Philadelphia Phillies Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Washington Nationals
Citizens Bank Park hosts an MLB battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and the visiting Washington Nationals on Monday.
The Philadelphia Phillies will turn to AJ Burnett and his 6-14 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Washington Nationals send Tanner Roark (12-7) to the hill.
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Philadelphia Phillies as 135 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nationals to win this game 4.8-3.5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
58-72 Philadelphia battles the Nationals, currently with a 75-54 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Washington injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Philadelphia Phillies at No. 26 and the Washington Nationals at No. 3 heading into this contest.
How Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Philadelphia Phillies No. 23-ranked scoring average of 3.88 runs per game, against a Washington Nationals offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.29 runs per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.47 hits per game to date this season, less than the Nationals hitters have managed (8.64 per nine innings).
Defensively, Washington features the No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.57 runs per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 at home, scoring 3.81 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Washington was a 14-6 winner at home against the Giants. Bettors on Washington at -155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (20) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Nationals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Ryan Vogelsong and the Giants 14-6 on Sunday at Nationals Park.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 7-1 winner at home against the Cardinals. Bettors on Philadelphia at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Phillies enjoyed a 7-1 victory at the expense of the Cardinals on Sunday, with Jerome Williams throwing 8 innings of 5-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends
Washington is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Philadelphia is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Washington
Next Betting Matchups
Washington at Philadelphia, Tuesday, August 26th