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A winning streak will be on the line for the Washington Nationals on Tuesday when they battle the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park.
The Giants will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Madison Bumgarner in this game. Bumgarner has a 11-7 record and a 2.75 ERA this season.
The Nationals will counter Bumgarner with Gio Gonzalez. Lefthander Gonzalez has a 3.52 ERA to go along with a 7-5 record this season.
In their last action, San Francisco was a 10-2 loser at home against the Orioles. Bettors on Baltimore at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Washington won its last outing, a 6-0 result against the Phillies on August 11. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -215 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Washington has won 3 straight games.
San Francisco: 52-65 SU
Washington: 57-60 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Washington most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Francisco's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 9 games when playing Washington
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Washington is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Washington is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing San Francisco
Washington home to San Francisco, Wednesday, August 14