MLB Matchups  >>  Washington Nationals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Preview 05/13/2014

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The fans at Chase Field will be treated to a game between the Washington Nationals and the Arizona Diamondbacks when they take their seats on Tuesday.

The Nationals will trot Stephen Strasburg out to the mound in this one. Righthander Strasburg has a 3-2 record and a 3.42 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Diamondbacks will be Bronson Arroyo. The righthander has a 4.89 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Nationals listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Diamondbacks, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -112 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Washington: 20-18 SU
Arizona: 15-26 SU
WASHINGTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 7-3
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

ARIZONA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Washington's last 16 games on the road
Washington is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Arizona
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games when playing at home against Washington
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing Washington

NEXT UP:
Arizona home to Washington, Wednesday, May 14