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Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets

The Washington Nationals and the New York Mets will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Citi Field.

Righthander Jordan Zimmermann will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Zimmermann is 16-8 this season with a 3.30 ERA.

Starting this game for the Mets will be Dillon Gee. The righthander has a 3.53 ERA to go along with a 11-9 record this season.

The Nationals were a 9-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -138 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Washington has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Washington: 74-69 SU
New York: 64-78 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

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

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

Next up:
NY Mets home to Washington, Wednesday, September 11