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Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals 08/02/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips
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Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals 08/02/2021 – The Philadelphia Phillies have pushed their way back to the second spot in the NL East Division. The Phillies are battling alongside the Braves in the third, and they seem to have a chance of making it to the top spot. Philadelphia will take the road in this game to square off against the Washington Nationals from the Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Betting on baseball has been easy with the odds and lines available on the top betting websites. The Nationals will enter this game as they remain at the fourth spot in the NL East.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals 08/02/2021
The Philadelphia Phillies have just one aim and that is to get past the New York Mets at the top of the NL East. Philadelphia won 52 games in total and dropped 53 in return. The Phillies have an easy shot to make it to the postseason if they continue with their overall success. Right behind the Phillies is Atlanta Braves with a 52-54 record on the season. Rangers Suarez will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. The southpaw is holding a 5-3 record on the season with a 1-12 ERA. Suarez will make his first start in the Phillies uniform.
Players to watch: R. Hoskins 1B (GP 100, AB 367, R 58, H 88, 2B 27, 3B 0, HR 23, RBI 63, TB 184, BB 46, SO 104, SB 3, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.329, SLG 0.501, OPS 0.831, WAR 1.8), A. Bohm 3B (GP 95, AB 330, R 41, H 83, 2B 12, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 45, TB 116, BB 28, SO 93, SB 4, AVG 0.252, OBP 0.309, SLG 0.352, OPS 0.66, WAR -0.9).
It seems like the Nationals are far from making it to the postseason due to their inconsistency. Washington won 49 and dropped 56 games on the season. The Nationals are ahead of the Marlins, but they took out the Cubs in their last game. Washington smashed six runs and restricted the Cubs to five. It was a close call for Washington and they look forward to turning in Josiah Gray to the mound as their starter. The righty is holding a 0-0 record with an ERA of 6.75. Gray will make his second career start for the Nationals.
Players to watch: J. Soto LF (GP 96, AB 328, R 70, H 98, 2B 12, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 58, TB 166, BB 75, SO 61, SB 6, AVG 0.299, OBP 0.427, SLG 0.506, OPS 0.933, WAR 4),
Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games.
Washington is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks
The Phillies are holding the 14th rank in OPS and 15th in runs scored. Whereas Washington holds the ninth rank in OPS and 18th in runs scored. The MLB betting websites have predicted the Phillies to win this game on the road.
Score Prediction: Phillies 6, Nationals 5.