Nationals at Dodgers 10/9/19 - MLB Betting Picks & Odds
Washington Nationals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB: 8:37 PM EST
Oct. 09, 2019
Latest Odds : LAD -145 Total 7
The Washington Nationals visit Chavez Ravine on Wednesday for the fifth and final game of their National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Nationals tied the series at 2-2 with 6-1 victory on Monday. Max Scherzer pitched seven strong innings for the Nationals and Ryan Zimmerman belted a three-run home run in leading Washington to the win.
The only run the Dodgers managed in the game was a long home run off the bat of third baseman Justin Turner in the first inning off Scherzer. However, following that the Dodgers could not put anything together against the Nationals right-hander. Clayton Kershaw is available in the bullpen for Wednesday’s game if starter Walker Buehler needs help.
During the 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. On Wednesday, the Nationals will send Stephen Strasburg to the mound. The right-hander this postseason is 1-0 with an ERA of 1.50, 10 Ks and 0 BBs.
During the 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 Wednesday, the Dodgers will send Walker Buehler to the mound. The right-hander this postseason is 1-0 with an ERA of 0.00, 8 Ks and 3 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Washington is 8-2 in its last 10 following a win
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Nationals last 4 playoff games on the road
Los Angeles is 6-1 in its last 7 Divisional Series home games
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Dodgers last 5 playoff games
Free Betting Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers -145
While Stephen Strasburg has had an excellent second half of the season, the Nationals have lost 4 of their right-hander’s last 5 starts versus the Dodgers. Overall the Nationals have lost 11 of the last 16 versus Los Angeles. With Walker Buehler on the mound, the Dodgers have won 19 of the right-hander’s last 26 starts at home. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers win 4-2