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Washington sends Jordan Zimmermann vs Jeremy Guthrie in Nationals vs Rockies game

Colorado RockiesWashington Nationals
July 8, 1:35 PM | GrassNationals Park

Colorado Rockies vs Washington Nationals Odds

32-52TEAM RECORD49-33

Washington will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Colorado Rockies pay a visit to Nationals Park.

Jeremy Guthrie gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Rockies on this day; he's 3-7 on the season. The Nationals, meanwhile, will counter with Jordan Zimmermann, who will be looking to improve on his 5-6 mark.

View Colorado vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Nationals in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -210 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 3-ranked Nationals and the National League No. 9-rated Rockies in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rockies rank No. 2 in the National League at 9.2 hits per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 8 ranking in that category.

Washington owns the National League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's National League No. 16-rated defense.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -205 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Colorado looks to rebound from a loss to the Nationals, who beat them 4-1 on Saturday behind a start from Gio Gonzalez at Nationals Park.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 1-9
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Rockies at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
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 12 of Colorado's last 16 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Washington's last 16 games when playing Colorado

Next up:
Colorado home to Philadelphia, Friday, July 13
Washington at Miami, Friday, July 13

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