The Atlanta Braves are on a 13-game winning streak and will have a chance to add another one when they visit the struggling Washington Nationals on Nationals Park in Washington DC, on June 15, 2022.
- Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves
- MLB – Regular season
- Date – 15/6/2022
- Starting time – 7:05 PM ET
- Venue: Nationals Park, Washington DC
Washington Nationals Stats & Form
The Washington Nationals are at the bottom of the NL East with a 23-41 record.
They have lost 3 of the last 5 games and are coming off two consecutive losses to the Braves.
The Nationals are 20th in the league scoring 4.28 runs per game and are the worst team in the league allowing 5.83 runs per game.
Juan Soto has 12 doubles, 13 home runs and 28 RBI for the Nationals. Josh Bell is 9-for-35 with a double, a triple, two home runs and nine RBI over the last 10 games.
The Nats have lost 37 of the last 52 third games of a series and 81 of the last 120 games overall.
Washington Nationals News
Stephen Strasburg, Hunter Harvey, Victor Arano, Josh Rogers, Alcides Escobar, Mason Thompson, Sean Doolittle, Anibal Sanchez, Will Harris, Seth Romero, Carter Kieboom and Joe Ross will not play for the Nationals tonight.
Atlanta Braves Stats & Form
The Atlanta Braves are second in the NL East with a 36-27 record.
They are on a 13-game winning streak not losing a single game in the month of June.
The defending champions are 7th in the league scoring 4.79 runs per game and are ranked 12th in the league allowing 4.19 runs per game.
Dansby Swanson has 12 doubles, a triple and nine home runs while hitting .287 for the Braves. Adam Duvall is 11-for-33 with two doubles, a triple and five home runs over the past 10 games.
Atlanta has the last 5 third games of a series and 5 of the last 7 games against NL East opponents.
Atlanta Braves News
Ozzie Albies, Collin McHugh, Eddie Rosario, Manny Pina, Tyler Matzek, Jay Jackson, Luke Jackson, Mike Soroka and Kirby Yates will not play for the Braves tonight.
Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Head-to-Head Stats
The Atlanta Braves have won 7 of the last 10 games against the Washington Nationals.
Seven of the last ten games between these two rivals have ended under 9.5 runs.
Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Betting Odds
The Atlanta Braves are favourites to defeat the Washington Nationals with the odds at -180 for their win while the odds for the Nationals’ win are at 155.
The total run margin is set at 9.5 with both ways at -110.
The defending champion Atlanta Braves got yet another win on Tuesday, pushing their winning streak up to 13 games. This time it was 10-4 over the Washington Nationals and they will now go for the road series sweep on Wednesday. The Nationals are shaping up to be one of the worst teams in all of baseball for the season and happen to be playing the hottest team at the moment.
It’s a recipe for disaster and it has shown as the Braves have outscored them 19-9 in the first two games of this series. Don’t expect much to change in the series finale as Braves pitcher Spencer Strider gets the start and is coming off his best outing of the year. Strider is 2-2 for the season with a 2.35 ERA. The Nationals will start Erick Fedde tonight who is 4-4 for the season with a 4.87 ERA. Atlanta will keep the momentum with another comfortable win in the nation’s capital tonight.