Philadelphia vs Washington Nationals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Philadelphia vs Washington Nationals Prediction 4/6/2024

The Philadelphia Phillies (3-4) travel to face off against the Washington Nationals (2-5) on Saturday, April 6th. This game will be played at Nationals Park in Washington and televised on NSPP+. The Phillies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Nationals are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Nationals. First pitch is set for 4:05 ET.

Phillies vs Nationals

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The Phillies will head into the next game of this series against the Nationals as the favorite after picking up a 4-0 win in the previous game. Aaron Nola got the win for the Phillies, while Patrick Corbin took the loss. Corbin went six innings and gave up four earned runs on nine hits.

Philadelphia’s offense got to work early, scoring three runs in the 2nd inning and adding an insurance run in the 7th. Bryce Harper led the Phillies with two doubles, while Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs. As for Corbin, he gave up nine hits but didn’t give up a home run.

Despite taking the loss, the Nationals’ pitching staff didn’t have a bad game. Washington’s offense managed just two hits off Nola, who went 5 2/3 innings. Nola finished with four strikeouts, while the Nationals struck out nine times as a team.

Ranger Suárez Gets The Start For The Phillies

Ranger Suárez gets the start for the Phillies today on the road against the Nationals. He started the season with a no-decision at home against the Braves, going 5 innings and allowing 3 earned runs.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

For the Phillies, we have Trea Turner as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, as his projection is 9th best in the league today. Bryce Harper is 22nd in the league in terms of total hits, but his home run projection is 4th best in the league today. If you are looking to bet on a Phillies player to hit a home run, Kyle Schwarber has the 2nd best odds in the league today.

Jake Irvin Gets The Start For The Nationals

Jake Irvin will be making his second start of the season for the Nationals, coming off a no-decision against the Reds. In that outing, he went 5 innings, giving up 3 earned runs on 7 hits and 4 strikeouts.

Nationals Offense Breakdown

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Joey Meneses is expected to have a solid day at the plate for the Nationals, as his total hits projection is the highest on the team and 19th best in the league today. His home run projection is also 16th best in the league. Lane Thomas is another player to watch for Washington, as he has the best odds to hit a home run on the team and 10th best in the league. CJ Abrams is not far behind Meneses in terms of total hits, as his projection is 2nd on the team and 20th in the league. His odds to hit a home run are 13th best in the league.


Phillies vs Nationals Prediction


Our predicted final score for this Phillies and Nationals matchup is 5-4 in favor of the Phillies. However, we will be targeting the over/under line, and we like the over at 8.5 runs. Offensively, we have the Phillies finishing with nine hits compared to the Nationals with nine.

If you’re looking for a money line pick, we would recommend sticking with the Phillies, who are predicted to pick up a one-run win. If you were to bet on the Phillies, you could also look to pair them with an over pick to increase your payout.

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