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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park.

The Pirates will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Francisco Liriano in this game. Liriano has a 9-4 record and a 2.44 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Nationals will be Stephen Strasburg. The righthander has a 2.97 ERA to go along with a 5-7 record this season.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Nationals. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Pittsburgh has won 3 straight games.
Washington has lost 5 straight games.

Team records:
Pittsburgh: 59-39 SU
Washington: 48-52 SU

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

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

A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games
Pittsburgh is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Washington's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games at home

Next up:
Washington home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, July 25