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Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

The Washington Nationals get a visit from the Los Angeles Angels in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Washington sends Tanner Roark out against Ricky Nolasco for the Los Angeles Angels in this game. Roark is 9-7 with a 4.74 ERA on the season, while Nolasco is 5-12 on the year and has a 4.97 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington Nationals were listed as -131 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.0-3.2 win for 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 bring a 71-46 record to the battle against the 61-59 Angels. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Los Angeles injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 11 (Washington Nationals) and the No. 9 (Los Angeles Angels) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington Nationals No. 2-rated offense, averaging 5.39 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels defense that ranks No. 7 at 4.32 in runs allowed per game. The Washington Nationals have averaged 9.52 hits per game so far, more than Los Angeles Angels batters have averaged on the year (8.18 hits per game).

Washington owns the No. 8 defense, allowing 5.39 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 7-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to Washington on Tuesday at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • LA Angels is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Baltimore, Friday, August 18th
Washington at San Diego, Thursday, August 17th