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    Carlos Santana leads the Milwaukee Brewers (83-64) into a matchup with the Washington Nationals (65-83) after he homered twice in a 5-3 win over the Nationals. The Brewers are moneyline favorites (-276) against the Nationals (+225) in this outing, which starts at 7:10 PM ET on Saturday. Milwaukee’s Corbin Burnes and Washington’s Trevor Williams will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Brewers vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Stadium: American Family Field
    Brewers vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Brewers -276 8

    How Do I Watch the Brewers vs. the Nationals?

    • TV Channel: BSWI

    Brewers Stats & Trends

    Brewers Batting

    • The Brewers are 23rd in baseball with 150 home runs. They average one per game.
    • Milwaukee is 25th in MLB with a .238 batting average.
    • The Brewers are 19th in baseball with a .317 on-base percentage.
    • Milwaukee strikes out 8.9 times per game, the No. 19 average in baseball.
    • The Brewers have hit 87 home runs at home this season (1.2 per game).
    • Milwaukee is slugging .408 with 2.8 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 7.9 hits per game and is batting .244 at home this season.

    Brewers Key Batters

    • Christian Yelich has an OPS of .799, fueled by an OBP of .363 to go with a slugging percentage of .436. He has a .272 batting average, as well.
    • He ranks 38th in batting average, 20th in on-base percentage, and 76th in slugging among all qualified hitters in baseball.
    • Santana is hitting .236 with 29 doubles, 21 home runs and 60 walks. He’s slugging .420 with an on-base percentage of .316.
    • His batting average is 118th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 101st, and his slugging percentage 89th.
    • Santana takes a two-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is hitting .278 with two home runs, three walks and two RBI.
    • William Contreras leads Milwaukee with 136 hits. He is batting .282 this season and 51 of his hits have gone for extra bases.
    • Contreras heads into this matchup with three games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is batting .313 with a double, a home run, four walks and four RBI.
    • Willy Adames has been key for Milwaukee with 108 hits, an OBP of .303 plus a slugging percentage of .408.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals’ 136 home runs rank 29th in MLB this season.
    • Washington has a team batting average of .254 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.
    • The Nationals have the 21st-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.314).
    • Washington is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking second with an average of 7.1 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1 home runs per game in their 74 road contests this season.
    • Washington has a team slugging percentage of .388 in away games this season with 210 extra-base hits.
    • In 74 road games this season, they have a batting average of .244 while averaging 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Lane Thomas has racked up a slugging percentage of .476 and has 156 hits, both team-best figures for the Nationals. He’s batting .275 and with an on-base percentage of .323.
    • Including all the qualified players in MLB, his batting average is 31st, his on-base percentage is 88th, and he is 37th in slugging.
    • C.J. Abrams has 22 doubles, five triples, 18 home runs and 27 walks while batting .247. He’s slugging .417 with an on-base percentage of .301.
    • His batting average ranks 101st among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 125th, and he is 94th in slugging.
    • Joey Meneses is hitting .278 with 34 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 36 walks.
    • Keibert Ruiz has 20 doubles, 17 home runs and 30 walks while batting .256.

    Brewers vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Corbin Burnes (MIL) Pitcher Trevor Williams (WSH)
    9 – 8 W/L 6 – 10
    179 IP 139
    3.47 ERA 5.44
    1.056 WHIP 1.547
    9.1 K/9 6.9
    3 BB/9 3.2

    Brewers vs. Nationals Injury Updates

    • Brewers: Blake Perkins: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Jesse Winker: 10 Day IL (Back), Eric Lauer: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Julio Teheran: 15 Day IL (Hip), Jean Carlos Mejía: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Darin Ruf: 60 Day IL (Knee), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Lat), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum), Corbin Burnes: day-to-day (Ankle)
    • Nationals: Riley Adams: 10 Day IL (Wrist), MacKenzie Gore: 15 Day IL (Finger), Carl Edwards Jr.: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Victor Robles: 60 Day IL (Back), Stone Garrett: 60 Day IL (Leg), Stephen Strasburg: 60 Day IL (Ribs/shoulder), Tanner Rainey: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Cade Cavalli: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Victor Arano: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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