Washington
Nationals
Stadium Nationals Park
73-57 Overall | NL EAST 2nd
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Nationals.2646981864.34
Schedule
Regular season
Tue  8/20
@
Pirates
L1-4
Wed  8/21
@
Pirates
W11-1
Thu  8/22
@
Pirates
W7-1
Fri  8/23
@
Cubs
W9-3
Sat  8/24
@
Cubs
W7-2
Sun  8/25
@
Cubs
W / 117-5
Tue  8/27
vs
Orioles
7:05pm
Wed  8/28
vs
Orioles
7:05pm
Fri  8/30
vs
Marlins
7:05pm
Sat  8/31
vs
Marlins
7:05pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

They are one of 3 teams with 25/1, 3.8% odds to win the World Series. They are a good bet to win the championship (4.2 percent chance). They are also a good bet to win the NL at 12/1, 7.7%. Their sim chance is 10.6%. They are projected to win 92 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 89. Their playoff chances stand at 93.9% (19.5% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #3 in the NL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 129 games, their expected win percentage is 55% based on the money line odds. They are ahead of expectations with their 72-57 record. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down -97 units. They are one of the best teams against the spread (73-56) for a +920 profit. Their under-over record is 62-60 with 7 pushes. Based on computer simulations they only have a 40% chance to beat the Cubs in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record should be slightly better. Their average run differential is +0.81 which ranks #2 in the NL, but their rank based on win percentage is #3. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #2 ranked team in run differential in road games, vs #5 in home games. Their average run differential in their past 13 games is +4.69 which ranks them #1 over this stretch, slightly better than overall.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Anthony Rendon who is projected to be the #1 third baseman the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
15 Adams, Matt 1B6-324508/31/19888No College
13 Cabrera, Asdrubal 2B6-020511/13/198513No College
46 Corbin, Patrick SP6-321007/19/19897No College
9 Dozier, Brian 2B5-1119805/15/19878Southern Miss
2 Eaton, Adam RF5-917612/06/19888Miami (OH)
23 Fedde, Erick SP6-419502/25/19933UNLV
10 Gomes, Yan C6-221507/19/19878No College
33 Grace, Matt RP6-421512/14/19885UCLA
48 Guerra, Javy RP6-222610/31/19859No College
44 Hudson, Daniel RP6-322503/09/198710No College
47 Kendrick, Howie 1B5-1122007/12/198314No College
88 Parra, Gerardo 1B5-1121405/06/198711No College
21 Rainey, Tanner RP6-223512/25/19922No College
6 Rendon, Anthony 3B6-120006/06/19907Rice
16 Robles, Victor CF6-019005/19/19973No College
56 Rodney, Fernando RP5-1124003/18/197717No College
41 Ross, Joe RP6-422005/21/19935No College
19 Sanchez, Anibal SP6-020502/27/198414No College
31 Scherzer, Max SP6-321507/27/198412Missouri
22 Soto, Juan LF6-118510/25/19982No College
37 Strasburg, Stephen SP6-523507/20/198810San Diego State
60 Strickland, Hunter RP6-422609/24/19886No College
51 Suero, Wander RP6-421109/15/19912No College
28 Suzuki, Kurt C5-1121010/04/198313No College
7 Turner, Trea SS6-218506/30/19935NC State