MLB Matchups  >>  Washington Nationals vs. Milwaukee Brewers Preview 08/03/2013

The Washington Nationals and the Milwaukee Brewers will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Miller Park.

The Nationals will give the ball to starter Dan Haren in this one. Righthander Haren is 5-11 this season with a 5.49 ERA.

Starting this game for the Brewers will be Donovan Hand. The righthander has a 3.65 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Nationals listed as 119-moneyline favorites versus the Brewers, while the game's total is sitting at 9.
The Nationals were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Milwaukee has lost 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Washington: 53-56 SU
Milwaukee: 46-63 SU
WASHINGTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

MILWAUKEE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington's last 15 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 15 games when playing at home against Washington
Milwaukee is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing at home against Washington

NEXT UP:
Milwaukee home to Washington, Sunday, August 4