Game Wrap - Washington 2-0 Victors Over Braves
Washington's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Atlanta scoreless in a 2-0 victory on Saturday at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -122 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 6.5.
Washington got 7 innings from Stephen Strasburg, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 1 RBI from Jesus Flores in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Brandon Beachy worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Constanza in a losing cause.
Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-4 advantage in hits.
Tyler Clippard pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.