MLB Matchups  >>  Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants Preview 05/20/2013

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

Lefthander Zach Duke will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Duke is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

It'll be Ryan Vogelsong toeing the rubber for the Giants in this contest. Righthander Vogelsong is 1-4 with a 8.06 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Giants listed as 125-moneyline favorites versus the Nationals, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
In their last action, Washington was a 13-4 loser on the road against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at -137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (17) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 5-0 loser as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at -138 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Washington has lost 2 straight games.
San Francisco has lost 3 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Washington: 23-21 SU
San Francisco: 24-20 SU
WASHINGTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing San Francisco are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

SAN FRANCISCO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing at home against Washington

NEXT UP:
San Francisco home to Washington, Tuesday, May 21