Lane Thomas carries a 13-game hitting streak for the Washington Nationals (23-30) into Monday’s matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers (32-22). Freddie Freeman, (17-game hitting streak) and the Dodgers are -244 favorites for the matchup, which starts at 9:10 PM ET live on SportsNet LA from Dodger Stadium.
Bobby Miller will get the ball for Los Angeles while Washington will counter with Trevor Williams.
Dodgers vs. Nationals Odds
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Who Will Win Dodgers vs. Nationals?
Dodgers and Nationals Betting Trends
The Dodgers are 27-16 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 62.8% of those games).
When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -244 or shorter, Los Angeles has a 2-1 record (winning 66.7% of its games).
This season, the Nationals have won 20 out of the 50 games, or 40%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
This season, Washington has won two of its seven games when it’s the underdog by at least +200 on the moneyline.
The Dodgers have played in 54 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 31 times (31-22-1).
The Nationals and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 23 of their 52 opportunities.
Dodgers Stats & Insights
The Dodgers have the No. 3 offense in MLB action scoring 5.5 runs per game (298 total runs).
Los Angeles averages 1.6 home runs per game to rank second in MLB action with 89 total home runs.
The Dodgers have the 20th-ranked batting average in the league (.240).
Los Angeles strikes out 9.1 times per game to rank 24th in MLB.
The 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Dodgers pitching staff ranks 17th in the majors.
Los Angeles has a 4.51 team ERA that ranks 22nd across all MLB pitching staffs.
Nationals Stats & Insights
The Nationals have scored the 22nd-most runs in the league this season with 226 (4.3 per game).
Washington has hit just 38 homers this season, which ranks 29th in the majors.
The Nationals have a team batting average of .266 this season, which ranks third among MLB teams.
Washington ranks second in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.2 Ks per contest.
The Nationals average just 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 27th in the league.
Washington has pitched to a 4.48 ERA this season, which ranks 20th in baseball.
Dodgers Key Players to Watch
Miller (1-0) makes the start for the Dodgers, his second of the season.
Freeman leads Los Angeles in batting average (.340) this season while adding nine home runs and 32 RBI.
Mookie Betts is batting .244 with an OBP of .353 and a slugging percentage of .492 this season.
Will Smith is slashing .313/.415/.531 this season for the Dodgers.
Max Muncy leads Los Angeles in home runs with 17 and runs batted in with 38.
Nationals Key Players to Watch
Williams (2-2) will take the mound for the Nationals, his 11th start of the season.
Thomas has hit a team-best eight home runs.
Jeimer Candelario is hitting .262 with 15 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 15 walks.
Luis Garcia has seven doubles, a triple, three home runs and 12 walks while batting .272.
Joey Meneses’ 28 runs batted in and .295 batting average are both team-highs.
Dodgers and Nationals Injuries
Dodgers: Julio Urías: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Groin), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Tyler Cyr: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee), Max Muncy: day-to-day (Hamstring)
Nationals: Victor Robles: 10 Day IL (Back), Israel Pineda: 10 Day IL (Finger), Stephen Strasburg: 60 Day IL (Ribs/shoulder), Tanner Rainey: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Cade Cavalli: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Victor Arano: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
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