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Washington Nationals Host Atlanta Braves in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Washington Nationals will look to improve on a 6-1 record when they take on the Atlanta Braves, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

Stephen Strasburg gets the call for the Washington Nationals and he will try to build on a 1-1 mark. In the other dugout, Julio Teheran brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Atlanta Braves as he tries to quiet the Nationals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Washington sat as -164 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 5.5-2.9. 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 (6-1) will face the 0-8 Braves in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Atlanta injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Washington Nationals and the league No. 22-ranked Atlanta Braves, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Atlanta Braves rank No. 29 at 6.38 hits per game. That compares with the Washington Nationals No. 15 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Washington has the No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the No. 29 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by T Roark in a losing cause, 3-0, against Washington on Wednesday.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games on the road
  • Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Washington's last 14 games
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Miami, Friday, April 15th
Washington at Philadelphia, Friday, April 15th