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|Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals|
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. Current streak:
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:
Atlanta at Chi Cubs, Friday, September 20
Washington home to Miami, Thursday, September 19