Predictions for Braves vs. Nationals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 6

Thursday’s game at Nationals Park has the Washington Nationals (27-34) going head to head against the Atlanta Braves (34-25) at 6:45 PM ET (on June 6). Our computer prediction projects a close 5-4 victory for the Nationals, so expect a competitive matchup.

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Braves vs. Nationals Matchup Info

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Braves vs. Nationals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Nationals 5, Braves 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs

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Braves vs. Nationals Betting Lines

Braves vs Nationals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Braves -148 +124 8.5 -122 +102

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Braves Betting Insights

  • Atlanta has come away with 33 wins in the 54 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • This year, the Braves have won 25 of 42 games when listed as at least -148 or better on the moneyline.
  • Atlanta’s games have gone over the total in 20 of 59 opportunities.
  • The Braves were favored on the moneyline for 13 of their past 15 games, and they finished 6-7 in those matchups.
  • In its past 15 matchups, Atlanta and its opponents combined to go over the run total seven times (all 15 games had set totals).

Nationals Betting Insights

  • Washington has put together a 24-32 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 42.9% of those games).
  • The Nationals have a 17-22 record (winning 43.6% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +124 or longer.
  • Washington has combined with opponents to go over the total 27 times this season for a 27-30-4 record against the over/under.
  • In 14 games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Nationals have a record of 6-8.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Washington and its opponents are 7-7-1 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Braves vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

Braves’ Starting Pitcher: Reynaldo López

  • The 30-year-old has pitched to a 1.73 ERA this season with 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.1 walks per nine across 10 games.
  • When Reynaldo Lopez starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 6-4.
  • López’s team has a 6-4 record in his starts this season.
  • Games Lopez has started this season hit the over two times in 10 chances.

Nationals’ Starting Pitcher: Mitchell Parker

  • The 24-year-old has put together a 3.60 ERA and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings in nine games this season, while allowing a batting average of .239 to opposing batters.
  • The Nationals are 5-3 in Parker’s eight starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Parker’s team has a 5-4 record in his starts this season.
  • Mitchell Parker has had nine starts that oddsmakers set a total for this season, and five of those outings hit the over.

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Braves’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 34-25
Home 19-12
Road 15-13
One-Run Games 6-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 22-4

Nationals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 27-34
Home 10-16
Road 17-18
One-Run Games 4-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 19-6

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