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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Washington Nationals odds, tips and betting trends | April 23

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A series opener between the Los Angeles Dodgers (13-11) and Washington Nationals (10-11) is on deck Tuesday at 6:45 PM ET, at Nationals Park.

The Dodgers are favored (-213 on the moneyline to win) when they take the field at the Nationals (+176). The Los Angeles Dodgers will hand the ball to James Paxton (2-0, 2.81 ERA), who is looking for win No. 3 on the season, and the Nationals will counter with Patrick Corbin (0-3, 8.06 ERA).

The Dodgers were vicotrious 10-0 over the Mets Tuesday in their last game. Tyler Glasnow was named the winning pitcher after throwing eight innings without giving up an earned run on seven hits, while striking out 10, while Andy Pages went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and three RBI to lead them offensively.

The Nationals earned a 6-0 victory against the Astros Tuesday. Luis Garcia (3-for-4 with two RBI) led the way offensively, while Mitchell Parker got the win on the mound after going seven innings without giving up an earned run on three hits, while striking out eight.

Ahead of the Dodgers vs. Nationals matchup, here is what you need to prepare for Tuesday’s baseball action, including viewing options.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Washington Nationals odds and betting lines

MLB odds courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook. Odds updated Tuesday at 3:16 PM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favorite: Dodgers (-213, bet $213 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Nationals (+176, bet $100 to win $176)
  • Over/under: 10

Dodgers vs. Nationals: Live streaming info & game time

  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 23, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:45 PM ET
  • Stadium: Nationals Park
  • TV Channel: MASN
  • Live Stream: Fubo (Watch for free)

Dodgers stats and trends

Dodgers betting records

  • The Dodgers have entered the game as favorites 24 times this season and won 13, or 54.2%, of those games.
  • This season Los Angeles has won seven of its 10 games, or 70%, when favored by at least -213 on the moneyline.
  • The Dodgers have a 68.1% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • So far this season, Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in 15 of 24 games with a total.
  • The Dodgers are 9-14-0 ATS in their 23 games with a spread this season.

James Paxton (Dodgers probable starter)

  • Paxton gets the start for the Dodgers, his fourth of the season. He is 2-0 with a 2.81 ERA and 10 strikeouts in 16 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent outing on Sunday, April 14 against the San Diego Padres, the left-hander went five innings, giving up three earned runs while surrendering three hits.
  • The 35-year-old has an ERA of 2.81, with 5.6 strikeouts per nine innings, in three games this season. Opposing hitters have a .185 batting average against him.
  • Paxton will look to extend a four-game streak of going five or more innings (he’s averaging 5.3 frames per appearance).
  • The opposing Nationals offense has a collective .238 batting average, and is 25th in the league with 164 total hits and 27th in MLB action with 80 runs scored. It has the 16th-ranked slugging percentage (.383) and ranks 21st in home runs (20) in all of MLB.

Dodgers batting stats

  • The Dodgers’ 28 home runs rank third in Major League Baseball.
  • Hitters for Los Angeles rank fourth in the majors with a combined .421 team slugging percentage.
  • The Dodgers rank fifth in MLB with a .259 team batting average.
  • Los Angeles is among the highest-scoring teams in the majors, ranking fourth with 124 total runs this season.
  • The Dodgers have an on-base percentage of .343 this season, which ranks third in the league.
  • Los Angeles is one of the least-disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking 27th with an average of 9.4 strikeouts per game.

Nationals stats and trends

Nationals betting records

  • The Nationals have been victorious in nine, or 47.4%, of the 19 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Washington has been victorious three times in four chances when named as an underdog of at least +176 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Nationals have a 36.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Washington’s games have gone over the total in eight of its 21 opportunities.
  • The Nationals have an against the spread mark of 12-8-0 in 20 games with a line this season.

Patrick Corbin (Nationals probable starter)

  • Corbin (0-3) takes the mound first for the Nationals in his fifth start of the season. He’s put together an 8.06 ERA in 22 1/3 innings pitched, with 15 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent time out on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the left-hander tossed 6 1/3 innings, giving up five earned runs while surrendering nine hits.
  • The 34-year-old has an ERA of 8.06, with 6 strikeouts per nine innings in four games this season. Opposing hitters have a .379 batting average against him.
  • Corbin will look to last five or more innings for his fourth straight start. He’s averaging 5.5 frames per outing.
  • He meets a Dodgers offense that ranks fourth in the league with 124 total runs scored while batting .259 as a squad. His opponent has a collective .421 slugging percentage (fourth in MLB play) and has hit a total of 28 home runs (third in the league).
  • In 6 1/3 innings over one appearance against the Dodgers this season, Corbin has a 7.11 ERA and a 2.053 WHIP while his opponents are batting .346.
  • This season, the 34-year-old ranks 75th in ERA (8.06), 75th in WHIP (1.970), and 67th in K/9 (6) among pitchers who qualify.

Nationals batting stats

  • The Nationals rank 21st in MLB action with 20 total home runs.
  • So far this year, Washington’s .383 slugging percentage ranks 16th in baseball.
  • The Nationals rank 17th in the majors with a .238 batting average.
  • Washington is the fourth-lowest scoring team in MLB play averaging 3.8 runs per game (80 total).
  • The Nationals are 17th in the majors with an on-base percentage of .314.

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