The Nationals host the Orioles as Washington tries to carve into the Mets 6 1/2 game NL East lead
A winning streak will be on the line for the Washington Nationals on Tuesday when they battle the Baltimore Orioles at Nationals Park.
The Orioles will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Ubaldo Jimenez in this game. Jimenez has a 11-9 record and a 4.31 ERA this season.
The Nationals will counter Jimenez with Gio Gonzalez. Left hander Gonzalez has a 3.83 ERA to go along with a 11-7 record this season.
Oddsmakers have set the Nationals as a -155 home favorite and the total is sitting at 7 1/2 (-115Under).
Washington won its last outing, a 13-3 result against the Marlins on September 20. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -270 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (16) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Baltimore lost its last outing, a 7-6 result against the Rays on September 20. Bettors who backed the Rays at 105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 73-76
Baltimore is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games
Baltimore is 6-13-1 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Baltimore is 6-2-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Washington
Team record: 78-71
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Washington is 7-1-1 SU in its last 9 games
Washington is 3-6-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Baltimore
Washington is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Baltimore at Washington Wednesday, September 23