MLB Picks: Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves
Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Braves are minus-175 home favorites in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at 7.5 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this National League East matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
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The Washington Nationals had their five-game winning streak snapped on Thursday, suffering a 4-3 setback to the San Francisco Giants as minus-155 home favorites.
Nationals starting pitcher Taylor Jordan is 0-2 with a 4.22 ERA in four road outings.
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The Atlanta Braves own a 14.5-game lead over the Washington Nationals in the division standings. On Friday, they will look to improve upon their 12-3 record as home favorites of minus-150 to minus-175 this season.
Braves starting pitcher Alex Wood is 1-1 with a 2.39 ERA in nine home appearances in 2013.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Atlanta Braves, as the Washington Nationals are 7-19 in their last 26 games as road underdogs.
MLB Pick: Atlanta Braves -175
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