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The Washington Nationals will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the San Diego Padres at Nationals Park.
The Padres will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Jason Marquis in this game. Marquis has a 9-4 record and a 3.74 ERA this season.
The Nationals will counter Marquis with Jordan Zimmermann. Righthander Zimmermann has a 2.46 ERA to go along with a 12-3 record this season.
San Diego lost its last outing, an 8-5 result against the Nationals on July 5. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
San Diego has lost 7 straight games.
Washington has won 2 straight games.
San Diego: 40-47 SU
Washington: 44-42 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Washington are 8-2
After a loss are 2-8
Washington most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
Washington is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing San Diego
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Washington home to San Diego, Sunday, July 7