Philadelphia vs Washington Nationals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Philadelphia vs Washington Nationals Prediction 4/7/2024

The Philadelphia Phillies (4-4) travel to face off against the Washington Nationals (2-6) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at Nationals Park in Washington and televised on MASN. 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 1:35 ET.

Phillies vs Nationals

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The Phillies took down the Nationals in the last game of this series, winning by a score of 5-2. Philadelphia was the favorite heading into the game at -192 on the money line. The total runs line was set at 8.5.

Ranger Suarez got the start for the Phillies and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up two earned runs. He finished with four strikeouts. Jose Alvarado got the save, while Jake Irvin took the loss for the Nationals, giving up four earned runs in six innings of work.

JT Realmuto had a big game at the plate for the Phillies, going 2/4 with three RBIs and a home run. Trea Turner also had a two-hit game and scored one run. Joey Gallo drove in both of the Nationals’ runs with a home run.

Cristopher Sánchez Gets The Start For The Phillies

Getting the start for the Phillies today is Cristopher Sánchez, who is on the road against the Nationals. In his first start of the season, he went 5 innings and gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits. He did strike out 8 batters, but also gave up a home run.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

Our projections have Trea Turner leading the Phillies in hits today, as his total is the 5th best in the league. He is also 7th in terms of home run projections league-wide. Bryce Harper is 13th in terms of total hits projections today, and his home run projection is 3rd best in the league. Kyle Schwarber has the best odds to hit a home run for the Phillies, as his projection is 2nd best in the league.

MacKenzie Gore Gets The Start For The Nationals

MacKenzie Gore is making his second start of the season for the Nationals, and he is coming off a no-decision in his first outing, which came against the Pirates. Gore went 5 1/3 innings, giving up 3 runs on 6 hits and striking out 6.

Nationals Offense Breakdown

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For the Nationals, we like CJ Abrams to have a good game at the plate, as he has the highest hits projection on the team and the 2nd best home run projection. Joey Meneses has the 13th best hits projection in the league today, while Lane Thomas has the 11th best home run projection.


Phillies vs Nationals Prediction


Getting the Phillies on the money line at -159 is a great value, as we have them winning this one by a score of 5-4. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could also look to pair the Phillies with an NBA or NHL pick to increase your payout.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Christopher Sanchez finishing with five strikeouts, which has him ranked 20th among starters. As for McKenzie Gore, he’s projected to finish with six K’s, which has him at 12th.

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