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MLB BASEBALL

Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves

The Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Turner Field.

The Nationals will trot Stephen Strasburg out to the mound in this one. Righthander Strasburg has a 1-4 record and a 3.16 ERA this season.

The Braves will counter Strasburg with Julio Teheran. Righthander Teheran has a 5.48 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.

Washington lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Reds on April 28. Bettors who backed the Reds at -108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Atlanta was an 8-3 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Atlanta has lost 4 straight games.

Team records:
Washington: 13-12 SU
Atlanta: 15-9 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Washington's last 17 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington

Next up:
Atlanta home to Washington, Tuesday, April 30