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St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Nationals

The St. Louis Cardinals and the Washington Nationals will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Nationals Park.

Adam Wainwright will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals on this day. Righthander Wainwright is 2-1 this season with a 2.57 ERA.

It'll be Taylor Jordan toeing the rubber for the Nationals in this contest. Righthander Jordan is 0-1 with a 4.77 ERA so far this season.

The Cardinals were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.

The Nationals were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at +150 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Team records:
St. Louis: 9-6 SU
Washington: 9-6 SU

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Washington most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing Washington
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis

Next up:
Washington home to St. Louis, Friday, April 18