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Nationals bring 4-game losing streak into matchup against the Braves

Atlanta Braves (35-25, second in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (27-35, fourth in the NL East)

Washington; Friday, 6:45 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Chris Sale (8-1, 3.06 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, 82 strikeouts); Nationals: Jake Irvin (3-5, 3.39 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 60 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Braves -207, Nationals +171; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals will try to end their four-game slide when they play the Atlanta Braves.

Washington has a 27-35 record overall and a 10-17 record in home games. The Nationals are 12-25 in games when they have allowed a home run.