Saturday's contest features the Atlanta Braves (1-0) and the Washington Nationals (0-1) squaring off at Nationals Park in what is expected to be a lopsided matchup, with a projected 6-2 victory for the heavily favored Braves according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 4:05 PM ET on April 1.

The Braves will give the nod to Spencer Strider against the Nationals and Josiah Gray.

Braves vs. Nationals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 4:05 PM ET
  • Where: Nationals Park in Washington D.C.
  • How to Watch on TV: MASN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on fuboTV!

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Braves vs. Nationals Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Braves 7, Nationals 3.

Total Prediction for Braves vs. Nationals

  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Braves Performance Insights

  • Last season, the Braves won 88 out of the 130 games, or 67.7%, in which they were favored.
  • Last season, Atlanta won 16 of its 19 games, or 84.2%, when favored by at least -250 on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Braves have a 71.4% chance to win.
  • With 789 runs scored last year, Atlanta ranked No. 3 in all of baseball.
  • The Braves' 3.45 team ERA ranked fifth among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Braves Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
March 30 @ Nationals W 7-2 Max Fried vs Patrick Corbin
April 1 @ Nationals - Spencer Strider vs Josiah Gray
April 2 @ Nationals - Jared Shuster vs MacKenzie Gore
April 3 @ Cardinals - Charlie Morton vs Jake Woodford
April 4 @ Cardinals - TBA vs Steven Matz
April 5 @ Cardinals - Max Fried vs Miles Mikolas
April 6 Padres - Spencer Strider vs TBA