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MLB Betting Line Favors the Washington Nationals over the Atlanta Braves

The Washington Nationals battle the visiting Atlanta Braves on Sunday in MLB betting odds action at Nationals Park.

Alex Wood, with a record of 1-2 on the season, gets the ball for the Atlanta Braves, while the Washington Nationals trot Jordan Zimmermann to the mound in this one. He is 2-2 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Washington Nationals as -167 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nationals to win this game 4.7-4.2. 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

16-15 Washington battles the Braves, currently with a 14-16 mark. 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. 10-ranked Washington Nationals and the No. 20-rated Atlanta Braves in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Atlanta Braves rank No. 17 at 8.33 hits per game. That compares with the Washington Nationals No. 16 ranking in that category.

Washington owns the No. 14 defense, allowing 4.39 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-6 to Washington on Saturday at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Cincinnati, Monday, May 11th
Washington at Arizona, Monday, May 11th