The Washington Nationals have been beating up against lesser competition in the first two stops of their three-city road trip but will have their hands full against the Los Angeles Dodgers in California on Monday. Sportsbooks opened the Nats as +115 road underdogs with a total of eight.
– Shark Bites
- The Nationals are 1-6 SU in their last seven games on the road against the Dodgers.
- The Dodgers are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games after losing as a favorite.
- The total has gone UNDER in four of the Dodgers’ last five games.
Gio Gonzalez and Hyun-Jin Ryu are slated to get the start for the Nationals and Dodgers, respectively. Gonzalez (4-1, 3.03 ERA) struggled with his control in his last outing vs the San Francisco Giants, permitting three runs on eight hits and three walks over 6 1/3 innings. The hurler is tied with Colorado’s Tyler Chatwood for the league lead with 35 walks issued.
Ryu (2-5, 3.91) allowed only one run on three hits and a walk while throwing 77 pitches over six innings of work in his last start against St. Louis. The South Korean is 2-1 with a 3.05 ERA in four home appearances this season and will be battling the Nationals for the first time in his career.
The OVER is trending when these squads collide. In the last eight meetings between the Nats and Dodgers, the OVER is 6-2.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Washington Nationals listed as underdogs of 115 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.
Odds – Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.0-3.4 win for the Nationals on Monday. 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 35-23 record to the battle against the 35-20 Nationals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Washington injuries news.
The Odds – Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Dodgers at No. 2 and the Washington Nationals at No. 9 heading into this contest.
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Washington Nationals rank No. 1 at 9.8 hits per game. That compares with the Los Angeles Dodgers No. 17 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Los Angeles has the No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the No. 10 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Nationals grabbed a win last time out, defeating S Gray and the Athletics 11-10 on Sunday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Zach Davies shut down the Dodgers in their last game, striking out 6 in a 3-0 shutout over Los Angeles in baseball action at Miller Park.
- Washington is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
- Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games
- Washington is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- LA Dodgers is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
- LA Dodgers is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games
- LA Dodgers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Washington at Los Angeles, Tuesday, June 6th