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Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers 08/21/2021 Predictions, MLB Picks and Preview
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers 08/21/2021 – The Washington Nationals are now on a three-game winning streak and they hope to extend that on the road. They will be facing the tough Milwaukee Brewers for the second time in two days this Saturday, August 21. The game begins at exactly 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown on live television by FS1 inside the American Family Field in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. MLB.TV subscribers can enjoy the game through an online live stream. The Milwaukee Brewers were caught off-guard by the Washington Nationals with MLB odds seeing them taking this win and bouncing back from the loss.
Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers 08/21/2021
The Washington Nationals are currently fifth to the last in the National League standings. The only teams that are worse than them in the league are the Chicago Cubs, Miami Marlins, Pittsburgh Pirates and Arizona Diamondbacks. This team looks like it will be picking it up already as they are coming to this next game on a three-game winning streak. They limited the Milwaukee Brewers to only one RBI during their most recent win. Lane Thomas was the player who scored two RBIs while the two others were Josh Bell and Riley Adams. Patrick Corbin pitched for six innings and was able to have seven strikeouts.
Players to watch: Juan Soto LF (GP 109, AB 362, R 79, H 110, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 66, TB 187, BB 92, SO 73, SB 6, AVG 0.304, OBP 0.443, SLG 0.517, OPS 0.96, WAR 4.9), Josh Bell 1B (GP 104, AB 357, R 56, H 86, 2B 16, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 65, TB 164, BB 32, SO 79, SB 0, AVG 0.241, OBP 0.304, SLG 0.459, OPS 0.763, WAR 0.8).
The Milwaukee Brewers have been sitting on the top three in the National League with their record at 74-49. There are only three teams that are above them in the MLB and they are the San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays. This team seems to be in a bad funk as they lost back-to-back matches after having a four-game winning streak. Avisail Garcia was the only player who scored against the Washington Nationals during the bottom of the seventh inning and it helped them avoid a shutout. The main pitcher Brett Anderson struggled by doing just three strikeouts in five innings.
Players to watch: Avisail Garcia CF (GP 107, AB 374, R 57, H 102, 2B 15, 3B 0, HR 23, RBI 72, TB 186, BB 31, SO 93, SB 6, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.34, SLG 0.497, OPS 0.837, WAR 2.3), Luis Urias 3B (GP 113, AB 366, R 60, H 90, 2B 22, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 55, TB 162, BB 45, SO 87, SB 5, AVG 0.246, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.443, OPS 0.781, WAR 2.1).
Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Numbers
Washington are 4-12 SU in their last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games.
Washington Nationals vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Picks
The Milwaukee Brewers were not themselves during the last two games and having the home field advantage will put them as the favored team in the top online sportsbook to bounce back in this game against the Washington Nationals.
Prediction: 5-2, Brewers win.