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The fans at Nationals Park will be treated to a game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals when they take their seats on Sunday.
Lefthander Cole Hamels will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Hamels is 1-7 this season with a 4.45 ERA.
Hamels's opponent in this one will be Stephen Strasburg. The Nationals righthander has a 2.66 ERA to go along with a 2-5 record this season.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at +149 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Philadelphia: 24-25 SU
Washington: 25-24 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Washington most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games at home
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Boston, Monday, May 27
Washington home to Baltimore, Monday, May 27