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The Detroit Tigers and the Washington Nationals will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Nationals Park.
Righthander Doug Fister will take the mound for the Tigers to start this game. Fister is 4-0 this season with a 2.48 ERA.
The Nationals will counter Fister with Dan Haren. Righthander Haren has a 5.01 ERA to go along with a 3-3 record this season.
The Tigers were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Washington has won 3 straight games.
Detroit: 19-12 SU
Washington: 18-15 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing Washington are 8-1
After a loss are 7-3
Washington most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 9-1
After playing Detroit are 3-6
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Washington
Detroit is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games when playing Detroit
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Detroit home to Cleveland, Friday, May 10
Washington home to Chi Cubs, Friday, May 10