Nationals open road set against Dodgers
The Washington Nationals will hand the ball to lefthander Gio Gonzalez on Monday night as they open up a road baseball betting series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Gonzalez is 6-9 with a 3.86 ERA on the season, with the Nationals having managed to pick up the win in just three of his last nine trips to the mound.
Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the Los Angeles Dodgers in this matchup found them as -102 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.7-4.3 win for the Nationals. A 4.7-4.3 result in favor of the Nationals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
77-60 Los Angeles battles the Nationals, currently with a 77-58 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Washington injuries news.
The Los Angeles Dodgers vs Washington Nationals odds would favor the Nationals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 7 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 1.
How Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Stats Matchup
On offense, it's a battle between the Los Angeles Dodgers and its No. 13-rated batting order, averaging 4.1 runs per nine innings, against the No. 9 lineup of the Washington Nationals at 4.27 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.61 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Washington was a 5-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Mariners. They lost as +136 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors. Washington suffered a 5-3 loss against Seattle on Sunday, as Tanner Roark wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Safeco Field.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 7-1 winner on the road against the Padres. Bettors on Los Angeles at -166 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Padres, a 7-1 final on Sunday in support of Hyun-Jin Ryu at PETCO Park.
Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds Trends
Washington is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
LA Dodgers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games at home
LA Dodgers is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington
Next Betting Matchups
Washington at Los Angeles, Tuesday, September 2nd