Thursday's game between the Atlanta Braves (97-55) and Washington Nationals (68-85) squaring off at Nationals Park has a projected final score of 6-5 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of the Braves, so it should be a competitive matchup. The game will begin at 7:05 PM ET on September 21.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Braves will send Max Fried (7-1) to the mound, while Jake Irvin (3-6) will get the nod for the Nationals.

Braves vs. Nationals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 7:05 PM ET
  • Where: Nationals Park in Washington D.C.
  • How to Watch on TV: MASN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Braves vs. Nationals Score Prediction

Our prediction for this matchup is Braves 6, Nationals 5.

Total Prediction for Braves vs. Nationals

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Braves Performance Insights

  • In nine games over the last 10 matchups when favored by oddsmakers, the Braves have a record of 4-5.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Atlanta and its opponents have failed to hit the over twice.
  • There has not been a spread set for any of the Braves' last 10 games.
  • This season, the Braves have won 89 out of the 137 games, or 65%, in which they've been favored.
  • This season Atlanta has won 10 of its 15 games, or 66.7%, when favored by at least -275 on the moneyline.
  • The Braves have a 73.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Atlanta leads MLB with 880 runs scored this season.
  • The Braves' 4.12 team ERA ranks 13th among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Braves Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 16 @ Marlins L 11-5 Jared Shuster vs Bryan Hoeing
September 17 @ Marlins L 16-2 Charlie Morton vs Jesús Luzardo
September 18 Phillies L 7-1 Kyle Wright vs Zack Wheeler
September 19 Phillies W 9-3 Spencer Strider vs Cristopher Sanchez
September 20 Phillies L 6-5 Bryce Elder vs Aaron Nola
September 21 @ Nationals - Max Fried vs Jake Irvin
September 22 @ Nationals - Charlie Morton vs Patrick Corbin
September 23 @ Nationals - Kyle Wright vs Joan Adon
September 24 @ Nationals - Spencer Strider vs Joan Adon
September 26 Cubs - Bryce Elder vs Justin Steele
September 27 Cubs - Max Fried vs Kyle Hendricks