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Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Washington and Atlanta on Tuesday, with the host Nationals trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Washington Nationals will rely on Gio Gonzalez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jhoulys Chacin will be his counterpart for the Atlanta Braves. Gio Gonzalez is 0-0 this season, and Jhoulys Chacin is 0-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Washington sat as -225 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7.5, according to MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.0-2.6 result in favor of the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Washington (4-1) will face the 0-6 Braves in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Atlanta injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 11-ranked Washington Nationals and the No. 22-rated Atlanta Braves in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Washington has baseball's No. 17-rated offensive output, at 8.8 hits per game. The Atlanta Braves average 6.67 hits per game, good for No. 28 on the list.

Defensively, Atlanta features the No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 6 runs per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 at home, scoring 4.67 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves endured a 6-4 loss at the hands of the Nationals on Monday, with B Norris throwing 5 innings of 9-hit ball at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Washington's last 12 games
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Washington's last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Washington, Wednesday, April 13th