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Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs

The Washington Nationals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

The Nationals will give the ball to starter Dan Haren in this one. Righthander Haren is 7-11 this season with a 4.82 ERA.

It'll be Chris Rusin toeing the rubber for the Cubs in this contest. Lefthander Rusin is 2-2 with a 3.06 ERA so far this season.

In their last action, Washington was a 11-1 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at +127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Washington has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Washington: 60-64 SU
Chicago: 54-70 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 0-10
Before playing Washington are 1-9
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Washington's last 11 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Washington's last 16 games on the road
Washington is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 11 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Chi Cubs home to Washington, Wednesday, August 21