Strasburg battles Hamels in Philadelphia

The Nationals will send Stephen Strasburg to the mound on Saturday as they take on Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies in MLB odds action at the sportsbooks.

Strasburg is 7-6 with a 3.47 ERA on the season, and in his eight career starts against the Phillies he's 3-1 with a 2.32 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 50 1-3 innings. Hamels sits at 3-5 with a 2.87 ERA on the season so far for the Phillies.

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Philadelphia Phillies were listed as 115 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.5-3.5 win for the Nationals on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

42-51 Philadelphia battles the Nationals, currently with a 49-42 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Washington injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 27 (Philadelphia Phillies) and the No. 8 (Washington Nationals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Philadelphia has baseball's No. 24-rated offensive output, at 8.28 hits per game. The Washington Nationals average 8.4 hits per game, good for No. 19 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 3.82 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 28 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Washington was a 6-2 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at +140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Nationals were saddled with a loss last time out in Jordan Zimmermann's start, as they lost 6-2 against Philadelphia on Friday at Citizens Bank Park.

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Philadelphia, Sunday, July 13th

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