Nationals vs. Braves Prediction
The over has been a great bet when the Nationals and Braves meet, which will happen tonight at 7:35PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Nationals are -142 money line favorites versus the Braves, who have odds of +127 to pull off the upset tonight at home. With Tanner Roark set to face Julio Teheran in the pitching matchup, the over/under currently sits at 7.5 runs.
WASHINGTON: The Nationals have won five of seven on the road and are 9-2 in their last 11 games when they're playing the second game of a series. They're also 7-1 in Roark's last eight road starts, are 13-3 in his last 16 starts overall, and are 9-1 in his last 10 outings when he faces a team that owns a losing record.
ATLANTA: The Braves have lost five straight games and are just 18-42 in their last 60 home games. They're also 3-9 in their last 12 games versus National League East opponents, are 0-5 in their last five games versus a right-handed starter, and are 2-6 in their last eight home games versus a team with a winning road record.
OUR PICK: The over is a perfect 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams and is 3-1-1 in Teheran's last five starts against the Nationals. The over is also 6-1 in the Braves' last seven games overall, is 6-1 in their last seven games versus a right-handed starter, and has cashed in eight of the Nationals' last eight games as well.
FRIDAY MLB FREE PICK: NATIONALS/BRAVES OVER 7.5