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Aug 6, 8:10 PM | GrassCoors Field

Washington Nationals vs Colorado Rockies Odds

54-58TEAM RECORD52-61

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Colorado and Washington on Saturday, with the host Rockies trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Washington puts its faith in starter Livan Hernandez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 6-10. Getting the ball for the Rockies is Jhoulys Chacin, who owns a 8-8 record on the season with a 3.38 ERA.

View Washington vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Colorado sat as -180 favorites. The total was set at 9.

Power Rankings:
The Rockies sit at No. 9 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Nationals sit at a National League No. 16 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has the National League's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 8.6 hits per game. The Nationals average 8 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the National League list.

Colorado owns the National League's No. 14 defense, allowing 4.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's National League No. 7-rated defense.

The Nationals were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at +119 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. Washington looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rockies, a 5-3 final on Friday in support of Jordan Zimmermann at Coors Field.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

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

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

Next up:
Washington at Colorado, Sunday, August 7

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