Milwaukee Brewers vs. Washington Nationals - 9/3/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Nationals (82-53) at Milwaukee Brewers (71-65)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 2:10 pm (Miller Park)
E Jackson (5-3) (3.33) vs. () ()
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers / Washington Nationals --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSWI, MASN
The Washington Nationals and Milwaukee Brewers meet Sunday in MLB action at Miller Park.
The Washington Nationals look for another win after winning five of their last seven games. The Nationals have scored six runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Washington Nationals have won seven of their last 10 games when scoring at least one run. Daniel Murphy leads the Nationals with 147 hits and 84 RBI while Ryan Zimmerman and Anthony Rendon have combined for 265 hits and 175 RBI. Edwin Jackson gets the ball, and he is 5-3 with a 3.33 ERA and 37 strikeouts this season. Jackson is 6-8 with a 3.92 ERA and 75 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
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The Milwaukee Brewers need another winter winning five of their last seven games. The Brewers have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last nine games. The Milwaukee Brewers have lost five of their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Travis Shaw leads the Brewers with 124 hits and 83 RBI while Domingo Santana and Orlando Arcia have combined for 240 hits and 108 RBI. Brent Suter gets the ball, and he is 2-2 with a 3.79 ERA and 49 strikeouts this season. This will be Suter’s first career game against the Nationals.
The Nationals are 9-3 in their last 12 Sunday games, 44-20 in their last 64 during game 4 of a series and 2-5 in Jacksons last 7 road starts. The Brewers are 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter, 7-1 in their last 8 home games and 5-1 in their last 6 games on grass. The Nationals are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Milwaukee.
Jackson has found a nice home in Washington, as he has an ERA of 2.94 in 49 innings since coming over from Baltimore. Suter has had his moments as well this season, but he's allowed a combined 13 runs in his last three games. With Jackson pitching as well as he has in years, this is a game where you have to like the Washington Nationals to get the job done.