BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta and Washington will face off on Friday.
The Braves are 27-27 in home games in 2020. The Atlanta pitching staff averages 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings, Charlie Morton leads them with a mark of 10.4.
The Nationals have gone 20-30 away from home. Washington has slugged .420 this season. Juan Soto leads the team with a .500 slugging percentage, including 32 extra-base hits and 18 home runs.
The Braves won the last meeting 5-1. Josh Tomlin notched his third victory and Ozzie Albies went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for Atlanta. Patrick Corbin registered his fifth loss for Washington.
TOP PERFORMERS: Albies leads the Braves with 53 extra base hits and is batting .260.
Soto leads the Nationals with 102 hits and is batting .298.
LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 6-4, .259 batting average, 3.24 ERA, outscored opponents by 22 runs