Washington looks to increase lead to three games in NLCS versus St. Louis
St. Louis Cardinals (91-71, first in the NL Central) vs. Washington Nationals (93-69, second in the NL East)
Washington; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Nationals -127; over/under is 7 runs
NLCS: Washington leads the series 2-0
BOTTOM LINE: Stephen Strasburg and Washington will host St. Louis in Game 3 of the NLCS.
The Nationals are 50-31 in home games. Washington has slugged .455, good for third in the National League. Anthony Rendon leads the club with a .598 slugging percentage, including 81 extra-base hits and 34 home runs.
The Cardinals have gone 41-40 away from home. The St. Louis pitching staff owns a team ERA of 3.83, Miles Mikolas paces the staff with a mark of 4.16.
TOP PERFORMERS: Rendon leads the Nationals with 81 extra base hits and is batting .319. Trea Turner is 14-for-41 with five doubles, three home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Washington.