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Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves

The year’s MLB baseball betting action continues this Wednesday night with an enticing Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves contest. The Nats have posted a 4-1 record in their last 5 matches and are hopeful they can build on that success on the road this evening. The Braves on the other hand, are 1-2 in their last 3 and will be looking to build some momentum at home this Wednesday night. So what kind of turnout can MLB sports betting fans expect tonight?

Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves – Wednesday, May 29th     

When: 6:20 pm ET

Where: SunTrust Park, Atlanta, Georgia

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: MLB TV

MLB Baseball Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Nationals +1½ (-140) 10 (-115) +150
Braves -1½ (+120) 10 (-105) -160
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Washington Nationals        

The Nationals enter tonight’s contest sporting a 23-32 record that ranks them 4th overall in the NL East. At the present time the Philadelphia Phillies lead the division with a 32-22 record, placing Washington 9 ½ games behind them. With this in mind, it’s clear that Washington isn’t making a push for the No. 2 spot anytime soon. However, will Washington be able to turn their record around? All in all, the Nats have been far too inconsistent this season to seriously expect this out of them. Nevertheless, Anibal Sanchez is the man tasked with getting the win this evening. But since Sanchez enters this evening’s matchup with a 0-6 record as well as a 5.10 ERA and a 1.68 WHIP, it’s not looking too good for Washington.

Players to Watch: Adam Eaton (5 HR, 15 RBI, .270 BA), Victor Robles (8 HR, 20 RBI, .242 BA), and Brian Dozier (7 HR, 16 RBI, .205 BA).

Atlanta Braves   

The Braves tumble into tonight’s action flashing a 30-25 record that pegs them as the 2nd best team in the NL East. As aforementioned, the Phillies currently lead the division. Right now they own a 2 ½ game lead over Atlanta so their lead isn’t all that secure. However, Atlanta has lost two out of their last 3 and really needs to assert themselves this evening. Kevin Gausman is the one tasked with leading the charge this Wednesday night. He enters the contest with a 2-3 record as well as a 4.33 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Ozzie Albies (7 HR, 24 RBI, .263 BA), Freddie Freeman (13 HR, 32 RBI, .311 BA), and Ronald Acuna Jr. (11 HR, 31 RBI, .275 BA).

Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 7 of Washington’s last 9 games played on a Wednesday.
  • Washington are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta.
  • Washington has posted a 12-15 ATS record when playing on the road this season.
  • Atlanta are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home.
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta’s last 10 games against an opponent in the National League.
  • Atlanta has posted a 12-15 ATS record when playing at home this season.

Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves matchup? All things considered, taking Atlanta at home is the only way to bet here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 7-2 Atlanta.