2016 MLB Season:Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Washington NationalsJuly 19, 2015 by Marc Jerbs

On Tuesday, the Washington Nationals will host a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Game time is set at 7:05PM ET.

This game will pit a veteran pitcher against a young and promising pitcher. Dodgers' veteran pitcher Scott Kazmir is slated to pitch for his team. Washington's Reynaldo Lopez will make his big league debut after his Futures Game appearance last Sunday.

Scott Kazmir holds a 1-0 record and and ERA of 4.14 over three games against the Washington Nationals. He has a limited exposure against the Nationals as he spent a great deal of his time in the American League.

Rookie Reynaldo Lopez has steadily improved his physical, mental and emotional development after 16 minor league starts this year. He began the season at Double-A Harrisburg and made his last two starts at Triple-A Syracuse. This factors earned him a shot for his major league debut.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Reynaldo Lopez and the Washington Nationals as the favorites to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.