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Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals in MLB Betting Odds

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

The Washington Nationals will rely on Tanner Roark to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Mike Foltynewicz will be his counterpart for the Atlanta Braves. Tanner Roark is 12-9 this season, and Mike Foltynewicz is 10-12.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Washington Nationals as -190 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.0-2.4 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

88-57 Washington battles the Braves, currently with a 66-78 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. 18.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Washington Nationals No. 3 ranked offense (5.17 runs per game) against a Atlanta Braves defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 26 at 5.13 runs allowed per game. The Washington Nationals have been averaging 9.22 hits per game, more than the Atlanta Braves have managed so far this season (9.2 hits on average).

Atlanta brings the No. 26-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Nationals's No. 6-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves enjoyed a 8-2 victory at the expense of the Nationals on Wednesday, with Luiz Gohara throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • Washington is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta home to New York, Friday, September 15th
Washington home to Los Angeles, Friday, September 15th