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Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Betting Matchup Report

Atlanta BravesWashington Nationals
Sep 24, 1:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Odds

89-68TEAM RECORD76-80

The visiting Braves hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Nationals Park against the Washington Nationals.

The Nationals will turn to Chien-Ming Wang and his 3-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Braves send Brandon Beachy (7-2) to the hill.

View Atlanta vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 145 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 4-rated Braves taking on the National League's No. 15-rated Nationals in this contest.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 11 ranked National League offense (3.9 runs per game) against a Braves defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 in the National League at 3.7 runs allowed per game. The Nationals have been averaging 8.2 hits per game, less than the Braves have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).

Washington owns the National League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 3-rated defense.

Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -112 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Atlanta got the job done in their last match in a 7-4 victory over Washington on Friday at Nationals Park behind starter Tim Hudson.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Braves at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Atlanta's last 15 games when playing Washington
Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington's last 15 games when playing Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at Washington, Sunday, September 25