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The Cincinnati Reds and the Washington Nationals will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Nationals Park.
The Reds will trot Bronson Arroyo out to the mound in this one. Righthander Arroyo has a 2-1 record and a 3.54 ERA this season.
Arroyo's opponent in this one will be Gio Gonzalez. The Nationals lefthander has a 5.85 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
The Reds were a 1-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -167 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Washington was a 4-2 loser at home against the Cardinals. Bettors on St. Louis at +143 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Washington has lost 4 straight games.
Cincinnati: 13-9 SU
Washington: 10-11 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Washington most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 9-1
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home
Washington home to Cincinnati, Friday, April 26