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The San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Nationals Park.
Robbie Erlin will be the starting pitcher for the Padres on this day. Lefthander Erlin is 1-1 this season with a 3.78 ERA.
Starting this game for the Nationals will be Stephen Strasburg. The righthander has a 2.24 ERA to go along with a 4-6 record this season.
The Padres were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -220 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
San Diego has lost 8 straight games.
Washington has won 3 straight games.
San Diego: 40-48 SU
Washington: 45-42 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8
Washington most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of San Diego's last 18 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games when playing San Diego
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
San Diego home to Colorado, Monday, July 8
Washington at Philadelphia, Monday, July 8