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Nationals come into matchup with the Braves on losing streak

Atlanta Braves (34-25, second in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (27-34, third in the NL East)

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

PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Reynaldo Lopez (3-2, 1.73 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 55 strikeouts); Nationals: Mitchell Parker (4-3, 3.60 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 43 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Braves -179, Nationals +147; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals will try to stop their three-game slide when they take on the Atlanta Braves.

Washington is 27-34 overall and 10-16 in home games. The Nationals have gone 19-6 in games when they scored five or more runs.