Philadelphia sends Ethan Martin vs Gio Gonzalez in Phillies vs Nationals game
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Washington Nationals invade Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday.
For the Phillies, Ethan Martin gets the ball, charged with keeping the Nationals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Gio Gonzalez, 8-6 on the year.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 14-rated Phillies and the league No. 8-ranked Nationals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 14 ranked National League offense (3.8 runs per game) against a Nationals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 7 in the National League at 4.1 runs allowed per game. The Phillies have been averaging 8.3 hits per game, less than the Nationals have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).
Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the National League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.3 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.
The Nationals were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at +117 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Stephen Strasburg fanned 10 batters in a 3-2 loss against Philadelphia in the team's last game, played on Monday 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 5-5
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Nationals at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games when playing Washington
Washington at Philadelphia, Wednesday, September 4