Washington Nationals vs Colorado Rockies Betting Matchup Report

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June 23, 1:35 PM | GrassNationals Park

Colorado Rockies vs Washington Nationals Odds

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The Washington Nationals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Rockies arrive at Nationals Park on Sunday.

The Nationals will rely on Ross Detwiler to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jorge De La Rosa will be his counterpart for the Rockies. Ross Detwiler is 2-5 this season, and Jorge De La Rosa is 7-4.

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Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Nationals as -146 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Nationals sit at No. 10 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rockies sit at a National League No. 5 on the same chart.

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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 7.6 hits per game. The Rockies average 9.5 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the National League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Washington has the National League's No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the National League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Colorado was a 7-1 winner on the road against the Nationals. Bettors on Colorado at +109 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Colorado looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Nationals, a 7-1 final on Saturday in support of Jhoulys Chacin at Nationals Park.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rockies at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado's last 10 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 9 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games
Colorado is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Washington's last 10 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 9 games when playing Colorado
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado

Next up:
Colorado at Boston, Tuesday, June 25
Washington home to Arizona, Tuesday, June 25