MLB Preview: Atlanta Braves (74-71) vs. Washington Nationals (82-61)
The Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Nationals Park.
The Braves will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Aaron Harang in this game. Harang has a 10-10 record and a 3.87 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Stephen Strasburg who starts for the Nationals. Right hander Strasburg is 11-10 with a 3.43 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Nationals listed as 195-moneyline favorites versus the Braves, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.
The Braves were a 6-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -150 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 74-71
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 7 games when playing Washington
Team record: 82-61
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Washington is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
Washington is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta at Texas Friday, September 12
Washington at NY Mets Thursday, September 11
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