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Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Highlights MLB Odds Menu

The Philadelphia Phillies pay a visit to Washington on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Nationals bats in baseball betting action at Nationals Park.

The Washington Nationals will rely on Stephen Strasburg to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Aaron Nola will be his counterpart for the Philadelphia Phillies. Stephen Strasburg is 10-7 this season, and Aaron Nola is 6-2.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Washington Nationals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -263 at BetOnline for Saturday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7 at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.3-3.1 win 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 78-75 heading into this matchup, while the Philadelphia Phillies sit at 58-96 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. 1 (Washington Nationals) and the No. 30 (Philadelphia Phillies) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Washington has baseball's No. 8-rated offensive output, at 8.53 hits per game. The Philadelphia Phillies average 8.45 hits per game, good for No. 23 on the list.

Washington owns the No. 9 defense, allowing 4.46 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's No. 29-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jerad Eickhoff fanned 10 Washington batters in the team's last outing, leading the Phillies to a 8-2 victory over the Nationals at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games on the road
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Washington's last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Washington, Sunday, September 27th