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MLB BASEBALL

Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies

A winning streak will be on the line for the Washington Nationals on Monday when they battle the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.

Dan Haren will be the starting pitcher for the Nationals on this day. Righthander Haren is 4-9 this season with a 6.15 ERA.

Haren's opponent in this one will be John Lannan. The Phillies lefthander has a 5.15 ERA to go along with a 1-3 record this season.

Washington won its last outing, a 11-7 result against the Padres on July 7. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -225 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (18) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Phillies were a 7-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +144 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Washington has won 4 straight games.

Team records:
Washington: 46-42 SU
Philadelphia: 43-46 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

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

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Washington, Tuesday, July 9