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A winning streak will be on the line for the Washington Nationals on Thursday when they battle the Arizona Diamondbacks at Nationals Park.
The Diamondbacks will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Patrick Corbin in this game. Corbin has a 9-0 record and a 2.19 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Nationals will be Stephen Strasburg. The righthander has a 2.40 ERA to go along with a 4-6 record this season.
Arizona lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Nationals on June 26. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -152 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Arizona has lost 3 straight games.
Washington has won 2 straight games.
Arizona: 41-36 SU
Washington: 39-38 SU
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Washington most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Arizona's last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Arizona's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 9 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Arizona
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Arizona
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Arizona at Atlanta, Friday, June 28
Washington at NY Mets, Friday, June 28