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The Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals will meet on the field at Nationals Park on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.
Lefthander Cliff Lee will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Lee is 10-5 this season with a 3.13 ERA.
It'll be Taylor Jordan toeing the rubber for the Nationals in this contest. Righthander Jordan is 1-3 with a 3.76 ERA so far this season.
The Phillies were a 9-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -168 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.
Philadelphia: 52-63 SU
Washington: 55-60 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Washington most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER 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 on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Philadelphia's last 20 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 12 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER 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 at home against Philadelphia
Washington is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games at home
Washington home to Philadelphia, Sunday, August 11