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Moneyline Favors Washington Nationals in MLB Battle with Atlanta Braves

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Turner Field on Sunday as the host Atlanta Braves battle the Washington Nationals in baseball betting odds action.

Joel De La Cruz gets the call for the Atlanta Braves and he will try to build on a 0-6 mark. In the other dugout, Gio Gonzalez brings a 8-9 ledger to the game for the Washington Nationals as he tries to quiet the Braves bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington Nationals were listed as -165 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 7.8-3.0 win for the Nationals. 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

Atlanta (44-79) will face the 73-49 Nationals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Washington injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 24-rated Atlanta Braves and the league No. 4-ranked Washington Nationals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Washington Nationals rank No. 17 at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with the Atlanta Braves No. 25 ranking in that category.

Atlanta owns the No. 25 defense, allowing 3.61 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's No. 2-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Nationals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Tyrell Jenkins and the Braves 11-9 on Saturday at Turner Field.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 9 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Baltimore, Monday, August 22nd
Atlanta at Arizona, Monday, August 22nd