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MLB Betting Line Favors the Washington Nationals over the Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Nationals in Washington at Nationals Park on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Jorge De La Rosa gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Colorado Rockies on Saturday; he's 8-7 on the season. The Washington Nationals, meanwhile, will counter with A.J. Cole, who will be looking to improve on his 0-1 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Washington Nationals as -166 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.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.5-3.3 win for the Nationals on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals bring a 75-53 record to the battle against the 60-68 Rockies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Colorado injuries news.

This game puts the Washington Nationals, most recently No. 10 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Colorado Rockies, who rate a No. 27 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Washington owns the No. 17 ranking for hits at 8.74 per game. By contrast, the Colorado Rockies are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.38 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Washington has the No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rockies were saddled with a loss last time out in Jeff Hoffman's start, as they lost 8-5 against Washington on Friday at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Colorado is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 10 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Washington, Sunday, August 28th