Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals
Sunday's matchup at Truist Park is game 2 of a Major League Baseball series between the Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Atlanta Braves - Braves to have it easy
After winning seven of their previous 10 games, the Atlanta Braves are looking to extend their winning streak. The Atlanta Braves now hold the best record in all of Major League Baseball. The pitching staff for the Atlanta Braves is currently ranked 15th in earned run average (4.10), 17th in WHIP (1.29), and 11th in quality starts (60). The offensive production of the Atlanta Braves is first in the league in three categories: runs per game (5.83), batting average (.275), and home runs (304). Austin Riley and Matt Olson have combined for 345 hits and 233 runs batted in for the Atlanta Braves, while Ronald Acuna Jr. leads the team with 215 hits and 106 runs batted in. This season, Spencer Strider has been dominant on the mound, posting a 19-5 record with a 3.81 earned run average and 274 strikeouts. In his career, Strider's record against the Washington Nationals is 3-1 with a 4.38 earned run average and 31 strikeouts.
Washington Nationals - Nationals hoping for another win
After losing six of their previous ten games, the Washington Nationals are in desperate need of a victory. The Washington Nationals currently hold the third-worst record in the National League. The pitching staff for the Washington Nationals is currently ranked 19th in terms of quality starts (50), 27th in terms of ERA (4.99), and 28th in terms of WHIP (1.47). The offense of the Washington Nationals ranks 21st in terms of runs scored per game (4.29), 12th in terms of batting average (.253), and 29th in terms of home runs (151). The Washington Nationals are led in hits and runs batted in by Joey Meneses, who has 166, while Lane Thomas and CJ Abrams have combined for 298 hits and 149 RBI. The next batter is Joan Adon, who has a record of 2-4 with a 6.42 earned run average and 43 strikeouts so far this season. It will be the second time in Adon's career that he faces up against the Atlanta Braves.
Expert Betting Tips
The Atlanta Braves are continuing to rack up victories at an exceptional clip, and we shouldn't anticipate much of a change in that regard now. With a 3.81 earned run average, a 1.07 WHIP, and 274 strikeouts, Spencer Strider is one of the top pitchers in baseball. He leads the MLB in strikeouts. There is no comparison between Joan Adon and his 6.42 earned-run average. In spite of the fact that the Atlanta Braves have nothing to play for in this game, they should be able to come out on top due to the significant talent disparity between the starting pitchers. I am going to maximize the value of my bet by backing the Atlanta Braves to win and taking the run line.