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The division rival Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at Marlins Park.
The Nationals will give the ball to starter Jordan Zimmermann in this one. Righthander Zimmermann is 2-0 this season with a 2.08 ERA.
The Marlins will counter Zimmermann with Wade LeBlanc. Lefthander LeBlanc has a 3.27 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.
The Nationals were a 9-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Miami, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Phillies at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -135 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Washington has lost 3 straight games.
Washington: 7-5 SU
Miami: 2-10 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Miami most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Washington's last 11 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 9 games
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games at home
Miami is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Washington
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Miami home to Washington, Tuesday, April 16