, including pregame predictions, best betting picks, and live win probabilities.

Don't forget, DimersBOT updates regularly, so check this page for any changes to our betting insights before Nationals vs. Royals on Friday May 26, 2023.


Nationals vs. Royals 2023

Friday's game between the Royals and Nationals at Kauffman Stadium is scheduled to begin at 8:10PM ET.

  • Who: Washington Nationals vs. Kansas City Royals
  • Date: Friday May 26, 2023
  • Time: 8:10PM ET / 5:10PM PT
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium

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