Nationals vs Dodgers Betting Odds and Pick, June 22, 2016

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The Dodgers will send rookie Julio Urias to the mound in search of the series sweep of the NL East leading Nationals, who will give the ball to Joe, the healthier of the two Ross brothers.  

– Shark
BITES
  • The Dodgers are 7-0  in their last 7 games against teams in the NL East.
  • The favored team is 11-2 in its last 13 games in this matchup.
  • The Nationals are 9-2 in their last 11 games on Wednesday.

Urias (0-2, 4.50 ERA) was called up this season as the number one prospect in the Dodger’s organization, he has failed to live up to the hype so far and has been on a significant pitch limit. The rookie lefty hasn’t pitched more than 86 pitches through his five starts and has failed to pitch past the sixth inning. Julio was good his last time out, pitching five innings of shutout ball in which he racked up eight K’s.

Joe Ross (6-4, 3.13 ERA) was penciled in as the Nationals’ fifth starter this year and many thought he would be sent down to Triple-A at the first sign of trouble. The young righty however, has pitched too well to be demoted and is giving the Nats’ a chance to win every game he starts.

Ross is 3-0 in his last five starts, which have all resulted in Washington wins, and will look to get revenge on a Dodgers team that beat up on him for five runs in Ross’s last and only start vs Los Angeles.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Los Angeles Dodgers as -128 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as Bodog.

Odds – Shark
computer prediction formulas pick a 4.4-4.2 win for the Dodgers on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Dodgers bring a 40-33 record to the battle against the 43-29 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Washington injuries news.

The Los Angeles Dodgers sit at No. 11 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds – Shark
, while the Washington Nationals sit at No. 4 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it’s a battle between the Los Angeles Dodgers and its No. 19-rated batting order, averaging 4.18 runs per nine innings, against the No. 12 line up of the Washington Nationals at 4.56 runs per outing.

Washington brings the No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Dodgers’s No. 3-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Nationals were saddled with a loss last time out in T Roark’s start, as they lost 3-2 against Los Angeles on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington’s last 11 games on the road
  • LA Dodgers is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • LA Dodgers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games
  • LA Dodgers is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Milwaukee, Friday, June 24th
Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, Friday, June 24th

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