Predictions for Braves vs. Nationals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 7

Friday’s game between the Washington Nationals (27-35) and the Atlanta Braves (35-25) at Nationals Park is expected to be a competitive matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 5-4, with the Nationals securing the victory. First pitch is at 6:45 PM ET on June 7.

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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: Over 7.5 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 -200 +164 7.5 -118 -102

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Braves Betting Insights

  • Atlanta has come away with 34 wins in the 55 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • The Braves have a win-loss record of 17-5 when favored by -200 or better by bookmakers this year.
  • Atlanta’s games have gone over the total in 20 of 60 opportunities.
  • The Braves were the moneyline favorite in 13 of their past 15 games, and they finished 7-6 in those matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings (all 15 of them had set totals), Atlanta and its opponents combined to go over the run total seven times.

Nationals Betting Insights

  • Washington has been the moneyline underdog 57 total times this season. It has finished 24-33 in those games.
  • The Nationals have an 8-8 record (winning 50% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +164 or longer.
  • Washington has played in 62 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-31-4).
  • In 14 games over their past 15 matchups when set as underdogs by sportsbooks, the Nationals had a record of 6-8.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Washington and its opponents are 6-8-1 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Braves vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

Braves’ Starting Pitcher: Chris Sale

  • The 35-year-old has pitched in 11 games this season with an ERA of 3.06, an 8.2 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of .946.
  • When Chris Sale starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 8-3.
  • Sale’s team has won eight of his 11 starts this season.
  • In Sale’s 11 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over four times.

Nationals’ Starting Pitcher: Jake Irvin

  • The 27-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.39, with 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings in 12 games this season. Opponents are hitting .227 against him.
  • The Nationals have been the moneyline underdog in 12 of Irvin’s starts this season, and they went 3-9 in those games.
  • Irvin’s team is 3-9 over his 12 starts.
  • Irvin’s starts went over the run total five times in 12 games with a set total this season.

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Braves’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 35-25
Home 19-12
Road 16-13
One-Run Games 6-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 23-4

Nationals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 27-35
Home 10-17
Road 17-18
One-Run Games 4-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 19-6

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