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Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets

The division rival Washington Nationals and New York Mets are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at Citi Field.

The Nationals will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Stephen Strasburg in this game. Strasburg has a 1-2 record and a 2.95 ERA this season.

It'll be Matt Harvey toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Harvey is 3-0 with a 0.82 ERA so far this season.

The Nationals were a 6-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -139 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

The Mets were a 11-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at -112 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
New York has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Washington: 9-6 SU
New York: 7-7 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing NY Mets are 8-2
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Washington is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Washington
NY Mets are 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games at home

Next up:
NY Mets home to Washington, Saturday, April 20