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Los Angeles Angels vs Washington Nationals Preview

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June 28, 10:05 PM | GrassAngel Stadium

Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Angels Odds

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Washington travels to Los Angeles for inter-league play on Tuesday, hoping to secure a victory over the Angels.

It's a pitching duel between Joel Pineiro for the Angels (3-3 on the year) and Jason Marquis for Washington (7-2 so far).

View Washington vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Angels were listed as -130 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Angels rated this week at No. 7 and the Nationals sitting at No. 12.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has the American League's No. 11-rated offensive output, at 8.9 hits per game. The Nationals average 7.8 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the National League list.

Los Angeles owns the American League's No. 3 defense, allowing 3.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's National League No. 4-rated defense.

The Nationals were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Washington lost a tight one on Monday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 4-3 score against Los Angeles at Angel Stadium.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing LA Angels are 6-3
After a loss are 6-4

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 8-2
After playing Washington are 3-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Nationals at Angels trends to consider:
Washington is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 10 games when playing LA Angels
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels' last 10 games when playing Washington
LA Angels are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games at home

Next up:
Washington at LA Angels, Wednesday, June 29