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Washington Nationals Home to the Colorado Rockies in MLB Betting Odds Action

The Washington Nationals will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Colorado Rockies pay a visit to Nationals Park.

The match puts starter Jorge De La Rosa for the Colorado Rockies on the hill facing Jordan Zimmermann for the Washington Nationals. De La Rosa brings a 7-4 mark to the game, while Zimmermann is 8-7 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Colorado Rockies were 157 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4-3.7 win for the Nationals on Friday. 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

56-51 Washington battles the Rockies, currently with a 45-61 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Colorado injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Washington Nationals rated this week at No. 20 and the Colorado Rockies sitting at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Washington Nationals No. 14-ranked scoring average of 4.16 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.59 runs per game. The Nationals have averaged 8.36 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.42 per nine innings).

Colorado brings the No. 30-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Nationals's No. 13-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado won a close affair on Wednesday in their last outing, defeating Seattle 7-5 in extra innings at Coors Field.

Washington got the job done in their last match in a 8-3 victory over Arizona on Thursday at Nationals Park behind starter Joe Ross.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Washington, Saturday, August 8th