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Dodgers vs. Nationals series snapshot: September 15-17

2 best teams in the NL meet in Washington D.C.

Atlanta Braves v Washington Nationals Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

The teams with the two best records in the National League meet in a three-game set this weekend in Washington D.C., with potential home field advantage and top seed status in the NL in the balance. Here is a look at both the Dodgers and Nationals heading into the series at Nationals Park.

Teams: Dodgers (94-52) vs. Nationals (89-57)

Split records: Dodgers 42-29 on road, Nationals 44-30 at home

Run differential: Dodgers +171 (1st in NL), Nationals +146 (2nd in NL)

Runs scored: Dodgers 4.77 per game (6th), Nationals 5.17 (1st)

OPS+: Dodgers 102 (1st), Nationals 101 (3rd)

wRC+: Dodgers 104 (1st), Nationals 101 (3rd)

Dodgers-Nationals 2017

Date Location Time (PT)
Date Location Time (PT)
Mon, Jun 5 LA 4-2 Was
Tue, Jun 6 LA 2-1 Was
Wed, Jun 7 LA 2-1 LA
Fri, Sep 15 DC 4:05 p.m.
Sat, Sep 16 DC 10:05 a.m.
Sun, Sep 17 DC 5:08 p.m.

Runs allowed: Dodgers 3.60 (1st), Nationals 4.17 (3rd)

ERA+: Dodgers 124 (2nd), Nationals 115 (3rd)

Last 10 games: Dodgers 2-8, Nationals 7-3

2017 head-to-head record: 2-1 Washington

2016 head-to-head: 5-1 Dodgers (2-1 in DC); LA 3-2 in NLDS

Nationals SB Nation site: Federal Baseball

Pitching matchups

More details

Friday: Alex Wood vs. Edwin Jackson
Saturday: Rich Hill vs. A.J. Cole
Sunday: Hyun-jin Ryu vs. Stephen Strasburg

Series schedule

Friday, 4:05 p.m. (SportsNet LA, MLB Network)
Saturday, 10:05 a.m. (Fox)
Sunday, 5:08 p.m. (ESPN)