Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the Atlanta Braves (97-58) into a matchup with the Washington Nationals (53-101) following his two-home run showing in an 8-2 win over the Nationals. The Braves are moneyline favorites (-222) in this game against the underdog Nationals (+184), which begins at 7:05 PM ET on Wednesday. Atlanta’s Jake Odorizzi starts against Washington’s Josiah Gray.

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Game Info, Betting Lines for Braves vs. Nationals

  • Game Day: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Stadium: Nationals Park
Braves vs Nationals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
Braves -222 8.5

Braves Stats & Trends

Braves Batting

  • The Braves are second-best in MLB play with 233 total home runs.
  • The Braves’ .253 batting average is seventh-best in the majors.
  • The Braves rank eighth in baseball with a .318 on-base percentage.
  • The Braves’ 9.2 strikeouts per game are the third-most in the league.
  • The Braves average 1.5 homers per game when playing away from home this season (115 total in road contests).
  • The Braves are slugging .438 with 3.5 extra-base hits per game away from home.
  • The club is batting .251 with 681 hits (8.8 per game) on the road this season.

Braves Key Batters

  • Austin Riley leads Atlanta with 164 hits, batting .276 this season with 77 extra-base hits.
  • Riley ranks 33rd in batting average, 33rd in on-base percentage, and seventh in slugging among all qualifying hitters in baseball.
  • Matt Olson is batting .234 with 43 doubles, 29 home runs and 72 walks.
  • Olson ranks 112th in batting average, 80th in on-base percentage and 48th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
  • Olson has picked up at least one hit in three games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .200 with a double, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
  • Dansby Swanson leads Atlanta in slugging percentage (.439) powered by 54 extra-base hits.
  • Michael Harris II is batting .306 with a .346 OBP and 64 RBI for Atlanta this season.
  • Harris II takes a four-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with a double, a triple, a home run, two walks and five RBI.

Nationals Stats & Trends

Nationals Batting

  • The Nationals’ 131 home runs rank 26th in MLB this season.
  • The Nationals rank 11th in MLB with a .249 team batting average.
  • The Nationals have the 18th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.312).
  • The Nationals rank third in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.5 whiffs per contest.
  • They’ve hit 73 homers, an average of 1 per game, in 76 home contests this season.
  • They have a team slugging percentage of .380 in home games this season with 197 extra-base hits.
  • In home games this season, they’re batting .239 with 7.9 base hits per contest.

Nationals Key Batters

  • Lane Thomas has 117 hits, a team-high for the Nationals.
  • Including all the qualified players in MLB, Thomas’ batting average is 85th, his on-base percentage is 115th, and he is 74th in slugging.
  • Thomas takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .238 with a double, a home run and an RBI.
  • Cesar Hernandez is slugging .315 to pace his team.
  • Hernandez is 92nd in batting average, 105th in on-base percentage and 133rd in slugging percentage in the majors.
  • Luke Voit has a team-best .317 on-base percentage.
  • Nelson Cruz is batting .234 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 49 walks.

Braves vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

Odorizzi Gray
20 GS 27
5-6 W-L 7-10
4.61 ERA 5.17
97.2 IP 142.2
31 BB 64
79 SO 152
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