Braves continue road set in Washington
Julio Teheran will be looking to pitch the Atlanta Braves to a win over their division rival on Saturday night as they take on the Washington Nationals in baseball betting action.
Teheran is 6-4 with a 2.31 ERA on the season, and in his seven career starts against the Nationals he's 3-1 with a 2.93 ERA in 43 innings of work. Doug Fister (5-2, 3.08 ERA) will be on the mound for the Nationals on Saturday night.
Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Washington Nationals as -130 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7 at shops such as BetOnline.
Computer Prediction: Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.2-3.7 win for the Nationals. A 4.2-3.7 result in favor of the Nationals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Washington Nationals sport a record of 37-35 heading into this matchup, while the Atlanta Braves sit at 38-35 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Atlanta injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Washington Nationals at No. 1 and the Atlanta Braves at No. 20 heading into this contest.
How Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Washington Nationals No. 17-ranked scoring average of 4.07 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves offense rated No. 28 and scoring 3.66 runs per game. The Nationals have averaged 8.43 hits per game to date this season, more than the Braves hitters have managed (8.38 per nine innings).
Washington owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 4.07 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's No. 6-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Atlanta was a 6-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Nationals. They won as +143 underdogs, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors. Atlanta won a close affair on Friday in their last outing, defeating Washington 6-4 in extra innings at Nationals Park.
Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Washington
Washington is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games at home
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Next Betting Matchups
Atlanta at Washington, Sunday, June 22nd