Nationals vs. Braves - 9/6/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (54-80) at Washington Nationals (69-65)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 1:35 pm (Nationals Park)
Manny Banuelos (1-3) (3.33) vs. Joe Ross (5-5) (3.50)
The Line: Washington Nationals -245 / Atlanta Braves +225 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Washington Nationals look to sweep the Atlanta Braves Sunday afternoon.
The Atlanta Braves look to snap an 11-game losing streak. The Braves have scored five runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six straight games. The Braves have lost 15 straight when scoring three or less runs. Nick Markakis leads Atlanta with 153 hits and 48 RBI while Cameron Maybin and Andrelton Simmons have combined for 86 RBI. The Atlanta Braves have lost 12 straight road games. Manny Banuelos gets the ball, and he’s 1-3 with a 3.33 ERA and 16 strikeouts this season. This is Banuelos’ second career game against the Nationals.
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The Washington Nationals look for a win after winning six of their last eight games. The Nationals have scored 28 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight straight games. The Nationals have won seven of their last 10 when scoring more than three runs. Bryce Harper leads Washington with 146 hits and 82 RBI while Yunel Escobar and Ian Desmond have combined for 96 RBI. The Washington Nationals have won five straight home games. Joe Ross takes the hill, and he’s 5-5 with a 3.50 ERA and 68 strikeouts this season. This is Ross’ first career game against the Braves.
The Braves are 14-42 in their last 56 games as a road underdog and 1-5 in their last 6 during game 4 of a series. The Nationals are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. a team with a losing record and 4-1 in Ross' last 5 home starts. The Braves are 3-13 in the last 16 meetings in Washington.
Same team, different day, same pick. If you've been following along, you know I've been picking aganst the Braves for about a month now. Our pockets are getting fat.