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Washington Nationals take on the Atlanta Braves with Odds and Betting Pick

The Atlanta Braves will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Washington Nationals invade SunTrust Park on Sunday.

The Atlanta Braves will turn to Jaime Garcia and his 1-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Washington Nationals send Stephen Strasburg (4-1) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Atlanta Braves as 164 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.3-3.2 result in favor of the Braves. 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

18-22 Atlanta battles the Nationals, currently with a 25-17 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Washington injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 22-ranked Atlanta Braves and the No. 5-rated Washington Nationals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 7 ranking for hits at 9.05 per game. By contrast, the Washington Nationals are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.71 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the No. 26-rated road mark, allowing 5.35 runs per game on the highway. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Nationals were saddled with a loss last time out in M Scherzer's start, as they lost 5-2 against Atlanta on Saturday at SunTrust Park.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington's last 12 games
  • Washington is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Seattle, Tuesday, May 23rd
Atlanta home to Pittsburgh, Monday, May 22nd