mlb 19GAME: Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 19 – 7:05 PM EST

WHERE: Nationals Park, Washington DC

Pitching Matchup: Atlanta- Gavin Floyd (R) vs Washington - Jordan Zimmermann (R)

LATEST ODDS: Nationals -140 Total 7.5

MLB Pick of the Day Record: 10-13 -521

Tonight the Atlanta Braves invade Nationals Park, Washington DC for a crucial 4 game weekend series that is going to have implications in the Eastern Division of the National League at the end of the season. During their road trip of 10 games, the Washington Nationals somehow managed to match both their longest winning (4 games) and losing streaks (4 games) of the season. The Nationals own Major League Baseball’s 4th best run differential at +37 277 for, 240 against. With a 2.41 (54 earn runs in 201.1 frames), the Nationals relievers pace Major League Baseball in bullpen earn run average in front of the bull pens of the Padres (2.57) and Mariners (2.70) rank 2nd and 3rd, respectively. Washington is getting better with their gloves since the season started. Let’s take a closer look:

Mar./Apr. (28 games) ....................... .975 26 19
May (26 games) ................................ .980 20 13
June (14 games) ............................... .991 5 2

As for the Atlanta Braves, they are 6 and 9 in the month of June after going 13-16 in May and 17-9 in March/April. The Braves went 3 and 4 on their most recent away trip to the Arizona Diamondbacks (1-2) and the Colorado Rockies (2-2). The Tomahawks will be going against Right Hand Starter Jordon Zimmermann who is a record of 5 and with a earn run average of 2.98 this season. Zimmermann owns a 3 and 1 record versus Atlanta.

MLB Pick: Washington -150