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Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Washington and Philadelphia on Friday, with the host Nationals trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Kyle Kendrick gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Phillies on this day; he's 10-12 on the season. The Nationals, meanwhile, will counter with Stephen Strasburg, who will be looking to improve on his 7-9 mark.
The Nationals sit at No. 7 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Phillies sit at a National League No. 15 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Washington's National League No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4 runs per game, against a Phillies offense rated No. 14 and scoring 3.8 runs per game in the league. The Nationals have averaged 8.5 hits per game to date this season, more than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).
Philadelphia brings the National League's No. 15-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Nationals' league No. 6-ranked defense.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 10-5 winner as they battled the Padres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at +104 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Phillies grabbed a win last time out, defeating Tyson Ross and the Padres 10-5 on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park.
In their last action, Washington was a 7-2 winner on the road against the Mets. Bettors on Washington at -159 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Nationals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Aaron Harang and the Mets 7-2 on Thursday at Citi Field.
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few Phillies at Nationals trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing Washington
Philadelphia is 4-17 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Washington, Saturday, September 14