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Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals in MLB Betting Odds

The Washington Nationals get a visit from the Miami Marlins in MLB baseball betting action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Tom Koehler gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Miami Marlins on Thursday; he's 0-0 on the season. The Washington Nationals, meanwhile, will counter with Gio Gonzalez, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Washington sat as -170 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.4-3.1 win for the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals bring a 2-0 record to the battle against the 0-2 Marlins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Miami injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 14-rated Washington Nationals and the league No. 27-ranked Miami Marlins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Washington Nationals No. 8 ranked offense (5 runs per game) against a Miami Marlins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 23 at 5 runs allowed per game. The Washington Nationals have been averaging 10 hits per game, more than the Miami Marlins have managed so far this season (7.5 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Washington has the No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Marlins own the No. 23 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 4-13 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Miami is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami's last 9 games
  • Miami is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Washington is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at New York, Friday, April 7th
Washington at Philadelphia, Friday, April 7th