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Braves vs Nationals Sunday Betting

The Atlanta Braves look to emerge victorious in late Sunday MLB odds action as the Nationals arrive at Turner Field on Sunday.

The Braves will turn to Brandon Beachy and his 5-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Nationals send Gio Gonzalez (6-1) to the hill.

View Washington vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Braves in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -140 on baseball betting menus at Bovada and other sportsbooks.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 4 (Braves) and the No. 3 (Nationals) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 4 ranking for hits in the National League at 9 per game. By contrast, the Nationals are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.3 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Atlanta has the National League's No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the National League's No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Washington was an 8-4 winner on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Washington at -119 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Washington looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Braves, an 8-4 final on Saturday in support of Stephen Strasburg at Turner Field.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

 

A few Nationals at Braves trends to consider:
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Washington's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 11 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Atlanta's last 19 games when playing Washington
Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Washington at Miami, Monday, May 28
Atlanta home to St. Louis, Monday, May 28

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