Predictions for Braves vs. Nationals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 8

Saturday’s contest between the Washington Nationals (28-35) and the Atlanta Braves (35-26) at Nationals Park is expected to be a close matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 5-4, with the Nationals taking home the win. Game time is at 4:05 PM ET on June 8.

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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 -130 +110 8.5 -105 -115

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Braves Betting Insights

  • Atlanta has been the favorite in 56 games this season, and has come away with the win 34 times (60.7%) in those contests.
  • This season, the Braves have been victorious 31 times in 50 chances when named as a favorite of at least -130 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in 20 of 61 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Braves were the moneyline favorite in 13 of their past 15 games, and they went 6-7 in those matchups.
  • Over its past 15 matchups — all had a set run total — Atlanta and its opponents combined to hit the over on the total six times.

Nationals Betting Insights

  • Washington has won 43.1% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (25-33).
  • The Nationals are 23-30 (winning 43.4% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +110 or longer.
  • In the 63 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Washington, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-32-4).
  • The Nationals have played as underdogs in 14 of their past 15 games and won seven of those contests.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Washington and its opponents have combined to hit the over six times.

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Braves vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

Braves’ Starting Pitcher: Charlie Morton

  • The 40-year-old has pitched to a 3.88 ERA this season with 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 4 walks per nine across 11 games.
  • Charlie Morton’s team has won 50% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (5-5).
  • Morton’s team is 5-6 when he starts this season.
  • In games Morton has started this season, the teams are 3-7-1 at hitting the over.

Nationals’ Starting Pitcher: MacKenzie Gore

  • In 12 games this season, the 25-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.57, with 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .266 against him.
  • The Nationals are 3-6 in Gore’s nine starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Gore’s team has won five of his 12 starts.
  • MacKenzie Gore has had 12 starts that bookmakers set a total for this season, and four of those matchups hit the over.

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Braves’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 35-26
Home 19-12
Road 16-14
One-Run Games 6-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 23-4

Nationals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 28-35
Home 11-17
Road 17-18
One-Run Games 5-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 19-6

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