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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Washington Nationals 07/02/2021 Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Washington Nationals 07/02/2021 – The Los Angeles Dodgers are just one step away from getting back to the top of the NL West Division play. The Dodgers are sitting at the second spot and are one game behind the Giants. The Washington Nationals are holding the second position in the NL East as they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The top MLB betting website has odds available online as these teams battle in their second game of a four-game series from the Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Washington Nationals 07/02/2021
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers are holding a 50-31 record while they remain a few games ahead of the Padres. Los Angeles defeated Washington last night with a final score of 6-2. The Dodgers swept the Giants in their last series and they entered this game riding a six-game winning streak. Max Muncy went deep from the plate with a grand slam. Julio Urias will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 9-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.95 and an impressive 1.07 WHIP.
Players to watch: J. Turner 3B (GP 74, AB 270, R 44, H 77, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 12, RBI 40, TB 127, BB 38, SO 57, SB 0, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.379, SLG 0.47, OPS 0.849, WAR 1.9), M. Betts RF (GP 68, AB 261, R 48, H 65, 2B 20, 3B 3, HR 10, RBI 29, TB 121, BB 42, SO 49, SB 7, AVG 0.249, OBP 0.366, SLG 0.464, OPS 0.83, WAR 2.9).
The Nationals are now holding a 40-39 record after their last defeat. Washington is just one game ahead of the Braves and is a few games behind the Mets at the top. Last night, they struggled to get more than two runs from the plate. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin suffered the loss from the mound. Max Scherzer will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Scherzer is holding a 7-4 record on the season with an ERA of 2.14.
Players to watch: T. Turner SS (GP 78, AB 314, R 50, H 100, 2B 15, 3B 2, HR 14, RBI 38, TB 161, BB 22, SO 66, SB 18, AVG 0.318, OBP 0.367, SLG 0.513, OPS 0.879, WAR 2.9), S. Castro 2B (GP 76, AB 277, R 20, H 70, 2B 16, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 32, TB 95, BB 22, SO 61, SB 0, AVG 0.253, OBP 0.305, SLG 0.343, OPS 0.648, WAR 0.5).
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Washington Nationals Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers’ last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks
The MLB best bets have predicted the Dodgers to continue their success and get past the Nationals. Los Angeles has a better shot with their equally balanced offensive and defensive unit.
Score Prediction: Dodgers 5, Nationals 3.