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The fans at Turner Field will be treated to a game between the Washington Nationals and the Atlanta Braves when they take their seats on Sunday.

Lefthander Gio Gonzalez will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Gonzalez is 2-0 this season with a 0.75 ERA.

The Braves will counter Gonzalez with Aaron Harang. Righthander Harang has a 0.71 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 6-3 loser as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -139 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Washington has lost 2 straight games.
Atlanta has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Washington: 7-4 SU
Atlanta: 7-4 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Washington
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games at home
Atlanta is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Washington at Miami, Monday, April 14
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Monday, April 14