Dodgers at Nationals 10/6/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Washington Nationals
MLB: 7:45 PM EST
Oct. 06, 2019
Latest Odds : WAS -120 O/U 8
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit the Washington Nationals on Sunday for Game 3 of their best of five National League Division Series. The series is tied 1-1 after the Dodgers were defeated 4-2 in Game 2. Los Angeles struck out 17 against Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals bullpen. The Dodgers did not score until the sixth on a sacrifice fly by Justin Turner and in the seventh on a home run by Max Muncy.
Stephen Strasburg allowed just one run over six innings while striking out 10 and allowing just three hits. Max Scherzer made a relief appearance in the eighth striking out the side on 14 pitches. The Nationals scored on an RBI double by Howie Kendrick, an RBI single by Adam Eaton, and an RBI double by Anthony Rendon.
Through the end of the 162-game regular season, Cody Bellinger led the Dodgers with a .303 batting average, 168 hits, 47 home runs and 115 RBIs. As a team the Dodgers averaged .258 at the plate. On Sunday, the Dodgers will send Hyun-Jin Ryu to the mound. The lefthander is 14-5 with an ERA of 2.32, 163 Ks and 24 BBs.
Through the end of the 162-game regular season, Anthony Rendon led the Nationals with a .319 batting average, in hits with 174, and in RBIs with 126. Juan Soto led in home runs with 34. As a team, the Nationals averaged .263 at the plate. Washington has not yet announced its starting pitcher for Game 3 at home against Los Angeles.
Recent Betting Trends:
Los Angeles is 7-0 in its last 7 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Dodgers last 4 versus an opponent from the NL East
Washington is 4-1 in its last 5 versus an opponent from the NL West
The OVER has cashed in 3 of the Nationals last 5 at home
Free Betting Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers +110
Washington might start Max Scherzer on Sunday, but Los Angeles has had success of late against the Nationals. The Dodgers have won 5 of the last 6 played in Washington and 10 of the last 14 overall against the Nationals. Los Angeles has won 17 of Ryu’s last 23 starts and 20 of the southpaw’s last 26 starts following a Quality Start during his last appearance. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers win 4-1