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Washington Nationals host Colorado Rockies in baseball action

Colorado RockiesWashington Nationals
July 9, 7:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

Colorado Rockies vs Washington Nationals Odds

42-47TEAM RECORD45-45

Baseball bettors look for value at Nationals Park on Saturday as host Washington battles the Colorado Rockies in baseball odds action.

Jason Marquis will take the mound for Washington, and he'll carry a 7-3 record into the contest. Ubaldo Jimenez gets the ball for Colorado; he's 3-8 so far this season.

View Colorado vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Colorado before the first pitch in this match will find them as 105-moneyline favorites. They will see an opening total of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
The Nationals - Rockies odds would favor the Rockies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Washington is rated No. 13 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Colorado is at No. 11 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 12 ranked National League offense (3.9 runs per game) against a Rockies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 in the National League at 4.5 runs allowed per game. The Nationals have been averaging 7.9 hits per game, less than the Rockies have managed so far this season (8.5 hits on average).

Washington owns the National League's No. 6 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's National League No. 14-rated defense.

Colorado won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Nationals on July 8. Bettors who backed the Rockies at +117 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Colorado looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Nationals, a 3-2 final on Friday in support of Jason Hammel at Nationals Park.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rockies at Nationals trends to consider:
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Washington
Colorado is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Colorado
Washington is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games

Next up:
Colorado at Washington, Sunday, July 10

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