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|Washington Nationals vs. San Diego Padres|
The Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at PETCO Park.
Righthander Stephen Strasburg will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Strasburg is 1-5 this season with a 3.10 ERA.
It'll be Edinson Volquez toeing the rubber for the Padres in this contest. Righthander Volquez is 3-3 with a 5.15 ERA so far this season.The Nationals were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Dodgers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. San Diego was an 8-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Orioles. They won as +148 underdogs, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors. Current streak:
Washington has lost 2 straight games.
San Diego has won 2 straight games.
Washington: 21-19 SU
San Diego: 18-21 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
San Diego home to Washington, Friday, May 17