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Washington Sends Max Scherzer vs Jerad Eickhoff in Philadelphia Phillies vs Nationals Game

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Nationals Park on Saturday as the host Washington Nationals battle the Philadelphia Phillies in baseball betting odds action.

The Washington Nationals will rely on Max Scherzer to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jerad Eickhoff will be his counterpart for the Philadelphia Phillies. Max Scherzer is 16-7 this season, and Jerad Eickhoff is 10-13.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Washington Nationals in this matchup found them as -275 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.7-3.3 victory for the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Nationals sport a record of 83-58 heading into this matchup, while the Philadelphia Phillies sit at 63-78 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Philadelphia injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 15 (Washington Nationals) and the No. 29 (Philadelphia Phillies) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Philadelphia Phillies rank No. 29 at 7.91 hits per game. That compares with the Washington Nationals No. 17 ranking in that category.

Philadelphia brings the No. 24-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Nationals's No. 2-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Washington on Friday at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Washington is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 12 games
  • Washington is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Washington, Sunday, September 11th