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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 Wednesday when they meet at Citi Field.

Righthander Dan Haren will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Haren is 8-13 this season with a 5.26 ERA.

Haren's opponent in this one will be Zack Wheeler. The Mets righthander has a 3.37 ERA to go along with a 7-4 record this season.

The Nationals were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -133 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Washington has won 4 straight games.
New York has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Washington: 75-69 SU
New York: 64-79 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

New York most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

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

Next up:
NY Mets home to Washington, Thursday, September 12