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MLB Betting Line Favors the Washington Nationals over the Arizona Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks


Washington Nationals
Monday, August 18, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Nationals Park

The Washington Nationals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Arizona Diamondbacks invade Nationals Park on Monday.

For the Washington Nationals, Jordan Zimmermann gets the ball, charged with keeping the Arizona Diamondbacks hitters off the base paths. He'll face Vidal Nuno, 2-8 on the year.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Washington Nationals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Washington was a -207 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.

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Computer Prediction: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Washington Nationals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.8-3.3 win for the Nationals on Monday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.8-3.3 result in favor of the Nationals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Washington Nationals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals bring a 69-53 record to the battle against the 53-71 Diamondbacks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Arizona injuries news.

The Washington Nationals sit at No. 5 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Arizona Diamondbacks sit at No. 27 on the same chart.

How Arizona Diamondbacks vs Washington Nationals Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Washington Nationals No. 12-ranked scoring average of 4.21 runs per game, against a Arizona Diamondbacks offense rated No. 20 and scoring 3.95 runs per game. The Nationals have averaged 8.57 hits per game to date this season, less than the Diamondbacks hitters have managed (8.72 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Arizona owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.33 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Arizona was a 10-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Marlins. They lost as +124 underdogs, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. Arizona looks to rebound from a loss to the Marlins, who beat them 10-3 on Sunday behind a start from Tom Koehler at Marlins Park.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Pirates at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -150 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Washington needed extra innings to get the job done against the Pirates on Sunday as the Nationals defeated them 6-5 at Nationals Park.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Washington Nationals Betting Odds Trends

Arizona is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 10 games on the road
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home
Washington is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Arizona

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona at Washington, Tuesday, August 19th