Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Washington Nationals

Nationals Host Dodgers for Sunday Afternoon MLB Bets Match

July 26th, 2019 MLB Baseball, Online Wagering

At the beginning of the season the Nationals were one of the worst MLB bets overlays on the board.  Washington lost star Bryce Harper to free agency and the losses piled up.  Gamblers began to avoid the Nationals if not outright oppose them.  However, Washington has finally gotten into gear.  They have been one of the more appealing bets in the second half of the season.  Washington is trying to chase down Atlanta in the NL East.  By contrast the Dodgers have been a big money maker all season.  Los Angeles has been running away with the NL West.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Washington Nationals

Date and Time:Sunday, July 28, 2019, 1:35 p.m. ET
Location:Nationals Park, Washington, DC
Dodgers vs. Nationals TV Coverage:TBS


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Dodgers vs. Nationals Current Form and Overview

Los Angeles has an online wagering record of 67-37 with only 48 games going under the total.  Such as they have won six of their last 10 games.  The Dodgers rank fourth for runs scored, fourth for OPS, and second for home runs.  By contrast The Nationals are 55-46.  Washington has won six of their last nine games.  Only 45 of their games have gone over the total.  On the whole the Nats rank 13th for run production, 12th for OPS, and 18th for home run.

Dodgers Probable Starting Pitcher and Bullpen

Now right hander Walker Buehler (9-1, 0.98 WHIP, 3.23 ERA, 131 K, 117 IP) is the Dodgers probable starter.  LA has won eight of the last 10 MLB bets that Buehler has started.  Overall the Dodgers rank ninth in MLB for bullpen ERA.  Kenly Jansen (3-3, 24 SV, 3.54 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 3.54 ERA, 56 K, 40.2 IP) is a top closer.

Nationals Probable Starting Pitcher and Bullpen

Counter as Nats probable starter is right hander Stephen Strasburg (13-4, 1.08 WHIP, 3.37 ERA, 159 K, 133.2 IP).  Washington has posted nine MLB bets wins in his last 10 starts.  Of major concern is a bullpen that ranks dead last in MLB.  Most important of all has been closer Sean Doolittle (6-2, 23 SV, 1.28 WHIP, 2.72 ERA, 51 K, 43 IP).

Players to Watch

Namely third baseman Anthony Rendon (72 R, 29 2B, 21 HR, 70 RBI, 1.007 OPS) powers the Nationals.   So too does Left fielder Juan Soto (60 R, 15 2B, 17 HR, 62 RBI, .902 OPS).  Concurrently right fielder Cody Bellinger (81 R, 20 2B, 34 HR, 77 RBI, 1.114 OPS) triggers the Dodgers.

Dodgers vs. Nationals Betting Trends

The Dodgers are:

  • 5-3 in their last 8 away games
  • 8-3 over the total in their last 11 road tilts
  • 12-6 in their last 18 games against the Nationals
  • 2-6-1 under the total in their last 9 games with Washington

The Nationals are:

  • 14-5 in their last 19 games at Nationals Park
  • 2-6 under the total in their last 8 home matchups
  • 3-11 in their last 14 home games with the Dodgers
  • 3-4-1 under the total in their last 8 home games with LA

Dodgers vs. Nationals MLB Bets Picks

In this situation both teams are in good form.  As mentioned earlier the Dodgers have dominated the Nationals at Washington.

MLB Bets online Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers

MLB Bets online score prediction:  Dodgers 4, Nationals 3

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