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    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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