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The Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Nationals Park.
AJ Burnett will be the starting pitcher for the Phillies on this day. Right hander Burnett is 6-10 this season with a 4.15 ERA.
It'll be Jordan Zimmermann toeing the rubber for the Nationals in this contest. Right hander Zimmermann is 6-5 with a 3.17 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Nationals as -220-moneyline favorites versus the Phillies, while the game's total opened at 7.5
Philadelphia won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Nationals on August 1. Bettors who backed the Phillies at +200 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 49-61
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Philadelphia's last 19 games
Philadelphia is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
Team record: 58-49
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
Washington is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games at home
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Philadelphia at Washington Sunday, August 3