Braves vs Nationals Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Tuesday, September 20

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The Washington Nationals (51-96) play the Atlanta Braves (91-55), who will be trying to build on a four-game winning streak, Tuesday at 7:20 PM ET, at Truist Park. Charlie Morton (8-6) is the starter for the Braves, and Patrick Corbin (6-18) for the Nationals.

Oddsmakers have made the Braves heavy favorites at home (-341). The Nationals are +267 as the road underdogs. The total in this contest is 8.5.

Braves vs. Nationals Odds

Run Line

Atlanta Braves (-1.5)

Moneyline

Braves (-341)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -114, Under: -106)

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

  • Game Day: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Stadium: Truist Park

Braves Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Ozzie Albies 10 Day Injury List Finger
Ehire Adrianza 10 Day Injury List Quadricep
Chadwick Tromp 10 Day Injury List Quadricep
Kirby Yates 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Luke Jackson 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Manny Piña 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Adam Duvall 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Darren O’Day 60 Day Injury List Calf

Nationals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Keibert Ruiz 10 Day Injury List Groin
Cade Cavalli 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Victor Arano 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Yadiel Hernandez 60 Day Injury List Calf
Jackson Tetreault 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Evan Lee 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Tanner Rainey 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Joe Ross 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Sean Doolittle 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Carter Kieboom 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Will Harris 60 Day Injury List Pectoral
Stephen Strasburg 60 Day Injury List Ribs

Last Time Out: Braves and Nationals

These teams meet again after the Braves beat the Nationals 5-2 yesterday. Kyle Wright registered the win for the Braves (6.00 IP, 2 R, 8 H, 7 K), and Austin Riley led the way offensively (1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI). Cory Abbott (4.00 IP, 4 R, 6 H, 0 K) took the loss for the Nationals.

Betting Trends

Braves Betting Records and Team Stats

The Braves have entered the game as favorites 119 times this season and won 83, or 69.7%, of those games. This season, Atlanta has won two of its three games when favored by at least -341 on the moneyline. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Braves have a 77.3% chance to win. So far this season, Atlanta and its opponents have hit the over in 75 of their 150 games with a total. The Braves are 77-73-0 ATS in their 150 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Austin Riley 145 .278 (33) .350 (33) .548 (5) 5.9% (5) 24.2% (104) 7.9% (79)
Matt Olson 147 .235 (110) .320 (85) .458 (38) 4.4% (33) 23.8% (98) 10.6% (30)
Dansby Swanson 147 .279 (31) .334 (60) .438 (60) 3.2% (64) 26.3% (119) 7.4% (83)
Michael Harris 101 .305 (-) .343 (-) .537 (-) 4.7% (-) 24.3% (-) 4.2% (-)
Ronald Acuña Jr. 109 .271 (41) .359 (24) .420 (74) 2.7% (82) 23.5% (93) 10.1% (41)

Nationals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Nationals have come away with 43 wins in the 131 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Washington has a mark of 6-2 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by +267 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 27.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Washington and their opponents have hit the over in 70 of their 150 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The Nationals have posted a record of 68-82-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Lane Thomas 131 .251 (74) .306 (106) .422 (70) 3.3% (60) 24.0% (102) 6.8% (100)
César Hernández 136 .250 (77) .313 (93) .323 (130) 0.2% (132) 18.3% (52) 7.3% (88)
Luke Voit 122 .238 (103) .325 (70) .423 (69) 4.1% (41) 30.6% (131) 10.5% (33)
Nelson Cruz 129 .234 (113) .313 (93) .337 (125) 2.0% (107) 23.6% (94) 9.7% (47)
Luis Garcia 80 .281 (-) .298 (-) .415 (-) 1.9% (-) 21.0% (-) 2.5% (-)

Braves vs. Nationals Picks and Predictions

Our pick for Braves vs. Nationals sees the Braves (-341 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the total, we recommend betting on the over on 8.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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