Braves vs Nationals Picks and Prediction – 6/9/2024

By: Eddie Kline |

Last Updated: 06/08/2024 at 9:46 PM ET

Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals 06/09/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 6/9/2024, 5:35 PM UTC
Latest Odds: ATL -165 ; O/U 9.5

Braves vs Nationals Prediction

In Sunday afternoon MLB action, the Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals will wrap up their weekend series from the nation’s capital. Be ready for the baseball season with all of our MLB predictions. The Braves (35-27) are a game above .500 on the road and trail NL East Division leading Philadelphia by nine games. On Saturday, C Sean Murphy homered and Atlanta batters struck out 13 times during a 7-3 road loss. 

Thirty year old left-hander Max Fried (6-2 2.93 ERA) will head to the hill for the Braves in this contest. Atlanta has won Fried’s last three starts and he has allowed just five runs (3 ER) over his last 24 innings. 

The Washington Nationals have won consecutive games and are a distant third place in the NL East Division standings. During yesterday’s home victory, OF Nick Senzel homered and drove in three runs to power the Washington offense. DH Eddie Rosario added a pair of hits and plated three runs for the Nationals (29-35), who improved to 12-17 at home. 

Rookie left-hander D.J. Herz (0-1 9.00 ERA) will make his second career major league start for the Nationals. In his first start, Hertz (4 IP) gave up seven hits and four runs during a 6-3 home loss versus New York. 

Our Free MLB Pick for Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves

Braves vs Nationals Pick

Atlanta OF Ronald Acuna Jr. suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season. Through 62 games, Atlanta ranks 10th in OPS and 17th in runs scored. For the season, Washington ranks 28th in OPS and 25th in runs scored. Take the over. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Braves win 7-4.

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