The Washington Nationals have had a terrible payout rate against the Philadelphia Phillies lately as those two NL East clubs get set to hit the diamond together in their second series of the year on Thursday.
The Phillies took two of three games from the Nationals when the teams met in Philadelphia last week, and Washington also lost five of its last six games against the Phillies to end last season. The OVER has paid off for totals bettors at the sportsbooks in just two of their 10 most recent matchups.
Doug Fister gets the call for the Nationals, while in the other dugout Cole Hamels brings an 0-1 ledger to the game for the Phillies.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Opening Odds and Betting Line
The Washington Nationals were listed as -134 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 6.5 earlier at Bodog.
Computer Prediction: Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.8-2.3 result in favor of 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 Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Washington Nationals sport a record of 3-6 heading into this matchup, while the Philadelphia Phillies sit at 3-6 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. 12 (Washington Nationals) and the No. 25 (Philadelphia Phillies) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
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How Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Stats Match Up
On offense, it’s a battle between the Washington Nationals and its No. 16-rated batting order, averaging 3.78 runs per nine innings, against the No. 29 line up of the Philadelphia Phillies at 2.44 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the No. 18-rated road mark, allowing 4.67 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 27 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Philadelphia didn’t get the job done in their last match, falling 6-1 to New York on Wednesday at Citi Field.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Red Sox, a 10-5 final on Wednesday in support of Gio Gonzalez at Fenway Park.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Betting Odds Trends
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Philadelphia is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games when playing Washington
Washington is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Washington’s last 23 games
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Philadelphia at Washington, Friday, April 17th