Predictions for Braves vs. Nationals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 9

Sunday’s game between the Washington Nationals (29-35) and Atlanta Braves (35-27) going head to head at Nationals Park has a projected final score of 6-5 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Nationals, so it should be a tight matchup. The game will start at 1:35 PM ET on June 9.

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Braves vs. Nationals Matchup Info

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Braves vs. Nationals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Nationals 6, Braves 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 9.5 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 -167 +140 9.5 -102 -118

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Braves Betting Insights

  • Atlanta has been the favorite in 57 games this season, and has come away with the win 34 times (59.6%) in those contests.
  • This season, the Braves have come away with a win 20 times in 32 chances when named as a favorite of at least -167 or better on the moneyline.
  • Atlanta’s games have gone over the total in 21 of 62 opportunities.
  • The Braves had a 6-8 record in the 14 games they were a moneyline favorite over their last 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 matchups (all 15 of them had set totals), Atlanta and its opponents combined to hit the over seven times.

Nationals Betting Insights

  • Washington has been the moneyline underdog 59 total times this season. It has gone 26-33 in those games.
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +140 or longer, the Nationals have a 14-16 record (winning 46.7% of their games).
  • Washington has played in 64 games with an over/under set, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total 28 times (28-32-4).
  • 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 are 7-7-1 when it comes to hitting the over.

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Braves vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

Braves’ Starting Pitcher: Hurston Waldrep

  • Hurston Waldrep did not pitch as the moneyline favorite last season.

Nationals’ Starting Pitcher: DJ Herz

  • In one game this season, he has a 9.00 ERA and 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings while opponents are batting .368 against him.
  • The Nationals were named the moneyline underdog for one DJ Herz start this season — they lost.
  • His team has lost the only game he’s made an appearance in this season.
  • Herz’s lone start with a total this season pushed.

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Braves’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 35-27
Home 19-12
Road 16-15
One-Run Games 6-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 23-4

Nationals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 29-35
Home 12-17
Road 17-18
One-Run Games 5-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 20-6

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