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Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Atlanta Braves get a visit from the Washington Nationals in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The match puts starter Tanner Roark for the Washington Nationals on the hill facing Julio Teheran for the Atlanta Braves. Roark brings a 13-6 mark to the game, while Teheran is 3-9 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Atlanta Braves were listed as 130 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.2-3.2 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.

Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

44-77 Atlanta battles the Nationals, currently with a 71-49 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Washington injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Atlanta Braves at No. 24 and the Washington Nationals at No. 4 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Atlanta Braves and its No. 30-rated batting order, averaging 3.55 runs per nine innings, against the No. 7 line up of the Washington Nationals at 4.8 runs per outing.

Washington brings the No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Braves's No. 23-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Reynaldo Lopez blew away 11 Atlanta batters in the Nationals's last start, leading them to a 8-2 win over Atlanta on Thursday at Turner Field.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
  • Washington is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Atlanta, Saturday, August 20th