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Moneyline Favors Washington Nationals in MLB Battle with Atlanta Braves

The Washington Nationals will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Atlanta Braves pay a visit to Nationals Park.

Gio Gonzalez gets the call for the Washington Nationals and he will try to build on a 14-6 mark. In the other dugout, Julio Teheran brings a 10-11 ledger to the game for the Atlanta Braves as he tries to quiet the Nationals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -188 for the Washington Nationals in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at 5Dimes.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.0-3.3 win for the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals sport a record of 88-55 heading into this matchup, while the Atlanta Braves sit at 64-78 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Atlanta injuries news.

The Washington Nationals sit at No. 6 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Atlanta Braves sit at No. 18 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Washington Nationals and its No. 3-rated batting order, averaging 5.23 runs per nine innings, against the No. 18 line up of the Atlanta Braves at 4.63 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.99 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves beat Miami in extra innings, earning a 10-8 victory at SunTrust Park in MLB wagering action.

Washington hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 10-strikeout performance from S Strasburg - will prevail again after their 3-2 victory against Philadelphia at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
  • Atlanta is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • Washington is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Washington is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Washington, Wednesday, September 13th

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