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The Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Citizens Bank Park.
The Nationals will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Gio Gonzalez in this game. Gonzalez has a 8-6 record and a 3.56 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Ethan Martin who starts for the Phillies. Righthander Martin is 2-3 with a 6.40 ERA so far this season.
The Nationals were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +117 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Washington: 69-68 SU
Philadelphia: 63-75 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games when playing Washington
Philadelphia home to Washington, Wednesday, September 4