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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park.

The Cardinals will trot Adam Wainwright out to the mound in this one. Righthander Wainwright has a 3-1 record and a 2.48 ERA this season.

The Nationals will counter Wainwright with Ross Detwiler. Lefthander Detwiler has a 0.90 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.

Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -112 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Washington has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
St. Louis: 11-8 SU
Washington: 10-9 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Washington most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 12 of St. Louis's last 16 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 8 of St. Louis's last 11 games when playing on the road against Washington
St. Louis is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Washington's last 16 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 11 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Washington is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington's last 16 games

Next up:
Washington home to St. Louis, Wednesday, April 24