Washington
Nationals
Stadium Nationals Park
93-69 Overall | NL EAST 2nd
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Nationals.2658732314.27
Schedule
Regular season
Sat  9/21
@
Marlins
W / 1010-4
Sun  9/22
@
Marlins
L3-5
Mon  9/23
vs
Phillies
W7-2
Tue  9/24
vs
Phillies
W4-1
Tue  9/24
vs
Phillies
W6-5
Wed  9/25
vs
Phillies
W5-2
Thu  9/26
vs
Phillies
W6-3
Fri  9/27
vs
Indians
W8-2
Sat  9/28
vs
Indians
W10-7
Sun  9/29
vs
Indians
W8-2
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 25/1, 3.8% (#7). Even with the juice, the Nationals are a good betting value. Their 6.2% chance to win the World Series (based on simulations) is #5 in the league. They are also a good bet to win the NL at 12/1, 7.7%. Their sim chance is 13.7%. They are projected to win 92 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 89. They are basically a lock to make the playoffs, but they do not have a great chance of winning their division (0%). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #3 in the NL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 74.6-60.4. At 77-58 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up +8 units. They are one of the best teams against the spread (77-58) for a +1017 profit. Their over-under record is 64-64 with 7 pushes. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the New York Mets. 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 +0.91 which ranks #2 in the NL, but their rank based on win percentage is #3. They are the #2 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #4 ranked team among home teams. Their average run differential in their past 12 games is +4.58 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
32 Barrett, Aaron RP6-323001/02/19883Ole Miss
--- Braymer, Ben P6-2215No College
46 Corbin, Patrick SP6-321007/19/19897No College
1 Difo, Wilmer SS5-1120004/02/19925No College
63 Doolittle, Sean RP6-220409/26/19868Virginia
2 Eaton, Adam RF5-917612/06/19888Miami (OH)
29 Elias, Roenis RP5-1119708/01/19886No College
23 Fedde, Erick SP6-419502/25/19933UNLV
--- Finnegan, Kyle RP6-217609/04/19910No College
--- Gomes, Yan 6-221507/19/19878No College
--- Kendrick, Howie 5-1122007/12/198314No College
8 Kieboom, Carter SS6-220309/03/19971No College
61 McGowin, Kyle RP6-319511/27/19912No College
18 Noll, Jake 1B6-120003/08/19941No College
21 Rainey, Tanner RP6-223512/25/19922No College
65 Read, Raudy C6-022010/29/19932No College
16 Robles, Victor CF6-019005/19/19973No College
41 Ross, Joe RP6-422005/21/19935No College
5 Sanchez, Adrian 3B6-021608/16/19903No College
19 Sanchez, Anibal SP6-020502/27/198414No College
31 Scherzer, Max SP6-321507/27/198412Missouri
22 Soto, Juan LF6-118510/25/19982No College
17 Stevenson, Andrew LF6-019206/01/19943LSU
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
3 Taylor, Michael CF6-421203/26/19916No College
7 Turner, Trea SS6-218506/30/19935NC State
50 Voth, Austin SP6-220106/26/19922Washington
53 Williams, Austen RP6-322012/19/19922No College