Los Angeles hosts Washington, aims to build on Buehler’s strong showing
Los Angeles; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
LINE: Dodgers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Dodgers are 16-6 in home games. Los Angeles ranks sixth in the MLB in hitting with a .256 batting average, Cody Bellinger leads the team with an average of .394.
The Nationals are 9-12 on the road. Washington has hit 52 home runs as a team this season. Juan Soto leads them with six, averaging one every 18 at-bats.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 56 hits and is batting .394. Justin Turner is 13-for-37 with two doubles, five home runs and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 6-4, .249 batting average, 2.92 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs
Nationals: 4-6, .207 batting average, 4.07 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Nationals Injuries: Austen Williams: 10-day IL (shoulder), Tony Sipp: 10-day IL (oblique), Trevor Rosenthal: 10-day IL (infection), Koda Glover: 60-day IL (forearm), Andrew Stevenson: 10-day IL (back), Ryan Zimmerman: 10-day IL (foot), Trea Turner: 10-day IL (finger), Matt Adams: 10-day IL (shoulder).