Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Betting Odds & Game Analysis | August 5


By Claudio Fortuna | August 5, 2022 11:07 AM

The Washington Nationals visit the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park, taking the field at 7:05pm ET on Friday August 5th, 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

  • Three of the Phillies’ last four night games against NL East opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Nationals have lost 28 of their last 32 games against NL East opponents.

Washington Nationals Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .248
Team OBP .315
AVG Runs Scored 3.8
Team ERA 5.17
Team WHIP 1.46
Starters ERA 5.93
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: 4.20 ERA, 6.75 K/9, 1.27 WHIP
  • César Hernández: .240 Batting Avg, .305 OBP, .308 SLG, .613 OPS, 51 Runs
  • Keibert Ruiz: .249 Batting Avg, .307 OBP, .348 SLG, .655 OPS, 24 Runs
  • Maikel Franco: .229 Batting Avg, .257 OBP, .341 SLG, .598 OPS, 29 Runs
  • Lane Thomas: .235 Batting Avg, .287 OBP, .398 SLG, .685 OPS, 35 Runs
  • Louis Voit: .667 Batting Avg, .667 OBP, .667 SLG, 1.334 OPS, 1 Run
  • Yadiel Hernandez: .275 Batting Avg, .313 OBP, .421 SLG, .734 OPS, 26 Runs
  • Luis García: .293 Batting Avg, .299 OBP, .433 SLG, .732 OPS, 17 Runs
  • Nelson Cruz: .231 Batting Avg, .315 OBP, .343 SLG, .658 OPS, 41 Runs
  • Victor Robles: .236 Batting Avg, .294 OBP, .324 SLG, .618 OPS, 36 Runs

Philadelphia Phillies Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .247
Team OBP .310
AVG Runs Scored 4.6
Team ERA 3.84
Team WHIP 1.22
Starters ERA 3.73
Starters WHIP 1.15

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: .251 Batting Avg, .339 OBP, .477 SLG, .816 OPS, 56 Runs
  • Brandon Marsh: .500 Batting Avg, .500 OBP, .500 SLG, 1.000 OPS, 1 Run
  • Darick Hall: .263 Batting Avg, .300 OBP, .516 SLG, .816 OPS, 14 Runs
  • Jean Segura: .272 Batting Avg, .320 OBP, .402 SLG, .722 OPS, 22 Runs
  • Nicholas Castellanos: .257 Batting Avg, .300 OBP, .378 SLG, .678 OPS, 42 Runs
  • Jacob Realmuto: .257 Batting Avg, .332 OBP, .409 SLG, .741 OPS, 47 Runs
  • Bryson Stott: .198 Batting Avg, .264 OBP, .316 SLG, .580 OPS, 32 Runs
  • Kyle Schwarber: .203 Batting Avg, .307 OBP, .494 SLG, .801 OPS, 67 Runs
  • Alec Bohm: .297 Batting Avg, .327 OBP, .418 SLG, .745 OPS, 52 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 August 4, 2022 ended 5-4 with the Philadelphia Phillies taking the win.

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