Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals MLB Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Apr 11, 2022

The Atlanta Braves (2-2) are -175 favorites for their Monday meeting with the Washington Nationals (1-2). The matchup between the third- and fifth-place teams in the NL East begins at 7:20 PM ET. Huascar Ynoa starts for Atlanta while Anibal Sanchez is Washington’s starter for the contest.

Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Braves vs Nationals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Braves -175 +153 9.5 -101 -119 -1.5 +108 -129

Computer Predictions for Braves vs. Nationals

Our computer pick: Washington Nationals (+153) and Over (9.5)

Braves vs. Nationals Game Info

  • Atlanta Braves probable starting pitcher: Huascar Ynoa
  • Washington Nationals probable starting pitcher: Aníbal Sánchez
  • Game Day: Monday, April 11, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Stadium: Truist Park

Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals Pitching Matchup

Ynoa Sánchez
17 GS 0
4-6 W-L 0-0
4.05 ERA
91.0 IP 0
25 BB 0
100 SO 0

Braves Starter Huascar Ynoa

  • Ynoa takes the mound for his first start of the season for the Braves.
  • The 23-year-old righty last appeared Tuesday, Oct. 12 against the Milwaukee Brewers, when he came on in relief and went 1 1/3 innings.
  • Last season he finished with a 4.05 ERA and a 1.110 WHIP over his 18 games, putting together a 4-6 record.

Nationals Starter Aníbal Sánchez

  • Sanchez gets the nod for the Nationals and will make his first start of the season.
  • The 38-year-old right-hander will make his season debut.

Braves Betting Picks & Insights

  • Last season, the Braves were favored 112 times and won 66, or 58.9%, of those games.
  • Last season, Atlanta won 23 of its 33 games, or 69.7%, when favored by at least -175 on the moneyline.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 63.6% chance of a victory for the Braves.
  • Atlanta and its opponents hit the over in 77 of their 171 games with a total last season.
  • The Braves were 68-61-0 against the spread in their 129 chances last season.

Nationals Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Nationals came away with 31 wins in the 102 contests they were listed as the underdogs in last season.
  • Last season, Washington came away with a win 10 times in 28 chances when named as an underdog of +153 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Nationals have an implied victory probability of 39.5% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • Contests with Washington went over the total set by sportsbooks in 75 of 158 chances last season.
  • The Nationals posted a record of 51-63-0 against the spread last season.

Braves Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Matt Olson hit 39 home runs last season while slugging .540.
  • Ozzie Albies hit .259 with 40 doubles, seven triples, 30 home runs and 47 walks.
  • Austin Riley had a batting average of .303 with 179 total hits last season.
  • Dansby Swanson had 33 doubles, two triples, 27 home runs and 52 walks while batting .248.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Matt Olson 156 .271 .371 .540 39 111 153
Ozzie Albies 156 .259 .310 .488 30 106 163
Austin Riley 160 .303 .367 .531 33 107 179
Dansby Swanson 160 .248 .311 .449 27 88 146
Adam Duvall 146 .228 .281 .491 38 113 117

Nationals Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Juan Soto put up a batting average of .313 with 95 runs batted in last season.
  • Josh Bell had 24 doubles, a triple, 27 home runs and 65 walks while batting .261.
  • Nelson Cruz collected 32 home runs while slugging .497 last season.
  • Cesar Hernandez had 21 doubles, two triples, 21 home runs and 59 walks while batting .232.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Nelson Cruz 140 .265 .334 .497 32 86 136
Juan Soto 151 .313 .465 .534 29 95 157
Josh Bell 144 .261 .347 .476 27 88 130
César Hernández 149 .232 .308 .386 21 62 132
Maikel Franco 104 .210 .253 .355 11 47 79

Betting Tips for Braves vs. Nationals

We have the Nationals on the moneyline at +153 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 9.5 runs.

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