Major League Baseball Preview — Washington Nationals vs. St. Louis Cardinals
The Washington Nationals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
right hander Max Scherzer will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Scherzer is 11-11 this season with a 2.88 ERA.
It’ll be Michael Wacha toeing the rubber for the Cardinals in this contest. Right hander Wacha is 15-4 with a 2.69 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 125-moneyline favorites versus the Nationals, while the game’s total is sitting at 6½.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 8-5 winner as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at 106 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 8-5 loser as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at 106 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Team record: 66-65
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 9 games
Washington is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Washington is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 9 games when playing St. Louis
Team record: 86-46
Current Streak: won 4 straight games.
St. Louis is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’s last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington
Washington home to Atlanta Thursday, September 3
St. Louis home to Pittsburgh Friday, September 4
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