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|Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Nationals|
The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Washington Nationals will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Nationals Park.
Righthander Charlie Morton will take the mound for the Pirates to start this game. Morton is 1-2 this season with a 3.19 ERA.
The Nationals will counter Morton with Dan Haren. Righthander Haren has a 5.61 ERA to go along with a 4-10 record this season.In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Reds. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Nationals were a 9-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Dodgers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -114 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Current streak:
Washington has lost 3 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 57-39 SU
Washington: 48-50 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Washington most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Washington home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, July 23