Milwaukee Brewers vs. Washington Nationals – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Milwaukee Brewers (24-14) host the Washington Nationals (13-26) to kick off a three-game series at American Family Field, with first pitch at 8:10 PM ET on Friday. The Brewers are on the back of a series victory over the Braves, and the Nationals a series loss to the Marlins.

The favored Brewers (-170 on the moneyline to win) host the Nationals (+150). The Milwaukee Brewers will give the start to Eric Lauer (3-1, 4.24 ERA) looking for win No. 4 on the season, and the Nationals will counter with Erick Fedde (2-2, 4.24). The matchup has an over/under set at 8.5 total runs.

Brewers vs. Nationals Predictions

Brewers vs. Nationals Betting Odds

Brewers vs Nationals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Brewers -170 +150 8.5 -105 -115 -1.5 +115 -135

Brewers vs. Nationals Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • Milwaukee went 5-4 across the nine games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 matchups, the Brewers and their opponents combined to hit the over on the run total seven times (all 10 games had set totals).
  • Milwaukee has gone 1-9-0 against the spread over its past 10 games.


  • Washington has played as the underdog in 10 of its past 10 games and has gone 3-7 in those contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Nationals and their opponents have combined to hit the over five times.
  • Over its last 10 games, Washington is 4-6-0 against the spread.

Brewers vs. Nationals Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Eric Lauer

  • The Brewers have a 4-2-0 record against the spread in Lauer’s starts.
  • The Brewers are 4-1 in Lauer’s five starts this season with Milwaukee as the moneyline favorite.
  • Lauer’s team is 5-1 in his six starts.
  • Lauer has started six contests with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in three of them.

Projected starter: Erick Fedde

  • Fedde’s team is 6-1-0 against the spread in his starts this season.
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Washington has a record of 4-2 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Fedde’s team has a 4-3 record in his starts this season.
  • In Fedde’s seven starts with a total, the teams have hit the over four times.

Brewers Batting Leaders

  • Christian Yelich is batting .237 with eight doubles, a triple, five home runs and 19 walks.
  • Among hitters in MLB play, Yelich ranks 51st in homers and 43rd in RBI.
  • Rowdy Tellez’s 30 runs batted in lead his team.
  • Tellez ranks 16th in home runs and fifth in RBI this season.
  • Kolten Wong is batting .246 with six doubles, three triples, three home runs and 13 walks.
  • Wong brings a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .263 with a triple, two home runs, four walks and three RBI.
  • Hunter Renfroe has hit nine home runs while hitting .250. Both lead his team.
  • Renfroe enters this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .389 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and three RBI.

Brewers Batting Leaders

  • Juan Soto leads Washington in home runs this season with eight while driving in 11 runs.
  • Soto’s home run total ranks 16th in the majors, and he is 165th in RBI.
  • Josh Bell leads Washington in batting average (.316) and runs batted in (22) this season while also slugging four homers.
  • Among all MLB hitters, Bell ranks 74th in home runs and 24th in RBI.
  • Yadiel Hernandez has 34 hits this season and a slash line of .327/.366/.490.
  • Hernandez brings a five-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .300 with a home run, a walk and five RBI.
  • Maikel Franco has 39 hits and an OBP of .287 to go with a slugging percentage of .389 this season.
  • Franco has hit safely in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .227 with a double, a home run and three RBI.

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