MLB Matchups  >>  Milwaukee Brewers vs. Washington Nationals Preview 07/02/2013

The Washington Nationals will be trying to extend a winning streak on Tuesday when they take on the Milwaukee Brewers at Nationals Park.

Wily Peralta will be the starting pitcher for the Brewers on this day. Righthander Peralta is 5-9 this season with a 5.58 ERA.

The Nationals will counter Peralta with Stephen Strasburg. Righthander Strasburg has a 2.41 ERA to go along with a 4-6 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Nationals listed as 225-moneyline favorites versus the Brewers, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
In their last action, Milwaukee was a 10-5 loser on the road against the Nationals. Bettors on Washington at -181 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 6 straight games.
Washington has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Milwaukee: 32-49 SU
Washington: 42-40 SU
MILWAUKEE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

WASHINGTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a win are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing Washington
Milwaukee is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
Milwaukee is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

NEXT UP:
Washington home to Milwaukee, Wednesday, July 3