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The Washington Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Camden Yards in an interleague contest.
Righthander Dan Haren will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Haren is 4-5 this season with a 5.43 ERA.
Starting this game for the Orioles will be Freddy Garcia. The righthander has a 4.61 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 9-6 loser as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Orioles at -117 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Washington: 27-26 SU
Baltimore: 29-24 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Washington is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Baltimore
Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Baltimore is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Washington
Washington at Atlanta, Friday, May 31
Baltimore home to Detroit, Friday, May 31