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Washington Nationals Face the Atlanta Braves Saturday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The Atlanta Braves host Washington on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 56-91 mark against the 88-59 Nationals in MLB betting odds action at Turner Field.

Josh Collmenter gets the call for the Atlanta Braves and he will try to build on a 1-0 mark. In the other dugout, Gio Gonzalez brings a 11-9 ledger to the game for the Washington Nationals as he tries to quiet the Braves bats.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.1-3.8 victory 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

The Atlanta Braves bring a 56-91 record to the battle against the 88-59 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Washington injuries news.

The Atlanta Braves sit at No. 11 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Nationals sit at No. 6 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Washington Nationals rank No. 16 at 8.71 hits per game. That compares with the Atlanta Braves No. 17 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Atlanta has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington got the job done in their last match in a 7-2 victory over Atlanta on Friday at Turner Field behind starter M Scherzer.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
  • Washington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Atlanta, Sunday, September 18th