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(43-27) Washington Nationals vs. L.A. Dodgers (38-33)
Date: Monday June 20, 2016
Time: 10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Stephen Strasburg vs Clayton Kershaw
MLB Moneyline Odds: Nationals +165 / Dodgers -185
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Nationals +1.5 -155 / Dodgers -1.5 +135
MLB Betting Total: 5.5
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Man what a pitching match up tonight with Clayton Kershaw facing Stephen Strasburg. Both of these starters have 10 wins and Kershaw leads the Majors in strikeouts and ERA and only has 7 walks. In 6 of his starts he has at least 10 strikeouts with 0 walks.
The Nationals lost their last 2 games facing the Padres in San Diego and now face Kershaw, who has to be the early Cy Young favorite.
The Dodgers have won 4 of their last 5 games facing the Nationals.
In their last games the Dodgers won their 3rd in a row with a 2-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers and the Nationals lost to the San Diego Padres 6-3.
The Nationals rank a solid 10th in runs scored on the season, but in their last 2 games they only scored 3 runs in each. The pitching has been their strength ranking 3rd in team ERA.
Strasburg (10-0 2.90 ERA) gave up 1 earned run in 7 innings in his last outing, which was a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs. The Nationals are 14-1 this season when Strasburg has gotten the start.
Before his last start Strasburg had given up a combined 7 earned runs in his previous 2 starts.
Strasburg ranks 3rd in the NL in strikeouts.
The Nationals are 8-1 in Strasburg’s last 9 road starts.
The Nationals have the best road record in the bigs (23-15).
The Dodgers rank 16th in runs scored and 4th in team ERA.
Kersnaw (10-1 1.58) gave up 2 earned runs in 7 innings in his last start, which was a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Dodgers have won 9 in a row with the 3-time Cy Young winner on the hill.
Kershaw has not been unhittable as of late and while he leads the Majors holding opponents to a .170 average he has given up 2 earned runs in 3 of his last 4 starts.
Kershaw has dominated the Nationals, as the Dodgers are 9-0 facing them with their Ace on the hill and 4-0 with him against them in La La Land.
The Dodgers are 55-27 in Kershaw’s last 82 starts vs. a team with a winning record.
The Dodgers are 20-15 at home this season.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Nationals are 10-4 in their last 14 overall.
- Nationals are 9-2 in their last 11 road games vs. a left-handed starter.
- Nationals have an Over record of 19-7-1 in their last 27 games.
- Dodgers are 11-3 in their last 14 home games.
- Dodgers are 5-1 in their last 6 overall.
Free Washington Nationals vs. L.A. Dodgers MLB Prediction:
The Dodgers will win tonight with Kershaw and while you would think the run-line would be the solid bet watch out for that.
The Dodgers have not given him much run support in his starts and in 3 of his last 5 starts the Dodgers have only won by a single run.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: L.A. ML and game total Under 5.5
Kershaw will, once again, throw a gem in another Dodgers win in a low scoring affair.
MLB Free Score Prediction: L.A 2-1
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