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Washington Nationals vs. Cincinnati Reds

The Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Great American Ball Park.

The Nationals will pin their hopes on the pitching of left hander Gio Gonzalez in this game. Gonzalez has a 6-5 record and a 3.74 ERA this season.

It'll be Johnny Cueto toeing the rubber for the Reds in this contest. Right hander Cueto is 10-6 with a 2.18 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Reds as -123-moneyline favorites versus the Nationals, while the game's total opened at 7

The Nationals were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -124 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Washington:
Team record: 56-44
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 12 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati

Cincinnati:
Team record: 51-51
Current Streak: lost 7 straight games.
Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
Cincinnati is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Washington at Cincinnati Sunday, July 27