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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Washington Nationals Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The visiting Arizona Diamondbacks hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to pick up a win at Nationals Park against the Washington Nationals.

Washington hands the ball to starter Joe Ross in this one and he'll try to improve on his 7-5 mark on the year. Arizona counters with Robbie Ray, who will try to quiet the fans and the Nationals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Washington Nationals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -157 at BetOnline for Thursday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.0-3.8 win for the Diamondbacks. 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 sport a record of 92-66 heading into this matchup, while the Arizona Diamondbacks sit at 66-92 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Arizona injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 7-ranked Washington Nationals and the No. 23-rated Arizona Diamondbacks in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks rank No. 4 at 9.16 hits per game. That compares with the Washington Nationals No. 19 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Arizona features the No. 25-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.9 runs per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4.47 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

S Miller chucked 5 shutout innings at the Nationals in their last game, striking out 5 in a 3-0 win against Washington in baseball action at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Arizona is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Arizona's last 9 games
  • Arizona is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Washington is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games at home
  • Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Arizona

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona home to San Diego, Friday, September 30th
Washington home to Miami, Friday, September 30th