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Milwaukee Brewers vs. Washington Nationals

The Milwaukee Brewers and the Washington Nationals will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Nationals Park.

The Brewers will trot Kyle Lohse out to the mound in this one. Right hander Lohse has a 9-4 record and a 3.26 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Stephen Strasburg who starts for the Nationals. Right hander Strasburg is 7-6 with a 3.46 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Nationals as -158-moneyline favorites versus the Brewers, while the game's total opened at 7

Last time out for Washington, they were a 10-3 winner as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -135 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 11-2 winner as they battled the Cardinals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at -109 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Milwaukee:
Team record: 53-43
Milwaukee is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games on the road

Washington:
Team record: 51-42
Washington is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Washington is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Washington Saturday, July 19