Philadelphia Phillies Starter AJ Burnett Out to Silence Washington Nationals Bats in MLB Contest
The Washington Nationals pay a visit to Philadelphia on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Phillies bats in baseball betting action at Citizens Bank Park.
Washington puts its faith in starter Tanner Roark to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-0. Getting the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies is AJ Burnett, who owns a 1-1 record on the season with a 2.15 ERA.
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Philadelphia Phillies as -127 moneyline favorites 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 5-3.7. 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
13-14 Philadelphia battles the Nationals, currently with a 17-12 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. 19 (Washington Nationals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Washington Nationals rank No. 8 at 9.07 hits per game. That compares with the Philadelphia Phillies No. 10 ranking in that category.
Washington brings the No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Phillies's No. 22-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Washington won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Phillies on May 2. Bettors who backed the Nationals at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Washington got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Philadelphia on Friday at Citizens Bank Park behind starter Stephen Strasburg.
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games on the road
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Philadelphia's last 18 games at home
Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Washington
Next Betting Matchups
Washington at Philadelphia, Sunday, May 4th