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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Washington Nationals Betting Odds Preview and Pick

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks dueling the Washington Nationals on Thursday at Nationals Park.

Washington sends Max Scherzer out against Braden Shipley for the Arizona Diamondbacks in this game. Scherzer is 3-2 with a 2.94 ERA on the season, while Shipley is 0-0 on the year and has a 0.00 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Washington sat as -215 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nationals to win this game 5.3-4.0. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals bring a 18-9 record to the battle against the 17-12 Diamondbacks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Arizona injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Washington Nationals at No. 1 and the Arizona Diamondbacks at No. 7 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Washington Nationals and its No. 1-rated batting order, averaging 6.48 runs per nine innings, against the No. 4 line up of the Arizona Diamondbacks at 5.1 runs per outing.

Washington owns the No. 21 defense, allowing 6.48 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Arizona's No. 6-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Arizona is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games
  • Arizona is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Arizona is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona at Colorado, Friday, May 5th
Washington at Philadelphia, Friday, May 5th