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Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies

A winning streak will be on the line for the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday when they battle the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.

Lefthander Gio Gonzalez will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Gonzalez is 3-3 this season with a 3.40 ERA.

Starting this game for the Phillies will be Kyle Kendrick. The righthander has a 3.76 ERA to go along with a 6-4 record this season.

The Nationals were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -164 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Washington has lost 3 straight games.
Philadelphia has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Washington: 34-36 SU
Philadelphia: 35-37 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Washington are 2-8
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games on the road
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Washington

Next up:
Washington home to Colorado, Thursday, June 20
Philadelphia home to NY Mets, Friday, June 21