Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals odds, tips and betting trends | June 13

At Nationals Park on Monday, the Washington Nationals (23-39) face the Atlanta Braves (34-27), fellow members of the NL East, at 7:05 PM ET.

The Nationals (+136 underdog on the moneyline) take the field at home against the Braves (-158). The matchup on the mound for this contest is set with the Atlanta Braves looking to Ian Anderson (5-3), and Josiah Gray (6-4) taking the ball for the Washington Nationals.

The Braves won 5-3 over the Pirates yesterday in their most recent game. Kyle Wright was the winning pitcher after throwing six innings, giving up three earned runs on five hits while striking out seven, while Adam Duvall finished 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBI to lead them offensively.

The Nationals were beaten by the Brewers 4-1 yesterday. Keibert Ruiz went 1-for-3 with a double, and Paolo Espino was handed the loss, throwing 3 2/3 innings, giving up one earned run on four hits while striking out two.

Prepare for the Braves vs. Nationals with what you need to know ahead of Monday’s game.

Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals Odds and Betting Lines

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  • Favorite: Braves (-158, bet $158 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Nationals (+136, bet $100 to win $136)
  • Over/under: 9.5

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Braves Stats and Trends

Braves Betting Records

  • The Braves have entered the game as favorites 43 times this season and won 27, or 62.8%, of those games.
  • Atlanta has a record of 16-7 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -158 on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Braves have a 61.2% chance to win.
  • Atlanta’s games have gone over the total in 32 of their 61 chances.
  • The Braves are 31-30-0 against the spread in their 61 chances this season.

Ian Anderson (Braves Probable Starter)

  • The Braves will send Anderson (5-3) to the mound for his 12th start this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed six hits in 6 2/3 innings against the Oakland Athletics.
  • The 24-year-old has pitched in 11 games this season with an ERA of 4.53, a 1.923 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.391.
  • In 11 starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in three of them.
  • Anderson will look to finish five or more innings for the 11th start in a row.
  • The Nationals rank 18th in MLB with 257 runs scored this season. They have a .256 batting average this campaign with 49 home runs (24th in the league).

Braves Batting Stats

  • The Braves rank second in Major League Baseball with 84 home runs.
  • Hitters for the Braves rank second in the majors with a combined .430 team slugging percentage.
  • Atlanta’s .243 batting average ranks 12th in the league this season.
  • The Braves have scored the eighth-most runs in the league this season with 281.
  • Atlanta has an OBP of .310 this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.
  • The Braves rank last in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.5 whiffs per contest.

Nationals Stats and Trends

Nationals Betting Records

  • The Nationals have been underdogs in 53 games this season and have come away with the win 18 times (34%) in those contests.
  • Washington has a mark of 11-19 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by +136 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 42.4% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Washington and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 33 of their 63 opportunities.
  • The Nationals are 26-37-0 against the spread in their 63 games that had a posted line this season.

Josiah Gray (Nationals Probable Starter)

  • Gray makes the start for the Nationals, his 13th of the season. He is 6-4 with a 4.33 ERA and 69 strikeouts in 62 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins, when he threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up six hits.
  • The 24-year-old has put together a 4.33 ERA and 10.0 strikeouts per nine innings across 12 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .230 to his opponents.
  • Gray is trying to secure his fourth quality start of the season.
  • Gray is aiming for his fourth straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.1 innings per start.
  • He will match up with a Braves squad that is hitting .243 as a unit (12th in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .430 (second in the league) with 84 total home runs (second in MLB action).
  • Gray has pitched five innings without giving up an earned run on one hit, while striking out five against the Braves this season.
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season, the 24-year-old’s 4.33 ERA ranks 46th, 1.316 WHIP ranks 48th, and 10.0 K/9 ranks 11th.

Nationals Batting Stats

  • The Nationals rank 24th in MLB play with 49 total home runs.
  • So far this season, the Nationals rank 20th in the league with a .380 slugging percentage.
  • Washington is third in MLB with a .256 batting average.
  • The offense for the Nationals is the No. 18 offense in baseball scoring 4.1 runs per game (257 total runs).
  • Washington’s .321 on-base percentage is seventh-best in baseball.
  • The Nationals strike out 7.2 times per game, the fifth-best average in baseball.

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