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July 22, 1:35 PM | GrassNationals Park

Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Odds

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The Washington Nationals battle the visiting Atlanta Braves on Sunday in MLB betting action at Nationals Park.

Ross Detwiler gets the call for the Washington Nationals and he will try to build on a 3-3 mark. In the other dugout, Jair Jurrjens brings a 3-3 ledger to the game for the Braves as he tries to quiet the Nationals bats.

View Atlanta vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-133 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Nationals at No. 1 in the National League and the Braves at No. 5 in the National League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Washington has the National League's No. 8-rated offensive output, at 8.8 hits per game. The Braves average 8.8 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the National League list.

Washington owns the National League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 8-rated defense.

The Braves were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Atlanta suffered a 5-2 loss against Washington on Saturday, as Randall Delgado wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Nationals Park.

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

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

A few Braves at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Washington's last 13 games
Washington is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games at home

Next up:
Atlanta at Miami, Monday, July 23
Washington at NY Mets, Monday, July 23