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Moneyline Favors Washington Nationals in MLB Battle with Los Angeles Angels

Nationals Park hosts an MLB battle between the Washington Nationals and the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.

Gio Gonzalez will take the mound for the Washington Nationals, and he'll carry a 10-5 record into the contest. Tyler Skaggs gets the ball for the Los Angeles Angels; he's 1-2 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Washington Nationals as -142 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.8-3.5 result in favor of the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Angels vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals sport a record of 70-46 heading into this matchup, while the Los Angeles Angels sit at 61-58 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Washington Nationals rated this week at No. 11 and the Los Angeles Angels sitting at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Washington owns the No. 2 ranking for hits at 9.53 per game. By contrast, the Los Angeles Angels are rated No. 26 in the same category at 8.23 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Washington has the No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 4-2 victory over Seattle on Sunday at Safeco Field behind starter Parker Bridwell.

Washington needed extra innings to get the job done against the Giants on Sunday as the Nationals defeated them 6-2 at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Angels is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • LA Angels is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Washington is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing LA Angels
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing LA Angels

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Washington, Wednesday, August 16th