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|Washington Nationals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates|
The Washington Nationals and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at PNC Park.
Stephen Strasburg will be the starting pitcher for the Nationals on this day. Righthander Strasburg is 1-4 this season with a 3.13 ERA.
The Pirates will counter Strasburg with Jeff Locke. Lefthander Locke has a 2.83 ERA to go along with a 3-1 record this season.The Nationals were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -136 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. Current streak:
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
Washington: 15-15 SU
Pittsburgh: 17-12 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh home to Washington, Sunday, May 5