Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals - 9/11/20 MLB Picks and Prediction
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Atlanta Braves (25-18) at Washington Nationals (16-25)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 11, 2020 at 6:05 pm (Nationals Park)
Josh Tomlin (2-2) (3.77) vs. Erick Fedde (1-3) (5.29)
The Line: Washington Nationals +130 / Atlanta Braves -150 --- Over/Under: 11 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals face off in a National League East showdown at Nationals Park. On Thursday, the Braves found had their offense be strong again and they did enough to come away with a 7-6 victory.
The Braves have been up and down this season, but they have to feel good about how the last two games have gone. Two games ago against the Marlins the Braves offense was elite putting up 29 points and in the last game the offense was strong again. Freddie Freeman has been the star of the show for the Braves hitting ten home runs and driving in 42 Marcell Ozuna has also found success hitting 13 home runs and driving in 37 RBI’s.
On the other side of this matchup is the Washington Nationals who have had some real struggles this year but coming into this game they have won two of their last three games. During the two wins, it was the pitching staff that was the difference putting up only four runs total. The best offensive player this season for the Nationals has been Juan Soto who has hit 11 home runs and driven in 28 RBI’s. Trea Turner has also found success hitting nine home runs and driving in 26 RBI’s.
Josh Tomlin will get the start for the Braves and coming into this game he sits with a 2-2 record and an ERA of 3.77.
Erick Fedde will get the start for the Nationals and coming into this game he sits with a 1-3 record and an ERA of 5.29.
The over is 7-1-3 in the Braves last 11 games as a favorite. The over is 7-1-3 in the Braves last 11 games overall.The Nationals are 4-11 in their last 15 games as an underdog. The over is 18-7-2 in the Nationals last 27 games on grass.
Tomlin hasn’t been lights out this year, but there is no doubt he is the better pitcher in this game. Look for Fedde to get lit up by the Braves and they will have no issue coming away with the victory. Back the Braves on the run line.