MLB Preview – Washington Nationals vs. St. Louis Cardinals August 31st
A winning streak will be on the line for the Washington Nationals on Monday when they battle the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
Gio Gonzalez will be the starting pitcher for the Nationals on this day. Left hander Gonzalez is 9-7 this season with a 4.11 ERA.
Starting this game for the Cardinals will be John Lackey. The right hander has a 2.92 ERA to go along with a 11-8 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cardinals listed as 135-moneyline favorites versus the Nationals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 7-5 winner as they battled the Giants on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -115 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Marlins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -238 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Team record: 66-63
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Washington is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 9 games on the road
Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis
Team record: 84-46
St. Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
St. Louis is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis’s last 7 games when playing Washington
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Washington at St. Louis Tuesday, September 1