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Stephen Strasburg Nationals at Home vs Atlanta in MLB Clash

Atlanta BravesWashington Nationals
June 1, 7:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Odds

28-24TEAM RECORD29-21

Nationals Park hosts an MLB battle between the Washington Nationals and the visiting Atlanta Braves on Friday.

Washington sends Stephen Strasburg out against Mike Minor for the Braves in this game. Strasburg is 5-1 with a 2.64 ERA on the season, while Minor is 2-4 on the year and has a 6.98 ERA.

View Atlanta vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-200 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Nationals, most recently No. 2 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Braves, who rate a National League No. 5 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Washington has the National League's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 8.2 hits per game. The Braves average 8.8 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the National League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the National League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Atlanta won its last outing, a 10-7 result against the Cardinals on May 30. Bettors who backed the Braves at -131 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (17) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Braves enjoyed a 10-7 victory at the expense of the Cardinals on Wednesday, with Tim Hudson throwing 5 2/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Turner Field.

Washington lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Marlins on May 30. Bettors who backed the Marlins at -155 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Washington suffered a 5-3 loss against Miami on Wednesday, as Chien-Ming Wang wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Marlins Park.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Braves at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Atlanta's last 20 games when playing Washington
Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Washington's last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Washington's last 20 games when playing Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at Washington, Saturday, June 2

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