MLB Betting Line Favors the Washington Nationals over the Philadelphia Phillies

Washington Nationals

vs

Philadelphia Phillies
Sunday, July 13, 2014 1:35 PM ET
Citizens Bank Park

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

The match puts starter Tanner Roark for the Washington Nationals on the hill facing Kyle Kendrick for the Philadelphia Phillies. Roark brings a 7-6 mark to the game, while Kendrick is 4-8 to date on the season.

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Washington Nationals before the first pitch in this match found them as -129-moneyline favorites earlier today at BetDSI. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.5-3.5 win for the Nationals on Sunday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.5-3.5 result in favor of the Nationals today. 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

The Philadelphia Phillies bring a 42-52 record to the battle against the 50-42 Nationals. 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

Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia Phillies No. 24 ranked offense (3.87 runs per game) against a Washington Nationals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 at 3.51 runs allowed per game. The Philadelphia Phillies have been averaging 8.3 hits per game, less than the Washington Nationals have managed so far this season (8.37 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 19-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Washington, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -129 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Nationals beat Philadelphia in extra innings, earning a 5-3 victory at Citizens Bank Park in MLB wagering action.

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 3-5-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Washington is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 10 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Washington home to Milwaukee, Friday, July 18th
Philadelphia at Atlanta, Friday, July 18th

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