MLB Matchups  >>  Milwaukee Brewers vs. Washington Nationals Preview 07/01/2013

The Milwaukee Brewers will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Monday when they take on the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park.

The Brewers will give the ball to starter Yovani Gallardo in this one. Righthander Gallardo is 6-7 this season with a 4.20 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Jordan Zimmermann who starts for the Nationals. Righthander Zimmermann is 11-3 with a 2.28 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Nationals listed as 160-moneyline favorites versus the Brewers, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at +105 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Washington was a 13-2 winner on the road against the Mets. Bettors on Washington at -142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

CURRENT STREAK:
Milwaukee has lost 5 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Milwaukee: 32-48 SU
Washington: 41-40 SU
MILWAUKEE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 0-10
After a loss are 5-5

WASHINGTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a win are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 9 games on the road
Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
Milwaukee is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Milwaukee

NEXT UP:
Washington home to Milwaukee, Tuesday, July 2