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. Heading into the game, the Phillies were the favorite at -192 on the money line.

Ranger Suarez got the start for the Phillies and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up two earned runs. He got some early run support, as the Phillies put up three runs in the 3rd inning and added an insurance run in the 9th. Jose Alvarado picked up the save.

Both J.T. Realmuto and Joey Gallo had two RBIs in the game, but it was Realmuto who had the bigger impact, going 2/4 with three RBIs and a home run. Trea Turner also had a big game for the Phillies, going 2/4 with a stolen base and a run scored.

Cristopher Sánchez Gets The Start For The Phillies

Cristopher Sánchez is getting the start for the Phillies on the road against the Nationals. He had a solid first outing of the season, going 5 innings and striking out 8, but he did give up 5 hits and 2 earned runs in a no-decision.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

For the Phillies, Trea Turner is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, with his projection being 5th best in the league today. Bryce Harper is 13th in the league in total hits today, and his home run projection is 3rd in the league. If you’re looking for a Phillies player to hit a home run, Kyle Schwarber has the best odds on the team and 2nd best in the league.

MacKenzie Gore Gets The Start For The Nationals

MacKenzie Gore will be taking the mound for the Nationals at home against the Phillies. In his first start of the season, Gore went 5 1/3 innings, giving up 3 runs on 5 hits, and he struck out 6 batters. He did not factor into the decision in that outing.

Nationals Offense Breakdown

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If you are looking for some player props for the Nationals, we have some projections for a few players. CJ Abrams has the highest hits projection on the team and is 2nd in terms of home run projections. Joey Meneses has the 4th highest home run projection on the team, while Lane Thomas has the top odds to hit a home run for the Nationals and is 11th in the league in terms of home run projections.


Phillies vs Nationals Prediction


Our prediction for this Phillies and Nationals matchup is that the Phillies will pick up a 5-4 road win. If you’re looking to place a bet on the money line, the Phillies are our recommended pick, and you can get them at -159.

Looking at some potential player props, we have Christopher Sanchez finishing with five strikeouts, which would have him ranked 20th among all starters. As for Mackenzie Gore, he is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which would have him ranked 12th.

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