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The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Washington Nationals will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Nationals Park.
The Diamondbacks will give the ball to starter Trevor Cahill in this one. Righthander Cahill is 3-8 this season with a 3.92 ERA.
The Nationals will counter Cahill with Gio Gonzalez. Lefthander Gonzalez has a 3.34 ERA to go along with a 3-3 record this season.
Arizona lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Reds on June 23. Bettors who backed the Reds at -145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 7-6 loser as they battled the Rockies at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at +122 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Washington has lost 2 straight games.
Arizona: 41-34 SU
Washington: 37-38 SU
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Washington most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Arizona's last 12 games on the road
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Washington
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing at home against Arizona
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Washington home to Arizona, Wednesday, June 26