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The Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Great American Ball Park.
Tanner Roark will be the starting pitcher for the Nationals on this day. Right hander Roark is 9-6 this season with a 2.91 ERA.
Starting this game for the Reds will be Alfredo Simon. The right hander has a 2.74 ERA to go along with a 12-4 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Nationals as -113-moneyline favorites versus the Reds, while the game's total opened at 7.5
Cincinnati lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Brewers on July 23. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -136 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Nationals were a 6-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Team record: 55-44
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Team record: 51-50
Current Streak: lost 6 straight games.
Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
Cincinnati is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
Washington at Cincinnati Saturday, July 26