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The fans at Dodger Stadium will be treated to a game between the Washington Nationals and the Los Angeles Dodgers when they take their seats on Monday.
Righthander Jordan Zimmermann will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Zimmermann is 6-1 this season with a 1.59 ERA.
The Dodgers will counter Zimmermann with Josh Beckett. Righthander Beckett has a 5.13 ERA to go along with a 0-4 record this season.
The Nationals were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +159 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Los Angeles was a 5-3 winner in its last match at home against the Marlins. They won as -180 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Washington has lost 2 straight games.
Los Angeles has won 2 straight games.
Washington: 20-17 SU
Los Angeles: 15-21 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Washington's last 24 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 13 of LA Dodgers's last 16 games at home
LA Dodgers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 17 of LA Dodgers's last 24 games
LA Dodgers home to Washington, Tuesday, May 14