Nationals vs Braves: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 5, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 5, 2021

The Washington Nationals are moneyline favorites (-157) to begin their season with a home win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday at 4:05 PM ET. Neither team has named a starting pitcher for the contest yet.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 4, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Nationals vs Braves Betting Lines

Nationals Betting Insights

  • The Nationals entered a game as favorites 27 times last season and won 12, or 44.4%, of those games.
  • Washington was 8-9 last season when entering a game favored by -157 or more on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 58.7% chance of a victory for the Nationals.
  • Washington and its opponents went over the total last season in 30 of their 56 opportunities.

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Braves Betting Insights

  • The Braves won in five, or 31.2%, of the 16 contests they were named as odds-on underdogs in last year.
  • Last year, Atlanta won two of four games when listed as at least +133 on the moneyline.
  • The Braves have an implied victory probability of 41.3% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Atlanta and its opponents went over the total last season in 31 of their 59 opportunities.

Nationals Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 0-0
Home 0-0
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 0-0
vs RHP (Starters) 0-0
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 0-0

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Braves Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 0-3
Home 0-0
Road 0-3
vs LHP (Starters) 0-0
vs RHP (Starters) 0-3
Day Games 0-3
Night Games 0-0

Nationals Hitting Stats

  • The Nationals ranked 21st in MLB action with 66 home runs last season. They averaged 1.1 per game.
  • The Nationals hit 27 homers at home last season (0.9 per game).
  • Juan Soto slugged 13 homers last season while driving in 37 runs.
  • Trea Turner was a key run producer with a .335 average, 12 homers and 41 RBI.

Braves Hitting Stats

  • The Braves hit 103 homers last season, which ranked second in the league.
  • They hit 57 homers, an average of 1.6 per game, in 35 road contests last season.
  • Marcell Ozuna hit 18 home runs and had 56 runs batted in last season.
  • Freddie Freeman hit .341 a season ago with 73 hits.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Nationals (-157)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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