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Moneyline Favors Oakland Athletics in MLB Battle with Washington Nationals

Washington Nationals

vs

Oakland Athletics
Friday, May 09, 2014 10:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics battle the visiting Washington Nationals on Friday in MLB betting odds action at O.co Coliseum.

For the Oakland Athletics, Tom Milone gets the ball, charged with keeping the Washington Nationals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Doug Fister, 0-0 on the year.

Washington Nationals vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -129 for the Oakland Athletics in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 7.5 at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.3-4.5 result in favor of the Athletics. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oakland (20-15) will face the 19-15 Nationals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Washington injuries news.

This game puts the Oakland Athletics, most recently No. 1 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Washington Nationals, who rate a No. 17 in the latest survey.

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How Washington Nationals vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.74 runs per game, against a Washington Nationals offense rated No. 11 and scoring 4.21 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.74 hits per game to date this season, less than the Nationals hitters have managed (8.91 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 22 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Nationals were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Dodgers. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -141 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Nationals enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Dodgers on Wednesday, with Stephen Strasburg throwing 7 1/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Nationals Park.

The Athletics were a 2-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -159 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors. Oakland threw a shutout at Seattle in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Drew Pomeranz to defeat Seattle 2-0 on Wednesday.

Washington Nationals vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 10 games
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington's last 12 games on the road
Oakland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games
Oakland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Oakland, Saturday, May 10th

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