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Nationals play host to the Braves

The Washington Nationals will give the ball to lefthander Gio Gonzalez on Tuesday night as they continue their home MLB betting series against the division-rival Atlanta Braves.

Gonzalez is 7-4 with a 3.57 ERA on the season, but he's just 2-4 with a 5.73 ERA over his seven career starts against the Braves. Gonzalez last faced the Braves back on June 1 in Atlanta, allowing one run on three hits over seven innings.

Atlanta puts its faith in starter Julio Teheran to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 8-5.

View Atlanta vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Washington sat as -129 favorites earlier in the day at SportBet. The total was set at 7, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 7-rated Braves taking on the National League's No. 8-rated Nationals in this contest.

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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. 14-rated offensive output, at 8 hits per game. The Braves average 8.6 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the National League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the National League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

The Braves were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at +107 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Braves grabbed a win last time out, defeating Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals 3-2 on Monday at Nationals Park.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 10-0

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

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 when playing on the road against Washington
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at Washington, Wednesday, August 7

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