Washington Nationals vs. Milwaukee Brewers - 9/1/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Brewers (76-60) at Washington Nationals (67-68)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 7:05 pm (Nationals Park)
C Anderson (9-7) (4.04) vs. S Strasburg (7-7) (4.15)
The Line: Washington Nationals -155 / Milwaukee Brewers +145 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN, FS-Wisconsin
The Milwaukee Brewers continue their road series at the Washington Nationals in a Saturday MLB matchup.
The Milwaukee Brewers are shooting for back to back wins at Washington after a 4-1 decision on Friday. Milwaukee starter Jhoulys Chacin allowed a run on six hits and two BB in 6.1 innings to get the win.
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The Brewers banged out six hits with Jesus Aguilar and Erik Kratz smacking solo homers while Travis Shaw clubbed a two run bomb.
Chase Anderson toes the rubber at Washington on Saturday. Anderson is gunning for back to back wins after downing Pittsburgh 7-4 where he allowed four runs over five frames.
The Washington Nationals never found the offensive groove Friday and couldn’t score with the bases loaded in the 9th. Washington starter Tanner Roark took the loss with all four runs plated on six hits including three homers in six frames.
The Nationals totaled nine hits and four walks with Anthony Rendon singling in Adam Eaton in the first inning.
Stephen Strasburg toes the rubber against visiting Milwaukee on Saturday. Strasburg comes off of a 5-3 win at Philadelphia with two runs given up in six innings pitched.
Milwaukee are 5-2 in their last 7 overall and are 1-4 in Anderson’s last 5 road starts. Washington are 61-22 in Strasburg’s last 83 starts and are 2-5 in Strasburg’s last 7 home starts. Milwaukee are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings and over is 7-3-1 in the last 11 meetings in Washington.
Neither hurler has stood out in this matchup so I’ll just go with the better odds…