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June 25, 8:40 PM | GrassCoors Field

Washington Nationals vs Colorado Rockies Odds

41-29TEAM RECORD27-44

Coors Field hosts an MLB battle between the Colorado Rockies and the visiting Washington Nationals on Monday.

Colorado hands the ball to starter Jeff Francis in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-1 mark on the year. Washington counters with Stephen Strasburg, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rockies bats at the same time.

View Washington vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Rockies as +160 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 9.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Rockies - Nationals odds would favor the Nationals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 8 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 4 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Nationals rank No. 13 in the National League at 8.1 hits per game. That compares with Colorado’s No. 3 ranking in that category.

Colorado owns the National League's No. 16 defense, allowing 5.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's National League No. 1-rated defense.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Orioles at -130 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Washington looks to rebound from a loss to the Orioles, who beat them 2-1 on Sunday behind a start from Jake Arrieta at Camden Yards.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -280 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Colorado looks to rebound from a loss to the Rangers, who beat them 4-2 on Sunday behind a start from Matt Harrison at Rangers Ballpark.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 2-8
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

A few Nationals at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Washington's last 10 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado's last 10 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
Colorado is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games when playing Washington

Next up:
Washington at Colorado, Tuesday, June 26

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