Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/05/2022 Favorite Picks, MLB Odds and Analysis
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/05/2022 – The Washington Nationals will be taking on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Friday evening. The Washington Nationals are in the fifth and last position of the NL East with 36-71. The Philadelphia Phillies are third in the division with 57-48, two spots below the ruling New York Mets. The Phillies will try to build on their win against Washington in the previous matchup. However, the Washington Nationals are predicted to win this game according to the baseball picks today.
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies 08/05/2022
|When:||Friday, August 5, 7:05 PM ET|
|Where:||Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
The Washington Nationals are here after losing to the Phillies in the previous game with a score of 5-4. The Washington offense is led by Cesar Hernandez who has put up 98 hits while Maikel Franco has earned 79 hits for the team. The lead homerun scorer for the team is Lane Thomas who has knocked ten homers out of the park so far. The Washington Nationals will be handing the ball to Josiah Gray. Gray is 7-7 with a 4.59 ERA.
Players to watch: Cesar Hernandez 2B (GP 106, AB 413, R 51, H 99, 2B 22, 3B 3, HR 0, RBI 22, TB 127, BB 33, SO 82, SB 4, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.305, SLG 0.308, OPS 0.612, WAR -0.1), Josh Bell 1B (GP 103, AB 375, R 52, H 113, 2B 24, 3B 3, HR 14, RBI 57, TB 185, BB 49, SO 61, SB 0, AVG 0.301, OBP 0.384, SLG 0.493, OPS 0.877, WAR 3.6).
The Philadelphia Phillies will be trying their best to build on their win against Washington in the last game. The Philadelphia offense is led by Nick Castellanos who has put up 104 hits along with 51 RBIs. The highest number of home runs for the team has been scored by Kyle Schwarber who has knocked 33 homers out of the park. The Philadelphia Phillies will be posting Kyle Gibson on the mound. Gibson is currently 6-4 with a 4.60 ERA.
Players to watch: Nick Castellanos RF (GP 104, AB 405, R 42, H 104, 2B 22, 3B 0, HR 9, RBI 51, TB 153, BB 24, SO 103, SB 4, AVG 0.257, OBP 0.3, SLG 0.378, OPS 0.678, WAR -0.9), Rhys Hoskins 1B (GP 104, AB 386, R 56, H 97, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 50, TB 184, BB 49, SO 112, SB 1, AVG 0.251, OBP 0.339, SLG 0.477, OPS 0.815, WAR 2.3).
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
Washington are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Nationals are 2-15 SU in their last 17 games against Philadelphia.
Washington are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games on the road.
Washington are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 games against an opponent in the National League East Division division.
Philadelphia are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Philadelphia’s last 17 games against Washington.
Philadelphia are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Washington.
Philadelphia are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia’s last 10 games played in August.
Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
The Philadelphia Phillies will be trying to completely squash a Soto-less Washington in this game. But this pitching war belongs to the Nationals who have Gray on the hill. The Washington Nationals will be winning this game according to the ESPN MLB predictions.
Score Prediction: Nationals 5, Phillies 4.