Predictions for Braves vs. Nationals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – May 30

Thursday’s game that pits the Atlanta Braves (31-22) against the Washington Nationals (25-29) at Truist Park should be a competitive matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 8-7 in favor of the Braves. Game time is at 7:20 PM ET on May 30.

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Braves vs. Nationals Matchup Info

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Braves vs. Nationals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Braves 8, Nationals 7
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

Braves vs. Nationals Betting Lines

Braves vs Nationals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Braves -192 +160 9 -102 -118

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Braves Betting Insights

  • Atlanta has been the favorite in 49 games this season, and has come away with the win 30 times (61.2%) in those contests.
  • This year, the Braves have won 17 of 21 games when listed as at least -192 or better on the moneyline.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in 18 of 53 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Braves played as the moneyline favorite in 14 of their past 15 games, and they went 5-9 in those matchups.
  • Over its past 15 matchups, Atlanta and its opponents combined to go over the run total seven times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Nationals Betting Insights

  • Washington has won 22 of the 50 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (44%).
  • The Nationals have an 8-8 record (winning 50% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +160 or longer.
  • Washington has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 24 times this season for a 24-27-3 record against the over/under.
  • In 13 games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Nationals had a record of 5-8.
  • Washington and its opponents have combined to hit the over seven times in its past 15 games with a total.

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Braves vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

Braves’ Starting Pitcher: Raymond Kerr

  • He has an ERA of 5.40, a 16.00 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.275 in five games this season.
  • Raymond Kerr’s team lost his only start as a favorite this season.
  • Kerr’s team lost in his only start this season.
  • The only game started by Kerr with a total this season hit the over.

Nationals’ Starting Pitcher: Trevor Williams

  • The 32-year-old has a 2.29 ERA and 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings during 10 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .223 to opposing hitters.
  • The Nationals are 7-2 in Williams’ nine starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Williams’ team has compiled an 8-2 record over his 10 starts.
  • Williams’ starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in four of 10 games.

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Braves’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 31-22
Home 17-10
Road 14-12
One-Run Games 6-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-3

Nationals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 25-29
Home 10-13
Road 15-16
One-Run Games 4-8
Scoring 5+ Runs 18-5

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