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Aug 11, 5:05 PM | GrassNationals Park

Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Odds

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The Washington Nationals battle the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday in MLB betting action at Nationals Park.

The match puts starter Kyle Kendrick for the Phillies on the hill facing Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals. Kendrick brings a 10-8 mark to the game, while Strasburg is 5-9 to date on the season.

View Philadelphia vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Phillies were listed as +-210 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The Nationals sit at No. 8 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Phillies sit at a National League No. 15 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Phillies rank No. 8 in the National League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 14 ranking in that category.

Washington owns the National League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's National League No. 15-rated defense.

In their last action, Philadelphia was an 8-5 loser on the road against the Nationals. Bettors on Washington at +103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Philadelphia looks to rebound from a loss to the Nationals, who beat them 8-5 on Saturday behind a start from Taylor Jordan at Nationals Park.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Phillies at Nationals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Philadelphia at Atlanta, Monday, August 12
Washington home to San Francisco, Tuesday, August 13

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