Braves Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 9, 2022

Written By Staff on July 9, 2022

Dansby Swanson has 98 hits this season, and will look for his 100th when the Atlanta Braves (49-35) take on the Washington Nationals (30-56) on Saturday at 4:10 PM ET. Kyle Wright starts for Atlanta (-237 to win) while Washington (+195) will counter with Patrick Corbin.

The betting trends in this article use the latest odds as of July 9, 2022 at 3:35 PM ET.

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Braves vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Wright (ATL) Pitcher Corbin (WSH)
9 – 4 W/L 4 – 10
96.0 IP 88.2
2.91 ERA 5.68
1.135 WHIP 1.669
9.2 K/9 8
2.9 BB/9 3.1

Braves Probable Starter Kyle Wright

  • The Braves will send Wright (9-4) to the mound for his 17th start of the season as he tries for his 10th victory. He is 9-4 with a 2.91 ERA and 98 strikeouts in 96 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Monday against the St. Louis Cardinals, the righty tossed 4 2/3 innings, allowing no earned runs while surrendering three hits.
  • In 16 games this season, the 26-year-old has put up a 2.91 ERA and 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .221 to opposing hitters.
  • Wright has recorded 10 quality starts this year.
  • He will face off against a Nationals offense that ranks ninth in MLB with 717 total hits (on a .249 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .375 (25th in MLB) with 65 total home runs (27th in MLB).
  • The 26-year-old ranks 19th in ERA (2.91), 28th in WHIP (1.135), and 19th in K/9 (9.2) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 9, 2022 at 3:35 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Wright

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Victor Robles 6 .500 3 0 2 .500 1.167
Juan Soto 4 .250 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Luis García 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.334
Maikel Franco 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
César Hernández 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Nationals Probable Starter Patrick Corbin

  • The Nationals will send Corbin (4-10) to the mound for his 18th start this season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Monday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed eight hits in 7 2/3 innings against the Miami Marlins.
  • The 32-year-old has an ERA of 5.68 and 8 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .308 in 17 games this season.
  • If he completes six or more innings with three or fewer earned runs allowed, he’ll earn his third quality start in a row.
  • The Braves rank ninth in MLB with a .250 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks first in the league (.446) and 131 home runs.
  • The 32-year-old’s 5.68 ERA ranks 62nd, 1.669 WHIP ranks 63rd, and 8 K/9 ranks 38th among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 9, 2022 at 3:35 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Braves Stats vs Corbin

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcell Ozuna 33 .242 8 2 7 .306 .761
Dansby Swanson 32 .250 8 1 5 .314 .720
Ronald Acuña Jr. 25 .320 8 0 2 .393 .873
Austin Riley 22 .227 5 0 3 .292 .656
Travis d’Arnaud 13 .308 4 0 0 .308 .616
Orlando Arcia 11 .455 5 1 4 .538 1.356
Guillermo Heredia 9 .333 3 0 1 .333 .777
Phil Gosselin 8 .250 2 0 0 .250 .500
Matt Olson 3 .667 2 0 0 .833 1.833
Eddie Rosario 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 .666

Braves Betting Trends

  • The Braves have won 42 of the 63 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (66.7%).
  • Atlanta has an 8-2 record (winning 80% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -237 or shorter.
  • The Braves have an implied moneyline win probability of 70.3% in this matchup.
  • Atlanta has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 42 times this season for a 42-41-2 record against the over/under.
  • The Braves have a 43-42-0 record against the spread this season (covering 50.6% of the time).
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Nationals Betting Trends

  • This season, the Nationals have won 23 out of the 72 games, or 31.9%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Washington has a record of 3-3 in games where bookmakers have them as underogs of at least +195 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Nationals, based on the moneyline, is 33.9%.
  • So far this season, Washington and its opponents have hit the over in 42 of their 86 games with a total.
  • The Nationals are 35-51-0 against the spread in their 86 chances this season.

Braves Players to Watch

  • Austin Riley is leading the Braves with 89 hits, while batting .275 with 21 doubles, a triple, 21 home runs and 27 walks.
  • Riley ranks 42nd in batting average, 55th in on base percentage, and 12th in slugging among qualifying hitters in MLB.
  • Swanson leads his team with a .359 OBP, and has a club-best .494 slugging percentage. He has 18 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 26 walks while hitting .302.
  • Among the qualifying players, Swanson ranks 16th in batting average, 33rd in on-base percentage, and 23rd in slugging.
  • Matt Olson is batting .258 with 33 doubles, 13 home runs and 46 walks.
  • Marcell Ozuna has 11 doubles, 17 home runs and 23 walks while hitting .229.
  • Ozuna has hit safely in seven straight games. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .263 with two doubles, three home runs, three walks and five RBI.

Braves Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Matt Olson 326 .258 37 13 50 .349 .828
Dansby Swanson 324 .302 52 14 50 .359 .853
Austin Riley 324 .275 47 21 51 .342 .882
Marcell Ozuna 314 .229 41 17 37 .284 .711
Travis d’Arnaud 221 .262 33 11 37 .315 .795
Ronald Acuña Jr. 200 .275 35 8 22 .369 .809
Michael Harris 142 .310 28 7 24 .342 .884
William Contreras 139 .266 21 11 22 .350 .918
Orlando Arcia 116 .250 11 3 16 .326 .697
Eddie Rosario 60 .100 6 1 1 .169 .336

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Juan Soto has 68 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .392.
  • Among all qualifying hitters in the majors, Soto is 101st in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage, and 44th in slugging percentage.
  • Josh Bell leads Washington in OBP (.392), slugging percentage (.498) and total hits (95) this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Bell ranks 12th in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage and 21st in slugging percentage.
  • Nelson Cruz is batting .236 with a .361 slugging percentage and 46 RBI this year.
  • Cesar Hernandez has no home runs, but 19 RBI and a batting average of .246 this season.

Nationals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 342 .246 42 0 19 .306 .616
Josh Bell 307 .309 44 12 47 .392 .890
Maikel Franco 302 .238 25 7 35 .267 .625
Nelson Cruz 288 .236 38 8 46 .320 .681
Juan Soto 285 .239 49 16 36 .392 .855
Lane Thomas 238 .218 29 8 30 .276 .650
Keibert Ruiz 238 .256 21 3 19 .318 .675
Yadiel Hernandez 216 .273 20 5 32 .318 .730
Victor Robles 186 .231 24 1 20 .304 .600
Luis Garcia 133 .316 12 2 14 .324 .783

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