MLB Matchups  >>  San Francisco Giants vs. Washington Nationals Preview 08/23/2014

The San Francisco Giants and the Washington Nationals will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Nationals Park.

The Giants will trot Tim Lincecum out to the mound in this one. Right hander Lincecum has a 10-8 record and a 4.48 ERA this season.

It'll be Jordan Zimmermann toeing the rubber for the Nationals in this contest. Right hander Zimmermann is 8-5 with a 2.97 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Nationals listed as 175-moneyline favorites versus the Giants, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

In their last action, San Francisco was a 10-3 winner on the road against the Nationals. Bettors on San Francisco at +137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

San Francisco:
Team record: 68-59
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
San Francisco is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Washington
San Francisco is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington:
Team record: 73-54
Washington is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Washington is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 10 games at home
Next up:
San Francisco at Washington Sunday, August 24