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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Friday when the Miami Marlins and the Washington Nationals meet at Nationals Park.
Righthander Jacob Turner will take the mound for the Marlins to start this game. Turner is 3-7 this season with a 3.51 ERA.
The Nationals will counter Turner with Jordan Zimmermann. Righthander Zimmermann has a 3.33 ERA to go along with a 18-8 record this season.
Miami lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Nationals on September 19. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -220 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Miami: 56-97 SU
Washington: 82-71 SU
Miami most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
Washington most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 8 games on the road
Miami is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Miami
Washington is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Miami
Washington is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Washington home to Miami, Saturday, September 21