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Philadelphia Phillies Starter Vince Velasquez Out to Silence Washington Nationals Bats in MLB Contest

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

Washington puts its faith in starter Max Scherzer to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-0. Getting the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies is Vince Velasquez, who owns a 0-0 record on the season with a 0.00 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Philadelphia Phillies as 146 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nationals to win this game 4.9-3.1. 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

1-2 Philadelphia battles the Nationals, currently with a 2-1 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. 28 and the Washington Nationals at No. 13 heading into this contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Washington is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
  • Philadelphia is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Philadelphia, Saturday, April 8th