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Washington Nationals Favored by -348 Against Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday

Nationals Park hosts an MLB battle between the Washington Nationals and the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

For the Washington Nationals, Stephen Strasburg gets the ball, charged with keeping the Philadelphia Phillies hitters off the base paths. He'll face Ben Lively, 3-5 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Washington Nationals as -348 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.8-2.9 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

87-55 Washington battles the Phillies, currently with a 54-88 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Philadelphia injuries news.

This game puts the Washington Nationals, most recently No. 6 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Philadelphia Phillies, who rate a No. 15 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington Nationals No. 2-rated offense, averaging 5.25 runs per game, against a Philadelphia Phillies defense that ranks No. 23 at 5.02 in runs allowed per game. The Washington Nationals have averaged 9.26 hits per game so far, more than Philadelphia Phillies batters have averaged on the year (8.59 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the No. 17-rated road mark, allowing 4.88 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Nationals, a 5-4 final on Saturday in support of Mark Leiter Jr. at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 10-2 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia home to Miami, Tuesday, September 12th
Washington home to Atlanta, Tuesday, September 12th