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Milwaukee Brewers vs Washington Nationals Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Nationals Park on Friday as the host Washington Nationals battle the Milwaukee Brewers in baseball betting odds action.

The Washington Nationals will turn to Gio Gonzalez and his 9-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Milwaukee Brewers send Jimmy Nelson (9-9) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Milwaukee Brewers were listed as 153 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.7-3.4 win for the Nationals on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

60-60 Washington battles the Brewers, currently with a 52-70 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Milwaukee injuries news.

This game puts the Washington Nationals, most recently No. 20 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Milwaukee Brewers, who rate a No. 27 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Washington Nationals No. 15 ranked offense (4.17 runs per game) against a Milwaukee Brewers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 23 at 4.45 runs allowed per game. The Washington Nationals have been averaging 8.32 hits per game, less than the Milwaukee Brewers have managed so far this season (8.4 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 Brewers own the No. 23 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Brewers enjoyed a 8-7 victory at the expense of the Marlins on Wednesday, with W Peralta throwing 5 innings of 9-hit ball at Miller Park.

The Nationals were saddled with a loss last time out in M Scherzer's start, as they lost 3-2 against Colorado on Thursday at Coors Field.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 9 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games at home
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Milwaukee

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Washington, Saturday, August 22nd