OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

*Terms and Conditions apply to all bonus offers on this website. Please visit operator for details.

Miami Marlins take on the Washington Nationals with Odds and Betting Pick

The Miami Marlins will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Nationals in Washington at Nationals Park on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Miami puts its faith in starter Justin Nicolino to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-3. Getting the ball for the Washington Nationals is Jordan Zimmermann, who owns a 12-8 record on the season with a 3.51 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington Nationals were listed as -200 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.3-4.4 win for the Nationals on Saturday. 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 sport a record of 76-71 heading into this matchup, while the Miami Marlins sit at 64-84 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Miami injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Washington Nationals rated this week at No. 2 and the Miami Marlins sitting at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Washington Nationals No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.45 runs per game, against a Miami Marlins offense rated No. 29 and scoring 3.74 runs per game. The Nationals have averaged 8.57 hits per game to date this season, less than the Marlins hitters have managed (8.67 per nine innings).

Washington owns the No. 10 defense, allowing 4.45 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Miami's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Marlins got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Washington on Friday; it was a 5-4 final at Nationals Park in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 9 games
  • Miami is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Washington, Sunday, September 20th