Houston Astros take on the Washington Nationals with Odds and Betting Pick
The Washington Nationals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Houston Astros invade Nationals Park on Wednesday.
Scott Feldman, with a record of 3-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Houston Astros, while the Washington Nationals trot Gio Gonzalez to the mound in this one. He is 3-4 so far in 2014.
Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Those going with the Washington Nationals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -150 at TopBet for Wednesday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals Pick
Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.6-3.5 win for the Nationals on Wednesday. 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 36-33 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 32-40 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Houston injuries news.
This game puts the Washington Nationals, most recently No. 1 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 4 in the latest survey.
How Houston Astros 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 4.1 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 22 and scoring 3.9 runs per game. The Nationals have averaged 8.45 hits per game to date this season, more than the Astros hitters have managed (8.03 per nine innings).
Defensively, Houston features the No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.06 runs per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 at home, scoring 4.34 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Houston, they were a 6-5 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -145 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Houston didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-5 to Washington on Tuesday at Nationals Park.
Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals Betting Odds Trends
Houston is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Houston is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Washington
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Houston
Next Betting Matchups
Houston at Tampa Bay, Thursday, June 19th
Washington home to Atlanta, Thursday, June 19th