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The San Francisco Giants will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park.
The Giants will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Tim Lincecum in this game. Lincecum has a 6-11 record and a 4.18 ERA this season.
Lincecum's opponent in this one will be Jordan Zimmermann. The Nationals righthander has a 3.10 ERA to go along with a 13-6 record this season.
San Francisco lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Nationals on August 13. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -129 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
San Francisco has lost 2 straight games.
Washington has won 4 straight games.
San Francisco: 52-66 SU
Washington: 58-60 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Washington most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of San Francisco's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
San Francisco is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing San Francisco
Washington home to San Francisco, Thursday, August 15