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Washington Nationals take on the Oakland Athletics with Odds and Betting Pick

The Oakland Athletics look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Washington Nationals arrive at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Sunday.

Tanner Roark gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Washington Nationals on Sunday; he's 5-2 on the season. The Oakland Athletics, meanwhile, will counter with Sonny Gray, who will be looking to improve on his 2-2 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Washington Nationals listed as favorites of -113 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nationals to win this game 6.6-2.7. 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

Oakland (24-31) will face the 34-20 Nationals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Washington injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Oakland Athletics at No. 22 and the Washington Nationals at No. 13 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Oakland Athletics No. 25 ranked offense (4.05 runs per game) against a Washington Nationals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 at 4.33 runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have been averaging 7.8 hits per game, less than the Washington Nationals have managed so far this season (9.78 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Oakland has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 10-4 to Oakland on Saturday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Oakland is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Oakland is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Oakland is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Oakland is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Los Angeles, Monday, June 5th
Oakland home to Toronto, Monday, June 5th