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Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies 8/6/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Odds & Info

Game Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals
Date & Time Saturday August 6, 2022, 6:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Citizens Bank Park Philadelphia, USA
Latest odds
PHI -185 ; O/U 8.5
TV Channel
NBCSPH

The Washington Nationals play the third game of a four-game series on the road Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies. Washington is 36-71 following its 5-4 loss to the Phillies on Thursday in the opening game of the series. Washington has lost two straight and four of the last five. Washington is last in the National League East, 32 games behind the first-place New York Mets.

Following several trades at the deadline, the current leader in home runs for Washington is Lane Thomas with 10 and the leader in RBIs is Nelson Cruz with 52. Josh Bell and Juan Soto were traded and the two represented a combined 35 home runs and 103 RBIs. On Wednesday, the Washington Nationals will send Patrick Corbin to the mound. The left-hander is 4-15 with a 6.57 ERA, 102 Ks and 38 BBs.

Philadelphia improved to 57-48 following its 5-4 victory over Washington on Friday. Noah Syndergaard won in his debut with Philadelphia despite allowing four runs and Alec Bohm hit a three-run home run for the Phillies. Philadelphia has won two straight and seven of the last eight. The Phillies are third in the National League East, 10 games behind the first-place New York Mets.

Alec Bohm is batting .297 to lead Philadelphia and the third baseman has a team-high 108 hits. Left fielder Kyle Schwarber is the leader in home runs with 33 and RBIs with 66, while first baseman Rhys Hoskins is the leader in on-base percentage .339. On Saturday, the Philadelphia Phillies will send Ranger Suarez to the mound. The left-hander is 7-5 with a 3.60 ERA, 80 Ks and 35 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Washington is 15-36 in its last 51
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Nationals last 6 on the road
  • Philadelphia is 7-1 in its last 8
  • The OVER has cashed in 2 (2-0-2) of the Phillies last 4 at home

Free MLB Pick:

Philadelphia Phillies -185

Philadelphia has won four out of the last five played at home against Washington and has won 21 of the last 29 overall against the Nationals. Washington starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has been hit hard in each of the last five outings allowing a combined 24 earned runs on 39 hits across only 21 innings and Washington lost all five. Philadelphia starter Rangers Suarez has had three consecutive strong starts, allowing a combined 0 runs on 11 hits across 16 Innings resulting in three victories for the Phillies. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Phillies win 7-2.

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