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Washington Nationals take on the Houston Astros with Odds and Betting Pick

Washington Nationals


Houston Astros
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

Minute Maid Park hosts an MLB battle between the Houston Astros and the visiting Washington Nationals on Tuesday.

Washington puts its faith in starter Gio Gonzalez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-1. Getting the ball for the Houston Astros is Jarred Cosart, who owns a 1-2 record on the season with a 6.12 ERA.

Washington Nationals vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Washington Nationals were -158 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Houston Astros Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-2.4 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 Houston Astros Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros bring a 9-17 record to the battle against the 14-12 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Washington injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Houston Astros rated this week at No. 30 and the Washington Nationals sitting at No. 19.

How Washington Nationals vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

At the plate, Houston owns the No. 30 ranking for hits at 6.92 per game. By contrast, the Washington Nationals are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.88 per game.

Defensively, Washington features the No. 26-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.44 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 at home, scoring 3.29 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Padres on April 27. Bettors who backed the Padres at +102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Washington didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to San Diego on Sunday at Nationals Park.

In their last action, Houston was a 5-1 winner at home against the Athletics. Bettors on Houston at +140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Astros enjoyed a 5-1 victory at the expense of the Athletics on Sunday, with Collin McHugh throwing 8 2/3 innings of 2-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Washington Nationals vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Houston
Houston is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
Houston is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games at home
Houston is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Houston, Wednesday, April 30th