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    The Atlanta Braves (96-58) will attempt to keep a three-game win streak going when they visit the Washington Nationals (53-100) on Tuesday at 7:05 PM ET. The Braves are favored (-213) over the Nationals (+178). Atlanta has Kyle Muller starting, and Washington counters with Paolo Espino.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 27, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: Washington D.C.
    • Stadium: Nationals Park
    Braves vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Braves -213 8

    Braves Stats & Trends

    Braves Batting

    • The Braves average 1.5 home runs per game to rank second in baseball with 230 total home runs.
    • The Braves’ .253 batting average is eighth-best in the majors.
    • The Braves rank eighth in the league with a .318 on-base percentage.
    • Braves hitters strike out 9.2 times per game, the 28th-most in baseball.
    • The Braves average 1.5 homers per game when playing on the road this season (112 total in road contests).
    • The Braves have a .436 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.5 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The club is batting .251 with 671 hits (8.8 per game) on the road this season.

    Braves Key Batters

    • Austin Riley has 164 hits, which is best among Atlanta hitters this season, while batting .278 with 77 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Riley’s batting average ranks 31st, his on-base percentage ranks 32nd, and he is fifth in slugging.
    • Matt Olson is batting .234 with 43 doubles, 29 home runs and 71 walks.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Olson’s batting average places him 112th, his on-base percentage 80th, and his slugging percentage 46th.
    • Olson brings a two-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is hitting .214 with a double, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
    • Dansby Swanson has hit 22 homers with a team-high .441 SLG this season.
    • Michael Harris II has 19 home runs, 62 RBI and a batting average of .305 this season.
    • Harris II takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with a double, a home run, two walks and three RBI.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals rank 27th in Major League Baseball with just 130 home runs as a team.
    • The Nationals have a team batting average of .250 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.
    • The Nationals have an OBP of .312 this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.
    • The Nationals rank third in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.5 whiffs per contest.
    • In 75 games at home this season, they’ve hit 72 homers, an average of 1.0 per contest.
    • In 75 home games this season, they’re slugging .381 with 194 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 75 home games this season, they have a batting average of .240 while averaging 7.9 base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Lane Thomas has racked up 116 hits, a team-best for the Nationals.
    • Including all qualifying players, Thomas ranks 84th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 114th and he is 70th in slugging.
    • Thomas takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .200 with a double, a home run, a walk and two RBI.
    • Cesar Hernandez is slugging .318 to lead his team.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Hernandez is 85th in batting average, 100th in on-base percentage and 132nd in slugging percentage.
    • Nelson Cruz is batting .234 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 49 walks.
    • Luke Voit leads his team with a .315 on-base percentage.

    Braves vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Muller Espino
    0 GS 17
    0-0 W-L 0-7
    ERA 4.17
    0 IP 108.0
    0 BB 22
    0 SO 87

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