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Braves open as moneyline underdog vs Nationals

Atlanta BravesWashington Nationals
Sep 18, 7:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Odds

89-62TEAM RECORD81-70

The Atlanta Braves will look to grab a road win when they take on the Nationals in Washington at Nationals Park on Wednesday in baseball odds action.

The Nationals will turn to Ross Ohlendorf and his 3-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Braves send Alex Wood (3-2) to the hill.

View Atlanta vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Atlanta before the first pitch in this match found them as -107-moneyline underdogs earlier today at $BOVADA-LINK$. They saw the total of 7 earlier at $TOPBET-LINK$.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 8-rated Nationals and the league No. 6-ranked Braves, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.


How They Match Up:
At the plate, Washington owns the No. 7 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Braves are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the National League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 4-0 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -143 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Braves were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Washington staff and losing 4-0 to the Nationals on Tuesday at Nationals Park.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 8-2

A few Braves at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Washington
Atlanta is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Atlanta's last 13 games when playing Washington
Washington is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games at home

Next up:
Atlanta at Chi Cubs, Friday, September 20
Washington home to Miami, Thursday, September 19