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Washington Nationals Host Miami Marlins in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Washington Nationals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Miami Marlins arrive at Nationals Park on Sunday.

The Washington Nationals will rely on Joe Ross to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jose Fernandez will be his counterpart for the Miami Marlins. Joe Ross is 3-2 this season, and Jose Fernandez is 4-2.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Washington Nationals as 105 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.5-3.6 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

23-14 Washington battles the Marlins, currently with a 19-17 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Miami injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Washington Nationals at No. 10 and the Miami Marlins at No. 17 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Washington Nationals No. 13 ranked offense (4.32 runs per game) against a Miami Marlins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 at 4.28 runs allowed per game. The Washington Nationals have been averaging 8.22 hits per game, less than the Miami Marlins have managed so far this season (9.44 hits on average).

Washington owns the No. 3 defense, allowing 4.32 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Miami's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Marlins enjoyed a 7-1 victory at the expense of the Nationals on Saturday, with Kendry Flores throwing 3 innings of 2-hit ball at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games
  • Miami is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games on the road
  • Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games at home
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing Miami

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Philadelphia, Monday, May 16th
Washington at New York, Tuesday, May 17th