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Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Washington Nationals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Miami Marlins invade Nationals Park on Friday.

The Washington Nationals will turn to Max Scherzer and his 10-8 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Miami Marlins send Adam Conley (1-1) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Miami Marlins before the first pitch in this match found them as 237 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.2-3.2 win for the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Washington (64-62) will face the 51-77 Marlins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Miami injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 7-ranked Washington Nationals and the No. 20-rated Miami Marlins in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Washington Nationals No. 14-ranked scoring average of 4.25 runs per game, against a Miami Marlins offense rated No. 29 and scoring 3.69 runs per game. The Nationals have averaged 8.35 hits per game to date this season, less than the Marlins hitters have managed (8.54 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Miami owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 20 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Marlins endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Pirates on Thursday, with Justin Nicolino throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Marlins Park.

The Nationals grabbed a win last time out, defeating A Cashner and the Padres 4-2 on Thursday at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games
  • Miami is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Washington's last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Washington, Saturday, August 29th