Point Spread: 1.50 | -167.00 San Francisco (Away)
The Giants are coming into Game 1 in Washington with a road record of 20-13. The Nats have a losing record at home, but they will be the favorite with Mad Max on the mound.
Scherzer is a big name pitcher, but he hasn't had a great season by his standards. He's lost two of his last three starts, and he's 5-4 with a 2.22 ERA overall.
The Giants hand the ball to Anthony DeSclafani, who is having a career year. The right-hander is 2-1 with a 2.63 ERA in seven starts on the road this season.
The Giants are 7-0 in their last seven road games versus a team with a losing record.