Pirates to visit Nationals Friday
Washington; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Nationals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday at Nationals Park.
The Nationals finished 41-40 in home games in 2018. Washington batted .254 as a team last season and hit 191 total home runs.
The Pirates went 38-43 on the road in 2018. Pittsburgh averaged 8.5 hits with 3.0 extra base hits per game and 157 total home runs last year. The Nationals won the season series 5-2 in 2018.