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Jeremy Hellickson, Gio Gonzalez Take Mound in Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Tilt

The Washington Nationals get a visit from the Philadelphia Phillies in MLB baseball betting action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Philadelphia puts its faith in starter Jeremy Hellickson to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-1. Getting the ball for the Washington Nationals is Gio Gonzalez, who owns a 3-1 record on the season with a 2.64 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Washington sat as -190 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nationals to win this game 5.8-5.0. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

23-12 Washington battles the Phillies, currently with a 13-20 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Washington Nationals rated this week at No. 1 and the Philadelphia Phillies sitting at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Washington has baseball's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 10.09 hits per game. The Philadelphia Phillies average 8.85 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the list.

Philadelphia brings the No. 23-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Nationals's No. 20-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Phillies endured a 6-4 loss at the hands of the Nationals on Saturday, with Nick Pivetta throwing 4.2 innings of 5-hit ball at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
  • Washington is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Washington, Sunday, May 14th