Braves and Nationals square off
The Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves conclude a three-game series during a Wednesday matinee, 1st pitch at 12:10 p.m. ET. The Nationals are hefty -194 money line favorites (bet $194 to win $100), whereas the over-under for total runs scored is 8.5. Braves and Nationals square off.
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We can tell you the model loves the under, saying it hits in nearly 60 % of simulations. It additionally features strong pick on the cash line, saying one team wins additional usually than their odds imply.
The model is aware of what Max Scherzer can bring to Wednesday’s afternoon game.
The three-time Cy Young Award winner had picked up where he left off last year, striking out 9 in six innings of shutout ball within the Nats’ 2-0 win at Cincinnati within the season-opener.
Braves counterpart Mike Foltynewicz allowed 2 runs over 5 innings and struck out seven during a no-decision against the Phillies on the weekday.
Both pitchers can face zoned-in lineups. Washington leads MLB in runs per game at seven.3, whereas Atlanta is not any. 2 at 7.0.
The Nationals made short work of the Braves on Mon, scoring 5 times within the 1st 2 innings of an 8-1 ending. Bryce musician hit a three-run homer and walked four times. Harper has 3 homers already and his on-base proportion through four games is .550.
The Braves are batting .285 as a team and no-one is hotter than Ryan Flaherty. The philanthropist product, 31, signed an annual, $750,000 deal within the off-season to serve a utility role, however to this point is 8-of-16 from the plate.