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Colorado Rockies vs Washington Nationals Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Washington and Colorado on Saturday, with the host Nationals trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
For the Nationals, Dan Haren gets the ball, charged with keeping the Rockies hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jhoulys Chacin, 5-3 on the year.
The Rockies were listed as +-122 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 10-ranked Nationals and the National League No. 5-rated Rockies in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Washington owns the No. 15 ranking for hits in the National League at 7.7 per game. By contrast, the Rockies are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.5 per game.
Defensively, Colorado features the National League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the National League at home, scoring 3.8 runs per game.
Colorado lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Nationals on June 21. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -174 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Rockies endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Nationals on Friday, with Tyler Chatwood throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at Nationals Park.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Rockies at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home
Colorado at Washington, Sunday, June 23