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MLB BASEBALL

Colorado Rockies vs. Washington Nationals

The Colorado Rockies and the Washington Nationals will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Nationals Park.

The Rockies will give the ball to starter Tyler Chatwood in this one. Righthander Chatwood is 4-1 this season with a 2.33 ERA.

The Nationals will counter Chatwood with Stephen Strasburg. Righthander Strasburg has a 2.50 ERA to go along with a 3-6 record this season.

The Rockies were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -168 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Colorado has lost 4 straight games.
Washington has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Colorado: 37-37 SU
Washington: 36-36 SU

Colorado most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Washington most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 10 games

Next up:
Washington home to Colorado, Saturday, June 22