Braves vs Nationals Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – September 27, 2022

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The Washington Nationals (53-100) will host the Atlanta Braves (95-58), Tuesday at 7:05 PM ET, with the Braves on a three-game winning streak. The Braves will hand the ball to Kyle Muller (1-1), and the Nationals will turn to Paolo Espino (0-7).

Even on the road at the Nationals (+199), the Braves are a heavy moneyline favorite (-239).
The total for this contest is 8.5.

Braves vs. Nationals Odds

Run Line

Atlanta Braves (-1.5)

Moneyline

Braves (-239)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -121, Under: +100)

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

  • Game Day: Tuesday, September 27, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Stadium: Nationals Park

Braves Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Ozzie Albies 10 Day Injury List Finger
Chadwick Tromp 10 Day Injury List Quadricep
Kirby Yates 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Spencer Strider 15 Day Injury List Oblique
Adam Duvall 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Darren O’Day 60 Day Injury List Calf
Manny Piña 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Luke Jackson 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ronald Acuña Jr. Day-to-day Back

Nationals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Keibert Ruiz 10 Day Injury List Groin
Victor Arano 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Cade Cavalli 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
Yadiel Hernandez 60 Day Injury List Calf
Sean Doolittle 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Joe Ross 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Carter Kieboom 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jackson Tetreault 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Evan Lee 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Braves and Nationals

Yesterday, the Braves claimed an 8-0 victory over the Nationals, with Bryce Elder (9.00 IP, 0 R, 6 H, 6 K) registering the win for the Braves. Marcell Ozuna finished 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBI to lead the offensive attack. Cory Abbott (5.00 IP, 4 R, 3 H, 7 K) picked up the loss for the Nationals.

Betting Trends

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Braves have been favored 125 times and won 87, or 69.6%, of those games. Atlanta is 20-5 this season when entering a game favored by -239 or more on the moneyline. The Braves have a 70.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Atlanta and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 78 of their 157 opportunities. The Braves are 79-78-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley 152 .278 (31) .351 (32) .537 (6) 5.6% (10) 24.1% (102) 8.0% (77)
Matt Olson 154 .234 (108) .319 (79) .456 (46) 4.4% (32) 24.4% (105) 10.7% (29)
Dansby Swanson 154 .279 (29) .331 (59) .441 (57) 3.3% (60) 26.5% (119) 7.1% (90)
Michael Harris 108 .305 (-) .345 (-) .532 (-) 4.6% (-) 24.1% (-) 4.6% (-)
Ronald Acuña Jr. 114 .269 (46) .355 (28) .412 (79) 2.6% (87) 23.6% (94) 10.0% (41)

Nationals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Nationals have been victorious in 45, or 32.8%, of the 137 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. This season, Washington has been victorious 15 times in 37 chances when named as an underdog of at least +199 or worse on the moneyline. The Nationals have an implied victory probability of 33.4% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup. Contests with Washington have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 70 of 156 chances this season. In 156 games with a line this season, the Nationals have a mark of 71-85-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Lane Thomas 137 .246 (86) .301 (117) .418 (74) 3.3% (60) 24.3% (103) 6.8% (100)
César Hernández 139 .247 (82) .310 (99) .318 (131) 0.2% (132) 18.5% (56) 7.3% (85)
Nelson Cruz 129 .234 (108) .313 (92) .337 (126) 2.0% (109) 23.6% (94) 9.7% (46)
Luke Voit 128 .229 (117) .315 (88) .405 (89) 3.9% (46) 31.3% (132) 10.1% (37)
Joey Meneses 47 .326 (-) .363 (-) .579 (-) 5.9% (-) 21.6% (-) 5.4% (-)

Braves vs. Nationals Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Braves vs. Nationals sees the Braves (-239 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the total, we prefer the over on 8.5 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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