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The Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves will meet on the field at Turner Field on Wednesday in a battle of division rivals.
The Nationals will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Jordan Zimmermann in this game. Zimmermann has a 4-1 record and a 2.00 ERA this season.
It'll be Paul Maholm toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Lefthander Maholm is 3-2 with a 3.30 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Washington was an 8-1 loser on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Atlanta at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Washington has lost 3 straight games.
Atlanta has won 2 straight games.
Washington: 13-14 SU
Atlanta: 17-9 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Washington are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Washington's last 19 games on the road
Washington is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Atlanta home to Washington, Thursday, May 2