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New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the New York Mets at Nationals Park.

Jeremy Hefner will be the starting pitcher for the Mets on this day. Righthander Hefner is 1-5 this season with a 4.50 ERA.

Hefner's opponent in this one will be Jordan Zimmermann. The Nationals righthander has a 2.37 ERA to go along with a 8-3 record this season.

Last time out for New York, they were a 11-6 loser as they battled the Marlins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +185 were rewarded, while the 17 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Washington was a 6-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Braves. They lost as +180 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Current streak:
New York has lost 3 straight games.
Washington has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
New York: 22-32 SU
Washington: 28-29 SU

New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

Washington most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets's last 9 games
NY Mets are 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
NY Mets are 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
NY Mets are 6-19 SU in its last 25 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games at home
Washington is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 10 games
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against NY Mets

Next up:
Washington home to NY Mets, Wednesday, June 5