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Tommy Hanson out to silence Nationals bats in MLB contest

Washington NationalsAtlanta Braves
July 16, 7:10 PM | GrassTurner Field

Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Odds

46-47TEAM RECORD55-38

Baseball bettors look for value at Turner Field on Saturday as host Atlanta battles the Washington Nationals in baseball odds action.

Washington puts its faith in starter John Lannan to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-6. Getting the ball for the Braves is Tommy Hanson, who owns a 10-4 record on the season with a 2.44 ERA.

View Washington vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Nationals were listed as +-185 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Braves, most recently No. 5 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Nationals, who rate a National League No. 15 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Atlanta's National League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4 runs per game, against a Nationals offense rated No. 13 and scoring 3.8 runs per game in the league. The Braves have averaged 8.1 hits per game to date this season, more than the Nationals hitters have managed (7.8 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the National League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

Washington lost its last outing, a 11-1 result against the Braves on July 15. Bettors who backed the Braves at -168 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Washington was scored on plenty on Friday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 11-1 loss to Atlanta.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Nationals at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington

Next up:
Washington at Atlanta, Sunday, July 17

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