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Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Betting Matchup Report

Washington NationalsAtlanta Braves
Sep 15, 4:05 PM | GrassTurner Field

Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Odds

89-55TEAM RECORD82-63

The Atlanta Braves host Washington on Saturday, looking to build on their 82-63 mark against the 89-55 Nationals in MLB betting action at Turner Field.

It's a pitching duel between Tommy Hanson for the Braves (12-8 on the year) and Edwin Jackson for Washington (9-10 so far).

View Washington vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Atlanta sat as -135 favorites. The total was set at 8.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Braves at No. 6 in the National League and the Nationals at No. 1 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Atlanta's No. 7 ranked National League offense (4.4 runs per game) against a Nationals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 1 in the National League at 3.6 runs allowed per game. The Braves have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, less than the Nationals have managed so far this season (9.1 hits on average).

Defensively, Washington features the National League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.3 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the National League at home, scoring 4.4 runs per game.

In their last action, Washington was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Atlanta at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Washington didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 2-1 to Atlanta on Friday at Turner Field.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Nationals at Braves trends to consider:
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Washington is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Atlanta's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Washington

Next up:
Washington at Atlanta, Sunday, September 16

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