The MLB is back in action today as the Washington Nationals will clash with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The series is tied at 1-1 as the scene shifts to Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. The Dodgers will give the nod Hyun-Jin Ryu and the Nationals will counter with Max Scherzer.
Los Angeles Dodgers Form
The Dodgers are having a great season so far. Moreover, they have now won their last 8 games in a row before the loss in the game two of this series. Also, they have allowed only two runs in those games and it seems that they are on the right track this season.
The Dodgers will now try and get their offence back on track, but it will not be easy as they are facing Max Scherzer. The Dodgers are currently 47-34 on the road for the year and they have averaged 5.49 runs per game. Also, they have allowed 4.22 runs per game in those games
The Dodgers home record stands at 59-22 for the year.
On the offensive side of the game, the Dodgers score an average of 5.47 runs per game. Also, they are ranking 10th in hitting at .257 and 4th in homers with 278. On the mound, they are the 1st team in the league in ERA at 3.39, while also ranking 1st in WHIP at 1.10 and 7th in K’s with 1519.
Washington Nationals Form
The Nationals are playing well this season. Moreover, they had a hard-fought win against the Dodgers in the previous game. Also, Washington continues to be on a winning path as they have now won 9 of their last 10 games. The Nats are currently 5131 here at home for the year. Also, they have averaged 5.57 runs per game and have allowed 4.72 runs per game. Washington is now 10-1 in their last 11 games overall. Therefore, they have a good chance to win this game.
On the offensive side of the game, the Nationals score an average of 5.39 runs per game which is the 6th spot in the league in scoring. Also, they are ranking 6th in hitting at .265 and 13th in homers with 231. On the mound, they are 13th in the league in ERA at 4.27. Additionally, they are ranking 8th in WHIP at 1.29 and 8th in K’s with 1511. Their pen ranks 29th in ERA at 5.68.
Both teams are playing well this season and it seems that they are equal at the moment. The Nationals managed to win one of the first two games as I predicted. However, the Dodgers are slightly better and I expect them to win this game.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Washington Nationals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers 10/06/2019 is: take the Los Angeles Dodgers +153 (MoneyLine).
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