2015 Season MLB Baseball Past Picks
May 09, 2015
This pick was released to clients on May 09, 2022 at 11:31AM ET.
Atlanta at Washington
Saturday 05/09 04:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Washington -142 (moneyline) (risk 1.5 to return 2.56) RESULT: WIN
Slumping Atlanta has a losing road record and the Braves have dropped 11 of their last 17 games. Atlanta is 18-38 on the road against a team with a winning home record. They face a surging Washington squad that has won 8 of 10. This is the fifth straight home game for Washington. RF Bryce Harper has led the surge with five homers and 10 RBI in his past two games. The Nationals have strong righty Doug Fister (2-1, 2.61) on the hill and the Nationals are 10-2 in Fister's last 12 starts as a home favorite. Washington is also 55-23 at home against a team with a losing record. The Nationals have scored 39 runs in four games against Atlanta this season and the Braves are 1-5 in this park. Take Washington.