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

MLB wagering interest swings to the Colorado Rockies vs Washington Nationals battle on Saturday at Nationals Park as the Nationals try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

For the Washington Nationals, Stephen Strasburg gets the ball, charged with keeping the Colorado Rockies hitters off the base paths. He'll face Eddie Butler, 2-1 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Washington sat as -182 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-3.7 victory for the Nationals. 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 56-52 record to the battle against the 46-61 Rockies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Colorado injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Washington Nationals at No. 20 and the Colorado Rockies at No. 18 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Washington owns the No. 22 ranking for hits at 8.34 per game. By contrast, the Colorado Rockies are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.41 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Washington has the No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 30 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rockies grabbed a win last time out, defeating J Zimmermann and the Nationals 5-4 on Friday at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
  • Colorado is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games on the road
  • Washington is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games at home
  • Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Washington, Sunday, August 9th