Philadelphia Phillies home to Nationals in baseball betting action
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
The Phillies get a visit from the Washington Nationals in baseball action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
It's a pitching duel between Cliff Lee for the Phillies (8-2 on the year) and Ross Detwiler for Washington (2-4 so far).
Sportsbooks such as GTbets.eu had set the Phillies as -160 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 10-rated Nationals taking on the National League's No. 11-rated Phillies in this contest.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Nationals rank No. 14 in the National League at 7.7 hits per game. That compares with Philadelphia’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Washington's National League No. 5-rated defense.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at +110 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Washington suffered a 5-4 loss against Philadelphia on Monday, as Dan Haren wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Citizens Bank Park.
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 2-8
After a win are 6-4
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 8 of Washington's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
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 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
Washington at Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 19