The Los Angeles Dodgers (86-55) will play the Washington Nationals (64-78) on Sunday at 1:35 PM ET. Mookie Betts will be looking for his 100th RBI of the season for the favored Dodgers (-219) when the game gets underway at Nationals Park, live on MASN2.
Ryan Yarbrough takes the mound for Los Angeles while Trevor Williams is Washington’s starter for the contest.
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Dodgers and Nationals Betting Trends
The Dodgers have put together a 74-43 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 63.2% of those games).
When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -219 or shorter, Los Angeles has an 18-8 record (winning 69.2% of its games).
This season, the Nationals have been the underdog 130 times and won 55, or 42.3%, of those games.
Washington is 13-18 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +180 or more on the moneyline.
In the 140 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Dodgers, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 82 times (82-52-6).
The Nationals and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 68 of their 140 opportunities.
Dodgers Stats & Insights
The Dodgers score the second-most runs in baseball (793 total, 5.6 per game).
Los Angeles averages 1.6 home runs per game to rank second in baseball with 221 total home runs.
The Dodgers have the 10th-best batting average in the league (.257).
Los Angeles strikes out 8.5 times per game, the No. 13 mark in baseball.
The Dodgers pitching staff ranks 22nd in the majors with a collective 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
Los Angeles’ 4.22 team ERA ranks 15th among all MLB pitching staffs.
Nationals Stats & Insights
The Nationals have scored the 21st-most runs in the league this season with 615 (4.3 per game).
Washington’s 130 home runs rank 29th in MLB this season.
The Nationals have a team batting average of .256 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.
Washington has the fewest strikeouts in MLB, fanning only 7.1 times per game on average.
The Nationals strike out just 7.7 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 29th in MLB.
Washington pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.98 ERA this year, which ranks 27th in MLB.
Dodgers Key Players to Watch
The Dodgers will send Yarbrough (6-6) to make his eighth start of the season. He is 6-6 with a 3.80 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 73 1/3 innings pitched.
Betts is batting .314 this season with a team-high 38 home runs and 99 RBI.
Freddie Freeman leads Los Angeles in batting with a .339 average while slugging 25 homers and driving in 92 runs.
Max Muncy has 86 hits this season and a slash line of .207/.332/.489.
Will Smith is batting .269 with an OBP of .364 and a slugging percentage of .444 this season.
Nationals Key Players to Watch
Williams (6-9) will take the mound for the Nationals, his 28th start of the season.
Lane Thomas paces the Nationals in home runs (24), runs batted in (77) and has accumulated a team-best batting average of .285.
C.J. Abrams has 22 doubles, five triples, 16 home runs and 25 walks while batting .250.
Joey Meneses leads the Nationals with 77 runs batted in.
Keibert Ruiz has 19 doubles, 17 home runs and 30 walks while hitting .257.
Dodgers and Nationals Injuries
Dodgers: Jonny Deluca: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Yency Almonte: 15 Day IL (Knee), Joe Kelly: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Lat), Tony Gonsolin: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Tyler Cyr: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Marisnick: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Jimmy Nelson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), 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), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)
Nationals: Riley Adams: 10 Day IL (Wrist), MacKenzie Gore: 15 Day IL (Finger), Thad Ward: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Carl Edwards Jr.: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Stone Garrett: 60 Day IL (Leg), Victor Robles: 60 Day IL (Back), 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)