MLB Preview: Washington Nationals (7-3) vs. Atlanta Braves (6-4)
The Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves will meet on the field at Turner Field on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.
Taylor Jordan will be the starting pitcher for the Nationals on this day. Righthander Jordan is 0-0 this season with a 1.42 ERA.
The Braves will counter Jordan with Alex Wood. Lefthander Wood has a 1.93 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 142-moneyline favorites versus the Nationals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 7-6 loser as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -120 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Washington: 7-3 SU
Atlanta: 6-4 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 8 games at home
Atlanta is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Atlanta home to Washington, Sunday, April 13
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