Jordan Zimmermann has already pitched the Washington Nationals to two wins over the Atlanta Braves this season as he takes the hill at Nationals Park on Wednesday in another clash between the NL East division rivals on the MLB odds at the sportsbooks.
Zimmermann sits at 5-5 with a 3.75 ERA on the season, and in his two 2015 starts against the Braves he’s allowed just six earned runs over 13 innings of work. Shelby Miller (5-3, 1.99 ERA) is the probable starter for the Braves for Wednesday.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Atlanta Braves were listed as 148 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bodog.
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.7 win for the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Washington Nationals sport a record of 38-33 heading into this matchup, while the Atlanta Braves sit at 35-36 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Atlanta injuries news.
The Odds – VSB
MLB Power Rankings have the Washington Nationals at No. 12 and the Atlanta Braves at No. 14 heading into this contest.
On offense, it’s a battle between the Washington Nationals and its No. 8-rated batting order, averaging 4.42 runs per nine innings, against the No. 15 line up of the Atlanta Braves at 4.15 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 21-rated road mark, allowing 4.35 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Atlanta suffered a 3-1 loss against Washington on Tuesday, as Alex Wood wasn’t able to lead his team to victory at Nationals Park.
- Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 games
- Atlanta is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 8 games on the road
- Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games
- Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Atlanta at Washington, Thursday, June 25th