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(7-5) Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves (5-6)
Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time: 7:35 PM ET
Venue: Rogers Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Projected Pitchers: Scherzer (1-1) Foltynewicz (0-1)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Nationals -168, Braves +158
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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It’s a National League East showdown that starts on Tuesday night. The Washington Nationals travel to Atlanta to take on the Braves.
The Braves have won the last two games played between these two teams.
The Washington Nationals have high hopes for this season and so far they look like a team that is going to be a serious contender to represent the National League in the World Series.
So far the thing that has carried the Nationals has been their bats. They average five runs per game with is fifth in the MLB.
The Nationals were also supposed to have a really good pitching staff, but so far that hasn’t been the case. Their staff has an ERA of 4.56 which is 24th in the country.
On the mound for the Nationals is the ace Max Scherzer. He has a 1-1 record so far this year with an ERA of 2.13.
The Atlanta Braves had a very rough start to the season, but they come into this game having won their last three.
Those three wins were over the Padres, who are expected to finish near the bottom of the National League, but wins are still wins.
On the mound for the Braves is Mike Foltynewicz. He so far has one relief appearance and one start so far this season. He has pitched a total of 5.2 innings and given up four runs.
To win this game the Braves are going to need to get a really good start out of Foltynewicz.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Under is 7-3 in WAS last 10 Tue. games.
- WAS are 11-3 in Scherzers last 14 starts.
- WAS are 11-3 in Scherzers last 14 starts on grass.
- Over is 39-16-3 in ATL last 58 overall.
- Over is 14-3 in the last 17 meetings.
- WAS are 36-15 in the last 51 meetings.
Free Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Prediction:
The Nationals have their ace on the mound while the Braves have their fifth starter, and I think that is exactly how the game will work out.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Over 7.5
I think that the Nationals will get great pitching and their bats will really get going. I think the Nationals win in a game that covers the over.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Nationals 7 – Braves 2
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