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Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals in MLB odds

Washington NationalsAtlanta Braves
May 10, 7:10 PM | GrassTurner Field

Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Odds

16-18TEAM RECORD20-16

Washington pays a visit to Atlanta on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Braves bats in baseball action at Turner Field.

The Braves will turn to Tim Hudson and his 4-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Nationals send Jason Marquis (3-1) to the hill.

View Washington vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Nationals listed as underdogs of +-210 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 2 (Braves) and the No. 15 (Nationals) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Nationals rank No. 15 in the National League at 7.2 hits per game. That compares with Atlanta’s No. 11 ranking in that category.

Atlanta owns the National League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's National League No. 9-rated defense.

Last time out for Washington, they were an 8-0 loser as they battled the Marlins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at -164 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Anibal Sanchez shut down the Nationals in their last game, striking out 11 in an 8-0 shutout over Washington in baseball action at Sun Life Stadium.

The Braves were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Phillies, a 5-2 final on Sunday in support of Jair Jurrjens at Citizens Bank Park.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Florida are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

A few Nationals at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Washington's last 16 games when playing Atlanta
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Washington at Atlanta, Wednesday, May 11

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