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Washington Nationals vs Colorado Rockies Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Washington Nationals pay a visit to Colorado on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Rockies bats in baseball betting action at Coors Field.

Stephen Strasburg, with a record of 6-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Washington Nationals, while the Colorado Rockies trot Jorge De La Rosa to the mound in this one. He is 7-5 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Colorado Rockies in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline underdogs of 135 at BetOnline for Wednesday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 10 at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.2-3.7 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 Colorado Rockies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Rockies bring a 48-69 record to the battle against the 59-59 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Washington injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 28 (Colorado Rockies) and the No. 21 (Washington Nationals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Colorado Rockies No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.49 runs per game, against a Washington Nationals offense rated No. 15 and scoring 4.19 runs per game. The Rockies have averaged 9.23 hits per game to date this season, more than the Nationals hitters have managed (8.35 per nine innings).

Colorado owns the No. 30 defense, allowing 4.49 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington got the job done in their last match in a 15-6 victory over Colorado on Tuesday at Coors Field behind starter J Zimmermann.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Washington's last 15 games
  • Washington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Colorado
  • Colorado is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Colorado, Thursday, August 20th