MLB Matchups  >>  Colorado Rockies vs. Washington Nationals Preview 06/22/2013

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The Washington Nationals will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the Colorado Rockies at Nationals Park.

Righthander Jhoulys Chacin will take the mound for the Rockies to start this game. Chacin is 5-3 this season with a 4.26 ERA.

The Nationals will counter Chacin with Dan Haren. Righthander Haren has a 5.72 ERA to go along with a 4-8 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Nationals listed as 122-moneyline favorites versus the Rockies, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Colorado lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Nationals on June 21. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -174 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

CURRENT STREAK:
Colorado has lost 5 straight games.
Washington has won 3 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Colorado: 37-38 SU
Washington: 37-36 SU
COLORADO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

WASHINGTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 8-2
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 4-6


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

NEXT UP:
Washington home to Colorado, Sunday, June 23