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(93-73) L.A. Dodgers vs. Washington Nationals (97-69)
Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016
Time: 8 PM ET
Venue: Nationals Park Washington, D.C.
Projected Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Max Scherzer
MLB Moneyline Odds: Dodgers +135 / Nationals -150
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: OFF
MLB Betting Total: 7 runs
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The Dodgers evened this series at 2-2 with a 6-5 win over the Washington Nationals in Game 4. They have won both games of the series with Clayton Kershaw on the hill even though he has been far from dominant.
The Dodgers have won 9 of their last 12 games facing the Nationals and 5 of their last 7 facing them in the Nation’s Capital.
The Dodgers rank 14th in the Majors in runs scored and 5th in team ERA.
Rich Hill (12-5, 2.12 ERA) heads to the mound for the Dodgers in this HUGE Game 5 and he was not sharp in the Game 2 start only lasting 4 innings and giving up 4 earned runs in a 5-2 L.A. loss. The Dodgers have lost his last 4 starts.
When Hill came to the Dodgers in the middle of July from the Oakland A’s he was awesome in his first 3 starts for them not giving up any earned runs in 3 L.A. wins.
However, in his last 4 starts he has been shaky giving up 11 earned runs in 19 innings of work in 4 L.A. losses.
The Dodgers have only won 1 of their last 5 road games.
The Dodgers have lost 8 of their last 9 playoff road games.
The Dodgers are 39-44 on the road this season.
The Nationals rank 8th in runs scored and 2nd in team ERA.
Max Scherzer (20-7 2.96 ERA) gots the call for the Nationals and he started Game 1 of this series going six innings and giving up 4 earned runs in a 4-3 L.A. win. Before the Game 1 start the Nats had won his previous 10 starts.
Not only did Scherzer not look sharp in Game 1 of this series, but in his last start of the regular season he gave up 5 earned runs in 5 innings, but the lineup bailed him out in a 10-7 Washington win over the Miami Marlins.
The Nationals’ had won 5 straight home starts with Scherzer on the hill before losing Game 1 of this series.
Washington is 19-7 in Scherzer’s last 26 starts overall.
The Nationals have only won 1 of their last 5 playoff home games.
The Nationals are 13-6 in their last 19 home games.
This season the Nationals are 51-32 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Dodgers are 2-5 in their last 7 overall.
- Dodgers are 2-5 in their last 7 Divisional Playoff road games.
- Dodgers have an Over record of 4-1 in their last 5 games.
- Nationals are 13-6 in their last 17 home games.
- Nationals are 4-1 in their last 5 home games vs. a left-handed starter.
- Nationals have an Over record of 4-1 in their last 5 games.
Free L.A. Dodgers vs. Washington Nationals MLB Prediction:
I don’t look for a pitcher’s duel tonight, but the Washington lineup is better and they will be the difference, as the Nats will win and advance to the NLCS.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Washington ML and OVER the Number
In 6 of the last 7 games between these teams the total has gone Over 6 times, which is a trend that will continue in this game.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Washington 7 – L.A. 5
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