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Oakland Athletics Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Washington Nationals

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Saturday as the host Oakland Athletics battle the Washington Nationals in baseball betting odds action.

Joe Ross gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Washington Nationals on Saturday; he's 2-1 on the season. The Oakland Athletics, meanwhile, will counter with Daniel Mengden, who will be looking to improve on his 0-1 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington Nationals were listed as -133 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 7.4-1.3 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 Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics bring a 23-31 record to the battle against the 34-19 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Washington injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Oakland Athletics rated this week at No. 22 and the Washington Nationals sitting at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Oakland Athletics and its No. 26-rated batting order, averaging 3.94 runs per nine innings, against the No. 1 line up of the Washington Nationals at 5.64 runs per outing.

Oakland owns the No. 28 defense, allowing 3.94 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's No. 7-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington enjoyed a laugher in their last game on Friday, running up a 13-3 score against the Athletics.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Oakland is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 9 games
  • Oakland is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Oakland, Sunday, June 4th