Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Philadelphia Phillies (32-31) and Washington Nationals (23-42) clash in NL East play, on Thursday at 7:05 PM ET.

As the favorite, the Phillies (-165 on the moneyline) play at the Nationals (+145). The starting pitchers are Zack Wheeler (5-3) for the Philadelphia Phillies, and Patrick Corbin (3-8) for the Washington Nationals. The matchup has an over/under of 9.5 total runs.

Phillies vs. Nationals Predictions

Phillies vs. Nationals Betting Odds

Phillies vs. Nationals Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • Philadelphia has a 6-2 record across the eight games it was a moneyline favorite in its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings — all had a set run total — the Phillies and their opponents combined to go over the total six times.
  • Philadelphia has gone 7-3-0 against the spread over its past 10 games.


  • Washington has played as the underdog in nine of its past 10 games and has gone 3-6 in those contests.
  • In their last nine games with a total, the Nationals and their opponents have combined to hit the over six times.
  • Washington has won four of its last nine games against the spread.

Phillies vs. Nationals Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Zack Wheeler

  • The Phillies have gone 6-5-0 ATS in Wheeler’s 11 starts that had a set spread.
  • The Phillies have been favored on the moneyline in 10 of Wheeler’s starts this season, and they went 5-5 in those matchups.
  • Wheeler’s team is 6-5 in his 11 starts.
  • Wheeler has started 11 contests with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in six of them.

Projected starter: Patrick Corbin

  • Corbin and his team have a record of 4-9-0 against the spread when he starts.
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Washington has a record of 2-9 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Corbin’s team has a 3-10 record in his starts this season.
  • Out of Corbin’s 13 starts with a total this season, four have hit the over.

Phillies Batting Leaders

  • Bryce Harper paces the Phillies with 46 runs batted in while accumulating a team-best batting average of .317.
  • In MLB play, Harper ranks 14th in homers and sixth in RBI.
  • Harper brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .313 with a double, five walks and an RBI.
  • Rhys Hoskins is hitting .253 with 11 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 28 walks.
  • Hoskins ranks 17th in home runs and 29th in RBI among hitters in MLB.
  • Hoskins has safely hit in three straight games. In his last five games he is batting .500 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs, three walks and seven RBI.
  • Kyle Schwarber has hit a team-high 16 home runs.
  • Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .253 with 14 doubles, seven home runs and 18 walks.

Nationals Batting Leaders

  • Juan Soto is batting .219 this season with a team-high 13 home runs.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Soto’s home run total is 17th, and his RBI total is 77th.
  • Josh Bell is a key run producer for Washington with a .294 average, seven homers and 38 RBI.
  • Bell is 74th overall in home runs and 22nd in RBI this season.
  • Nelson Cruz has collected 57 base hits, an OBP of .337 and a slugging percentage of .397 this season.
  • Cesar Hernandez is batting .269 with an OBP of .316 and a slugging percentage of .328 this season.
  • Hernandez enters this game on a six-game hitting streak. During his last 10 games he is hitting .233 with a double, three walks and two RBI.

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