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Washington Nationals Favored by -245 Against Atlanta Braves on Sunday

The Washington Nationals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Atlanta Braves invade Nationals Park on Sunday.

Washington hands the ball to starter Joe Ross in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-5 mark on the year. Atlanta counters with Manny Banuelos, who will try to quiet the fans and the Nationals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Washington Nationals as -245 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.7-2 win for the Nationals 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

70-65 Washington battles the Braves, currently with a 54-82 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. 5-ranked Washington Nationals and the No. 30-rated Atlanta Braves in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Washington Nationals No. 8 ranked offense (4.39 runs per game) against a Atlanta Braves defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 26 at 4.83 runs allowed per game. The Washington Nationals have been averaging 8.51 hits per game, more than the Atlanta Braves have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 28-rated road mark, allowing 4.92 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta looks to awaken their bats in this one, after they were struck out 10 times by G Gonzalez in their last outing, a 8-2 setback against Washington at Nationals Park.

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 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Washington's last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Philadelphia, Monday, September 7th
Washington home to New York, Monday, September 7th