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    Freddie Freeman brings a 17-game hitting streak into the Los Angeles Dodgers’ (32-22) matchup with the Washington Nationals (23-30) and Lane Thomas, who has safely hit in 13 games in a row. The Dodgers are favored (-231) for this contest against the Nationals (+188), which starts at 9:10 PM ET on Monday at Dodger Stadium. Bobby Miller gets the starting nod for Los Angeles, and Trevor Williams is Washington’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Dodgers vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Monday, May 29, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:10 PM ET
    • Location: Los Angeles, California
    • Stadium: Dodger Stadium
    Dodgers vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Dodgers -231 9

    How Do I Watch the Dodgers vs. the Nationals?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet LA

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers rank second in MLB action with 89 home runs. They average 1.6 per game.
    • Los Angeles ranks 20th in MLB with a .240 batting average.
    • The Dodgers’ .329 on-base percentage is 10th-best in MLB.
    • Los Angeles strikes out 9.1 times per game, the No. 25 mark in MLB.
    • The Dodgers average 1.6 homers per home game this season (39 total at home).
    • Los Angeles has a .473 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.8 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .253.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Freeman has 73 hits and an OBP of .415 to go with a slugging percentage of .577. All three of those stats are best among Los Angeles hitters this season. He has a .340 batting average, as well.
    • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, his batting average ranks second, his on-base percentage ranks fourth, and he is fourth in slugging.
    • Freeman will look for his 18th straight game with a hit in this matchup. During his last 10 games he is batting .439 with eight doubles, a triple, two home runs, five walks and nine RBI.
    • Mookie Betts has 14 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 33 walks. He’s batting .244 and slugging .492 with an on-base percentage of .353.
    • Among qualifying hitters, his batting average places him 103rd, his on-base percentage 46th, and his slugging percentage 34th.
    • Will Smith is batting .313 with a .531 slugging percentage and 28 RBI this year.
    • Max Muncy has 17 home runs, 38 RBI and a batting average of .208 this season.
    • Muncy takes a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .200 with a double, two home runs, a walk and four RBI.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals’ 38 home runs rank 29th in MLB this season.
    • Washington has a team batting average of .266 this season, which ranks third among MLB teams.
    • The Nationals have an OBP of .330 this season, which ranks ninth in MLB.
    • Washington ranks second in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.2 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 20 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 25 road contests this season.
    • Washington is slugging .390 in 25 road games this season.
    • In 25 road games this season, they have a batting average of .267 while averaging 9.4 base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Thomas has 58 hits, a team-best for the Nationals. He’s batting .287 and slugging .465 with an on-base percentage of .344.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, his batting average puts him 31st, his on-base percentage ranks 59th, and he is 54th in slugging.
    • Thomas takes a 13-game hitting streak into this game. During his last 10 games he is batting .310 with four doubles, three home runs, four walks and seven RBI.
    • Jeimer Candelario is batting .262 with 15 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 15 walks. He’s slugging .451 with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • Including all qualified hitters, his batting average puts him 74th, his on-base percentage is 101st, and he is 71st in slugging.
    • Luis Garcia is batting .272 with seven doubles, a triple, three home runs and 12 walks.
    • Joey Meneses is slugging .386 to pace his team.

    Dodgers vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Bobby Miller (LAD) Pitcher Trevor Williams (WSH)
    1 – 0 W/L 2 – 2
    5 IP 50
    1.80 ERA 4.32
    1.000 WHIP 1.240
    9.0 K/9 6.7
    1.8 BB/9 2.3

    Dodgers vs. Nationals Injury Updates

    • Dodgers: Julio Urías: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Groin), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Tyler Cyr: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee), Max Muncy: day-to-day (Hamstring)
    • Nationals: Victor Robles: 10 Day IL (Back), Israel Pineda: 10 Day IL (Finger), Stephen Strasburg: 60 Day IL (Ribs/shoulder), Tanner Rainey: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Cade Cavalli: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Victor Arano: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Dodgers and Nationals (Last 10 Games)

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