Stephen Strasburg faces Robbie Erlin in MLB odds action
San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals Odds
The Washington Nationals will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the San Diego Padres invade Nationals Park on Sunday.
Stephen Strasburg will take the mound for Washington, and he'll carry a 4-6 record into the contest. Robbie Erlin gets the ball for San Diego; he's 1-1 so far this season.
Those going with the Nationals in this one found them listed as moneyline favorites of -230 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The total was hovering near 7.5 at .
This game puts the Nationals, most recently No. 10 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Padres, who rate a National League No. 15 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Washington owns the No. 14 ranking for hits in the National League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Padres are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.4 per game.
San Diego brings the National League's No. 12-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Nationals' league No. 5-ranked defense.
The Padres were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -220 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. San Diego looks to rebound from a loss to the Nationals, who beat them 5-4 on Saturday behind a start from Jordan Zimmermann at Nationals Park.
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Padres at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of San Diego's last 18 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games when playing San Diego
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
San Diego home to Colorado, Monday, July 8
Washington at Philadelphia, Monday, July 8