Braves vs Nationals Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 17

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On Sunday, the Atlanta Braves (55-37) are visiting the Washington Nationals (30-63), at 1:35 PM ET. The Braves have taken three in a row. Spencer Strider (4-2) is the starter for the Braves, and Erasmo Ramirez (1-1) for the Nationals.

The Braves, even as the road team, are heavily favored (-287) to defeat the Nationals (+232). The game’s total is set at 9.

Braves vs. Nationals Odds

Run Line

Atlanta Braves (-1.5)

Moneyline

Braves (-287)

Total

9 Runs (Over: -112, Under: -109)

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When, Where, at What Time is Braves vs. Nationals

  • Game Day: Sunday, July 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:35 PM ET
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Stadium: Nationals Park

Braves Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Manny Piña 10 Day Injury List Wrist
Darren O’Day 15 Day Injury List Calf
Ozzie Albies 60 Day Injury List Foot
Mike Soroka 60 Day Injury List Achilles
Kirby Yates 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Luke Jackson 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Nationals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Victor Arano 15 Day Injury List Knee
Josh Rogers 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Reed Garrett 15 Day Injury List Bicep
Evan Lee 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Tanner Rainey 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Will Harris 60 Day Injury List Pectoral
Stephen Strasburg 60 Day Injury List Ribs
Sean Doolittle 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Joe Ross 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Carter Kieboom 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Seth Romero 60 Day Injury List Calf
Jackson Tetreault 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Braves and Nationals

These clubs meet again after the Braves beat the Nationals 6-3 yesterday. Max Fried picked up the win for the Braves (7 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 4 K), and Michael Harris led the way offensively (2-for-3 with a double). Paolo Espino (5 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 5 K) was credited with the loss for the Nationals.

Betting Trends

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

The Braves have been favorites in 71 games this season and won 48 (67.6%) of those contests. Atlanta has played as a favorite of -287 or more twice this season and won both games. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Braves have a 74.2% chance to win. So far this season, Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in 45 of their 93 games with a total. The Braves are 46-47-0 against the spread in their 93 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley 91 .284 (34) .346 (46) .577 (6) 6.8% (7) 25.5% (125) 7.1% (104)
Matt Olson 93 .255 (77) .341 (56) .488 (25) 4.1% (43) 24.1% (111) 11.4% (33)
Dansby Swanson 93 .291 (27) .349 (43) .479 (31) 3.8% (53) 26.2% (132) 7.4% (95)
Marcell Ozuna 89 .221 (135) .278 (144) .407 (91) 4.6% (29) 22.2% (96) 7% (106)
Travis d’Arnaud 63 .261 (-) .310 (-) .461 (-) 4.3% (-) 20.2% (-) 4.3% (-)

Nationals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Nationals have been victorious in 23, or 29.5%, of the 78 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. Washington has played as an underdog of +232 or more just one time this year and came away with a loss in that game. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 30.1% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Contests with Washington have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 45 of 93 chances this season. In 93 games with a line this season, the Nationals have a mark of 39-54-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Juan Soto 90 .250 (88) .406 (4) .490 (24) 4.9% (25) 13.9% (22) 20.3% (1)
Josh Bell 92 .314 (8) .392 (8) .509 (18) 3.4% (64) 13.7% (19) 10.6% (44)
Nelson Cruz 88 .242 (102) .324 (85) .361 (134) 2.3% (104) 22.3% (97) 10.3% (50)
César Hernández 92 .244 (99) .306 (115) .307 (152) 0% (154) 17.8% (56) 7.3% (100)
Keibert Ruiz 72 .251 (83) .312 (103) .350 (140) 1% (145) 10.4% (6) 7.3% (100)

Braves vs. Nationals Picks and Predictions

Our pick for this matchup is the Braves to pick up the win (-287 on the moneyline), while we project the scoring will go over the total (9 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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