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Washington Nationals Favored by -230 Against Atlanta Braves on Tuesday

The Washington Nationals pay a visit to Atlanta on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Braves bats in baseball betting action at SunTrust Park.

Max Scherzer, with a record of 14-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Washington Nationals, while the Atlanta Braves trot Luiz Gohara to the mound in this one. He is 1-1 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Atlanta Braves as 212 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.2-4.1 win for 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

67-81 Atlanta battles the Nationals, currently with a 90-59 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. 17 and the Washington Nationals at No. 13 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Atlanta has baseball's No. 19-rated offensive output, at 9.14 hits per game. The Washington Nationals average 9.13 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Atlanta has the No. 24-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Nationals enjoyed a 7-1 victory at the expense of the Dodgers on Sunday, with S Strasburg throwing 6 innings of 3-hit ball at Nationals Park.

Atlanta looks to rebound from a loss to the Mets, who beat them 5-1 on Sunday behind a start from Robert Gsellman at SunTrust Park.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Atlanta is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Atlanta, Wednesday, September 20th