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    The Washington Nationals (63-78) host the Los Angeles Dodgers (86-54) on Sunday at Nationals Park, starting at 1:35 PM ET. The Nationals are favored on the moneyline (-124), while the Dodgers are -103 underdogs. The Dodgers are the spread favorite (1.5) with +245 odds, despite being the moneyline underdog. Trevor Williams gets the starting nod for Washington, and Clayton Kershaw is Los Angeles’ choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Nationals vs. Dodgers

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 10, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:35 PM ET
    • Location: Washington D.C.
    • Stadium: Nationals Park
    Nationals vs Dodgers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Nationals -124 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Nationals vs. the Dodgers?

    • TV Channel: MASN2

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals have hit the second-fewest home runs in baseball this season (129).
    • Washington is 11th in MLB with a .256 batting average.
    • The Nationals rank 20th in baseball with a .316 on-base percentage.
    • Washington strikes out 7.1 times per game, the fewest Ks in baseball.
    • The Nationals average 0.9 homers per home game this season (63 total at home).
    • Washington is slugging .401 with 2.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .264 with 644 hits (8.8 per game) at home this season.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Lane Thomas leads Washington in OBP (.334), slugging percentage (.484) and total hits (153) this season. He has a .285 batting average.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, he ranks 16th in batting average, 61st in on-base percentage, and 30th in slugging.
    • Thomas will look for his fourth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .400 with four home runs and eight RBI.
    • C.J. Abrams has 22 doubles, four triples, 16 home runs and 22 walks. He’s batting .247 and slugging .410 with an on-base percentage of .297.
    • Among qualifying hitters, his batting average places him 103rd, his on-base percentage 130th, and his slugging percentage 104th.
    • Abrams has picked up a hit in two games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .294 with a triple, a home run, five walks and three RBI.
    • Joey Meneses is batting .276 with a .402 slugging percentage and 77 RBI this year.
    • Keibert Ruiz has been key for Washington with 114 hits, an OBP of .312 plus a slugging percentage of .415.
    • Ruiz brings a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .250 with a home run and four RBI.

    Dodgers Stats & Trends

    Dodgers Batting

    • The Dodgers have hit 220 homers this season, which ranks second in the league.
    • Los Angeles ranks 10th in MLB with a .257 team batting average.
    • The Dodgers have an OBP of .342 this season, which ranks second in MLB.
    • Los Angeles ranks 13th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.5 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.5 home runs per game in their 70 road contests this season.
    • Los Angeles is slugging .452 in 70 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 9.0 base hits per game and batting .256 on the road this season.

    Dodgers Key Batters

    • Mookie Betts has racked up 162 hits, a team-high for the Dodgers. He’s batting .314 and slugging .609 with an on-base percentage of .411.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, he ranks seventh in batting average, fourth in on-base percentage and third in slugging percentage.
    • Freddie Freeman paces his team with a .417 OBP, and has a club-high .580 slugging percentage. He has a batting average of .340.
    • He ranks second in batting average, first in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage in the majors.
    • Max Muncy is batting .207 with 15 doubles, 33 home runs and 74 walks.
    • Will Smith has 20 doubles, a triple, 17 home runs and 59 walks while batting .272.

    Nationals vs. Dodgers Probable Pitchers

    Trevor Williams (WSH) Pitcher Clayton Kershaw (LAD)
    6 – 9 W/L 12 – 4
    134.2 IP 117.1
    5.21 ERA 2.61
    1.507 WHIP 1.065
    6.8 K/9 9.4
    3.0 BB/9 2.6

    Nationals vs. Dodgers Injury Updates

    • Nationals: Riley Adams: 10 Day IL (Wrist), MacKenzie Gore: 15 Day IL (Finger), Thad Ward: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Carl Edwards Jr.: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Victor Robles: 60 Day IL (Back), Stone Garrett: 60 Day IL (Leg), 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)
    • Dodgers: Jonny Deluca: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Yency Almonte: 15 Day IL (Knee), Joe Kelly: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Lat), Tony Gonsolin: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Dustin May: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Jake Marisnick: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Tyler Cyr: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), 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), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee), Mookie Betts: day-to-day (Foot)

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