Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Betting Odds & Game Analysis | August 4


By Claudio Fortuna | August 4, 2022 1:07 PM

The Washington Nationals visit the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park, taking the field at 7:05pm ET on Thursday August 4th, 7:05pm ET. The Washington Nationals are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 9 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies.

Philadelphia and Washington Betting Info

  • Five of the Nationals’ last six games against NL East opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Nationals have lost each of their last nine night games against the Phillies following a home loss.

Washington Nationals Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .247
Team OBP .314
AVG Runs Scored 3.8
Team ERA 5.15
Team WHIP 1.46
Starters ERA 5.89
Starters WHIP 1.57

Key Players for Washington

  • Erasmo Ramírez: 3.64 ERA, 6.41 K/9, 1.31 WHIP
  • Kyle Finnegan: 3.38 ERA, 9.28 K/9, 1.10 WHIP
  • Paolo Espino: 3.78 ERA, 6.75 K/9, 1.25 WHIP
  • César Hernández: .238 Batting Avg, .304 OBP, .307 SLG, .611 OPS, 51 Runs
  • Keibert Ruiz: .248 Batting Avg, .307 OBP, .348 SLG, .655 OPS, 24 Runs
  • Maikel Franco: .228 Batting Avg, .255 OBP, .340 SLG, .595 OPS, 28 Runs
  • Lane Thomas: .234 Batting Avg, .286 OBP, .399 SLG, .685 OPS, 35 Runs
  • Yadiel Hernandez: .270 Batting Avg, .309 OBP, .419 SLG, .728 OPS, 26 Runs
  • Luis García: .293 Batting Avg, .299 OBP, .434 SLG, .733 OPS, 16 Runs
  • Nelson Cruz: .231 Batting Avg, .315 OBP, .343 SLG, .658 OPS, 41 Runs
  • Victor Robles: .231 Batting Avg, .290 OBP, .316 SLG, .606 OPS, 35 Runs

Philadelphia Phillies Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .247
Team OBP .310
AVG Runs Scored 4.6
Team ERA 3.82
Team WHIP 1.22
Starters ERA 3.70
Starters WHIP 1.14

Key Players for Philadelphia

  • Ranger Suárez: 3.60 ERA, 7.58 K/9, 1.35 WHIP
  • Nicholas Nelson: 4.14 ERA, 9.18 K/9, 1.34 WHIP
  • David Robertson: 0.00 ERA, 18.00 K/9, 0.00 WHIP
  • Rhys Hoskins: .247 Batting Avg, .336 OBP, .466 SLG, .802 OPS, 54 Runs
  • Mariekson Gregorius: .210 Batting Avg, .263 OBP, .304 SLG, .567 OPS, 17 Runs
  • Darick Hall: .258 Batting Avg, .296 OBP, .516 SLG, .812 OPS, 14 Runs
  • Nicholas Castellanos: .258 Batting Avg, .302 OBP, .380 SLG, .682 OPS, 42 Runs
  • Jacob Realmuto: .259 Batting Avg, .333 OBP, .411 SLG, .744 OPS, 47 Runs
  • Bryson Stott: .196 Batting Avg, .262 OBP, .314 SLG, .576 OPS, 32 Runs
  • Kyle Schwarber: .202 Batting Avg, .307 OBP, .495 SLG, .802 OPS, 66 Runs
  • Alec Bohm: .296 Batting Avg, .326 OBP, .409 SLG, .735 OPS, 51 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Phillies and Nationals, the Phillies won three times and the Nationals won twice. Their most recent matchup on July 7, 2022 ended 5-3 with the Philadelphia Phillies taking the win.

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