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Moneyline Favors Washington Nationals in MLB Battle with Atlanta Braves

The Washington Nationals will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Atlanta Braves pay a visit to Nationals Park.

Tanner Roark gets the call for the Washington Nationals and he will try to build on a 12-6 mark. In the other dugout, Tyrell Jenkins brings a 2-2 ledger to the game for the Atlanta Braves as he tries to quiet the Nationals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -250 for the Washington Nationals in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.7-4.0 win for the Braves on Sunday. 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

68-47 Washington battles the Braves, currently with a 44-73 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Atlanta injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Washington Nationals rated this week at No. 6 and the Atlanta Braves sitting at No. 19.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Atlanta Braves rank No. 24 at 8.37 hits per game. That compares with the Washington Nationals No. 18 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Washington has the No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the No. 22 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta looks to rebound from a loss to the Nationals, who beat them 7-6 on Saturday behind a start from Reynaldo Lopez at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Atlanta is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing Washington
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Washington is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • Washington is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Atlanta

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta home to Minnesota, Tuesday, August 16th
Washington at Colorado, Monday, August 15th