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Washington Nationals take on the Philadelphia Phillies with Odds and Betting Pick

The Washington Nationals will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Phillies in Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Philadelphia Phillies will rely on Aaron Nola to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Max Scherzer will be his counterpart for the Washington Nationals. Aaron Nola is 0-1 this season, and Max Scherzer is 1-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Washington Nationals before the first pitch in this match found them as -180 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nationals to win this game 4.1-1.9. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

5-6 Philadelphia battles the Nationals, currently with a 8-1 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Washington injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Philadelphia Phillies at No. 7 and the Washington Nationals at No. 12 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Philadelphia has baseball's No. 27-rated offensive output, at 6.36 hits per game. The Washington Nationals average 8.67 hits per game, good for No. 12 on the list.

Washington brings the No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Phillies's No. 12-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington rolled to a 9-1 win against Philadelphia on Friday, as Joe Ross and the Nationals' bats led the team to victory at Citizens Bank Park.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Washington's last 16 games
  • Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 9 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Philadelphia, Sunday, April 17th