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Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves 08/06/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
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Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves 08/06/2021 – An NL East Division play is all set to take place at Truist Park in Cumberland, Georgia as the Washington Nationals take on Atlanta Braves. The Nationals are sitting at the fourth spot in the NL East and are holding a 49-60 record on the season. Washington is six games behind the Braves at the third spot and the MLB trends today are not in their favor. The Nationals are coming off a terrible four-game losing streak after their last defeat against Philadelphia. The Braves will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak and are all set to extend their victory.
Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves 08/06/2021
The Washington Nationals gave up seven runs to the Phillies in their last game and scored just six in return. The Nationals were swept by the Phillies and getting back on track seems to be a tough challenge. Kyle Finnegan struggled on the mound and declined to 4-3. The Nationals will turn to Erick Fedde as their starter in this game. Fedde is holding a 4-7 record on the season with an ERA of 5.01 and 76 Ks in total. The National’s batting unit has equally struggled against teams with a winning record.
Players to watch: Juan Soto LF (GP 100, AB 342, R 73, H 102, 2B 13, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 58, TB 171, BB 78, SO 65, SB 6, AVG 0.298, OBP 0.427, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.927, WAR 3.9), Josh Bell 1B (GP 94, AB 319, R 52, H 80, 2B 14, 3B 1, HR 19, RBI 60, TB 153, BB 27, SO 73, SB 0, AVG 0.251, OBP 0.31, SLG 0.48, OPS 0.79, WAR 0.8).
The Atlanta Braves defeated the Cardinals in their last game after giving up four runs and scoring eight in return. The Braves have won 55 and dropped 54 in return. Atlanta’s success brought them one game ahead of the .500 mark. Kyle Muller will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Muller is holding a 2-3 record on the season with an ERA of 2.43 and 33 Ks in total. Austin Riley, Joc Pederson, Freddie Freeman, and Stephen Vogt are the bright spots from the plate.
Players to watch: Ozzie Albies 2B (GP 107, AB 420, R 67, H 109, 2B 31, 3B 5, HR 17, RBI 70, TB 201, BB 36, SO 80, SB 13, AVG 0.26, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.479, OPS 0.799, WAR 1.9), Dansby Swanson SS (GP 109, AB 410, R 54, H 105, 2B 27, 3B 2, HR 20, RBI 58, TB 196, BB 30, SO 117, SB 8, AVG 0.256, OBP 0.311, SLG 0.478, OPS 0.789, WAR 0.9).
Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 6 games.
Atlanta are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The Washington Nationals struggled in the past and the Braves are a stronger team in terms of overall performance. The MLB over under picks are in favor of the Braves to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Braves 7, Nationals 4.