Tim Hudson vs Stephen Strasburg matchup featured in MLB action
Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Odds
Atlanta pays a visit to Washington on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Nationals bats in baseball action at Nationals Park.
The match puts starter Tim Hudson for the Braves on the hill facing Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals. Hudson brings a 1-0 mark to the game, while Strasburg is 1-1 to date on the season.
The visitors were +-165 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The Nationals - Braves odds would favor the Nationals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Washington is rated No. 9 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Atlanta is at No. 12 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 9 in the National League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Atlanta features the National League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 1.5 runs per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the National League at home, scoring 5 runs per game.
The Braves were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at +127 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Atlanta won a close affair on Friday in their last outing, defeating Washington 6-4 in extra innings at Nationals Park.
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2
A few Braves at Nationals trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta at Washington, Sunday, April 14