Nationals vs. Brewers Prediction

Washington Nationals vs. Milwaukee Brewers 7/25/18, Prediction & Odds

A loss in extra innings last night dropped the Washington Nationals to two games under .500. Can Washington salvage a game in its series at the Milwaukee Brewers in this afternoon's finale?

Game Snapshot

957 Washington Nationals at 958 Milwaukee Brewers

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Miller Park at 2:10PM ET

TV: MASN (WASH)

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Brewers are a -123 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Nationals are a +113 underdog, while the total sits at 9 runs. As of Wednesday morning, 72 percent of public bets are pouring in on host Milwaukee. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest information.

Saladino wins it in 10th

A sacrifice fly by Tyler Saladino in the bottom of the 10th inning scored Lorenzo Cain Tuesday night to give the Brewers a 5-4 victory over the visiting Nationals. Cain helped pace the Milwaukee offense as he finished 4-for-5 with two runs and an RBI. Christian Yelich went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs. Travis Shaw finished 1-for-4 with a walk. Junior Guerra helped his own cause as he went 2-for-2 with two doubles and a run. Dan Jennings picked up the win in relief as he retired the only batter he faced.

Zimmerman has three-hit night

Washington first baseman Ryan Zimmerman completed the night 3-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI in the defeat. Adam Eaton finished 2-for-4 with a home run, a walk and three RBIs. Spencer Kieboom was 2-for-3 with a walk and a run. Matt Grace suffered the loss in relief as he gave up one earned run on two hits with one strikeout and one walk in two-thirds of an inning.

Tanner Roark (3-12, 4.87 ERA) will start today for the Nats, while Milwaukee counters with Freddy Peralta (4-1, 2.65).

MLB Betting Trends

Washington

The Nationals are 5-16 in their last 21 road games. The under is 12-3-1 in Roark's last 16 road starts.

Milwaukee

The Brewers are 9-3 in their last 12 home games. Milwaukee is 3-8 in its last 11 games overall.

Prediction:

I feel like this moneyline could be even wider. Milwaukee has been fantastic at home this season and Washington is dreadful on the road. Roark has been shelled consistently after back-to-back consistent seasons as a starting pitcher. Peralta is young and raw, but has shown the ability to mow down talented lineups with his electric stuff and high strikeout rate. I am putting my money on Milwaukee to finish the sweep today.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BREWERS -123

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