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Washington Nationals vs. Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers will be trying to extend a winning streak on Tuesday when they take on the Washington Nationals at Comerica Park.

The Nationals will trot Stephen Strasburg out to the mound in this one. Righthander Strasburg has a 5-8 record and a 2.85 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Tigers will be Anibal Sanchez. The righthander has a 2.68 ERA to go along with a 8-7 record this season.

Washington won its last outing, a 14-1 result against the Mets on July 28. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -165 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (15) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Tigers were a 12-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -230 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Washington has won 3 straight games.
Detroit has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Washington: 52-54 SU
Detroit: 59-45 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 9-1
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Washington's last 18 games
Detroit is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing Washington
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Washington

Next up:
Detroit home to Washington, Wednesday, July 31