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.

Place your bets on any MLB matchup at BetMGM, and sign up with our link for a first-time deposit bonus!

Braves vs. Nationals Matchup Info

MLB is back on Apple TV+! Watch two live games every week, daily coverage, and more.

Braves vs. Nationals Predictions

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

Bet on this or any MLB matchup at BetMGM

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

Get tickets for any MLB game this season at Ticketmaster!

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.

Catch MLB action all season long on ESPN+!

Read More About This Game

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.

Rep your team with officially licensed MLB gear! Head to Fanatics to find jerseys, shirts, and much more.

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

Not all offers available in all states, please visit BetMGM for the latest promotions for your area. Must be 21+ to gamble, please wager responsibly. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, contact 1-800-GAMBLER.

Post
Shared content written by the Lineups Staff!

Hot MLB Stories