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Washington Sends Jordan Zimmermann vs Matt Wisler in Atlanta Braves vs Nationals Game

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

Jordan Zimmermann will take the mound for the Washington Nationals, and he'll carry a 11-8 record into the contest. Matt Wisler gets the ball for the Atlanta Braves; he's 5-5 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Atlanta Braves were listed as 234 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Thursday over at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.7-2 win for 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

The Washington Nationals sport a record of 67-65 heading into this matchup, while the Atlanta Braves sit at 54-79 on the season 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. 13-ranked Washington Nationals and the No. 29-rated Atlanta Braves in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Washington Nationals and its No. 12-rated batting order, averaging 4.27 runs per nine innings, against the No. 30 line up of the Atlanta Braves at 3.6 runs per outing.

Atlanta brings the No. 26-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Nationals's No. 11-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta suffered a 7-3 loss against Miami on Wednesday, as W Perez wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Turner Field.

M Scherzer blew away 10 St. Louis batters in the Nationals's last start, leading them to a 4-3 win over St. Louis on Wednesday at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 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
  • Atlanta is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington's last 16 games at home
  • Washington is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Atlanta
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Atlanta

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Washington, Friday, September 4th