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The Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Nationals Park.
The Braves will trot Alex Wood out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Wood has a 1-0 record and a 1.29 ERA this season.
Wood's opponent in this one will be Taylor Jordan. The Nationals righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 6-2 winner as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at +138 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Atlanta has won 4 straight games.
Washington has lost 2 straight games.
Atlanta: 4-1 SU
Washington: 3-2 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Washington most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Washington
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Washington's last 16 games when playing Atlanta
Washington is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
Washington is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing Atlanta
Washington is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Atlanta home to NY Mets, Tuesday, April 8
Washington home to Miami, Tuesday, April 8