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Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals 08/30/2021 Odds, Betting Picks and Predictions
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Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals 08/30/2021 – The Philadelphia Phillies are all set to take the road to square off against the Washington Nationals in an exciting NL East Division play. The Phillies are still battling with the Braves while they remain at the second spot in the NL East. Washington has stuck at the fourth spot ahead of the Marlins. The MLB betting picks are all set and available online as these teams open an exciting opening game of a three-game series. The Washington Nationals will enter this game with a losing record while the Phillies enter with a winning streak.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals 08/30/2021
The Philadelphia Phillies are riding a three-game winning streak after taking out the Diamondbacks in their last series. The Phillies won the series with a 3-1 record and are now 66-64 on the season. Philadelphia is four-plus games behind the Braves in the second spot. Last night, they smashed seven runs to victory and restricted the Diamondbacks to just four. Zack Wheeler will be sent to the mound here as their starter in this game. Wheeler is holding a 10-9 record on the season with an ERA of 2.90. The 31-year-old dropped three of his last starts.
Players to watch: Jean Segura SS (GP 102, AB 397, R 60, H 118, 2B 22, 3B 3, HR 10, RBI 45, TB 176, BB 31, SO 61, SB 9, AVG 0.297, OBP 0.358, SLG 0.443, OPS 0.802, WAR 3.8), Rhys Hoskins 1B (GP 107, AB 389, R 64, H 96, 2B 29, 3B 0, HR 27, RBI 71, TB 206, BB 47, SO 108, SB 3, AVG 0.247, OBP 0.334, SLG 0.53, OPS 0.864, WAR 2.2).
Making it to the postseason looks impossible for the Nationals with their 55-74 record on the season. The competition is way too hard and the Nationals can only hope for a better season next year. Washington is riding a two-game losing streak after their last 9-4 defeat against the Mets. Josiah Gray will be sent to the mound here as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 0-1 record on the season with an ERA of 3.75. This will be Gray’s seventh start of the season. Gray has taken out 42 opponents’ hitters.
Players to watch: Juan Soto LF (GP 119, AB 393, R 86, H 117, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 22, RBI 71, TB 200, BB 102, SO 78, SB 7, AVG 0.298, OBP 0.441, SLG 0.509, OPS 0.95, WAR 4.8), Josh Bell 1B (GP 113, AB 384, R 59, H 96, 2B 16, 3B 1, HR 23, RBI 73, TB 183, BB 36, SO 82, SB 0, AVG 0.25, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.477, OPS 0.791, WAR 1.3).
Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games.
Washington are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks
The top MLB betting websites are in favor of the Nationals in this game. The Phillies have a weak starting pitcher who is struggling to make ends meet. Look for the Nats to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Nationals 5, Phillies 3.