Major League Baseball Preview – Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals
The fans at Nationals Park will be treated to a game between the Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals when they take their seats on Friday.
The Braves will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Julio Teheran in this game. Teheran has a 9-7 record and a 4.62 ERA this season.
Teheran’s opponent in this one will be Tanner Roark. The Nationals right hander has a 4.54 ERA to go along with a 4-4 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Nationals listed as 210-moneyline favorites versus the Braves, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.
Washington won its last outing, a 15-1 result against the Braves on September 03. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -221 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (16) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Braves were a 15-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -221 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 54-80
Current Streak: lost 9 straight games.
Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta’s last 12 games
Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 5 games on the road
Team record: 68-65
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Washington’s last 17 games at home
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Atlanta at Washington Saturday, September 5