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The Washington Nationals and the Cleveland Indians will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Progressive Field.
Lefthander Gio Gonzalez will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Gonzalez is 3-3 this season with a 3.59 ERA.
Gonzalez's opponent in this one will be Justin Masterson. The Indians righthander has a 3.68 ERA to go along with a 8-5 record this season.
Washington was a 5-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Rockies. They won as +130 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at +134 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Washington has won 2 straight games.
Cleveland has won 2 straight games.
Washington: 33-32 SU
Cleveland: 32-33 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 4-5
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 6-3
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
Cleveland is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
Cleveland is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
Cleveland home to Washington, Saturday, June 15