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Washington Nationals vs. San Diego Padres

The Washington Nationals will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the San Diego Padres at PETCO Park.

Righthander Jordan Zimmermann will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Zimmermann is 7-1 this season with a 1.69 ERA.

It'll be Eric Stults toeing the rubber for the Padres in this contest. Lefthander Stults is 3-3 with a 4.57 ERA so far this season.

The Nationals were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Washington has won 2 straight games.
San Diego has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Washington: 23-19 SU
San Diego: 18-23 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

San Diego most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Washington is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing San Diego
Washington is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing San Diego
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing Washington
San Diego is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of San Diego's last 16 games when playing at home against Washington

Next up:
San Diego home to Washington, Sunday, May 19