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The division rival Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals are set to renew hostilities on Wednesday when they meet at Nationals Park.
The Braves will trot Alex Wood out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Wood has a 3-2 record and a 3.86 ERA this season.
It'll be Ross Ohlendorf toeing the rubber for the Nationals in this contest. Righthander Ohlendorf is 3-0 with a 3.34 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 4-0 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -143 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Atlanta has lost 3 straight games.
Washington has won 3 straight games.
Atlanta: 89-62 SU
Washington: 81-70 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Washington most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
Atlanta is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Washington
Atlanta is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Atlanta's last 13 games when playing Washington
Washington is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games at home
Atlanta at Chi Cubs, Friday, September 20
Washington home to Miami, Thursday, September 19