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The Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Citizens Bank Park.
The Nationals will give the ball to starter Dan Haren in this one. Righthander Haren is 4-8 this season with a 5.70 ERA.
Starting this game for the Phillies will be John Lannan. The lefthander has a 6.13 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at +100 were rewarded, while the 2 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at -119 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.
Washington: 34-34 SU
Philadelphia: 33-37 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games at home
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Philadelphia home to Washington, Tuesday, June 18