Moneyline favors Phillies in battle with Nationals
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies host Washington on Wednesday, looking to build on their 35-37 mark against the 34-36 Nationals in MLB betting action at Citizens Bank Park.
The Phillies will rely on Kyle Kendrick to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Gio Gonzalez will be his counterpart for the Nationals. Kyle Kendrick is 6-4 this season, and Gio Gonzalez is 3-3.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Phillies as -115 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at SportBet started to move the line.
The Phillies - Nationals odds would favor the Nationals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Philadelphia is rated No. 11 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Washington is at No. 10 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Nationals rank No. 15 in the National League at 7.6 hits per game. That compares with Philadelphia’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the National League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.
The Nationals were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -164 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Washington didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to Philadelphia on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Washington are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
A few Nationals at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games on the road
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Washington
Washington home to Colorado, Thursday, June 20
Philadelphia home to NY Mets, Friday, June 21