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Washington Nationals vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Washington Nationals and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Tropicana Field in an interleague contest.

Anibal Sanchez will be the starting pitcher for the Nationals on this day. Right hander Sanchez is 2-4 this season with a 6.34 ERA.

It'll be John Curtiss toeing the rubber for the Rays in this contest. Right hander Curtiss is 3-0 with a 1.53 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Rays as -161-moneyline favorites versus the Nationals, while the game's total opened at 9.5.

The Rays were a 6-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at 170 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 8-4 loser as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at 150 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Washington:
Team record: 17-28 SU
Washington is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Washington is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 30-17 SU
Tampa Bay is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
Tampa Bay is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Washington at Tampa Bay Wednesday, September 16