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Aug 21, 7:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Odds

70-52TEAM RECORD76-46

Nationals Park hosts an MLB battle between the Washington Nationals and the visiting Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.

Atlanta puts its faith in starter Paul Maholm to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 11-7. Getting the ball for the Nationals is Stephen Strasburg, who owns a 14-5 record on the season with a 2.91 ERA.

View Atlanta vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Braves were listed as +-165 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 5-rated Braves taking on the National League's No. 2-rated Nationals in this contest.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 10 in the National League at 8.6 hits per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Washington has the National League's No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the National League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -126 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Atlanta lost in extra innings against the Nationals on Monday as Washington edged them 5-4 at Nationals Park.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Braves at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Washington
Atlanta is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Washington is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games
Washington is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at Washington, Wednesday, August 22