Phillies Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 4, 2022

Written By Staff on August 3, 2022

Cesar Hernandez has 98 hits this season, and will try to notch his 100th when his Washington Nationals (36-70) meet the Philadelphia Phillies (56-48) on Thursday at 7:05 PM ET. Noah Syndergaard starts for Philadelphia (-233 to win) while Washington (+196) will counter with Paolo Espino.

The betting facts in what follows use the latest odds as of August 4, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET.

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Phillies vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Syndergaard (PHI) Pitcher Espino (WSH)
5 – 8 W/L 0 – 3
80.0 IP 66.2
3.83 ERA 3.78
1.213 WHIP 1.245
7.2 K/9 6.7
2.5 BB/9 1.8

Phillies Probable Starter Noah Syndergaard

  • Syndergaard (5-8 with a 3.83 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 80 innings pitched) gets the start for the Phillies, his 16th of the season.
  • His most recent appearance came while pitching for the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, July 26 when the righty tossed 5 2/3 innings against the Kansas City Royals, surrendering one earned run while allowing six hits.
  • In 15 games this season, the 29-year-old has an ERA of 3.83, with 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .240 against him.
  • Syndergaard heads into this matchup with five quality starts under his belt this year.
  • He will take the hill against a Nationals team that is hitting .247 as a unit (11th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .375 (26th in MLB) with 85 total home runs (27th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 4, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Syndergaard

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 30 .400 12 0 2 .471 .871
Maikel Franco 25 .320 8 2 4 .320 .920
Victor Robles 12 .333 4 3 4 .333 1.416

Nationals Probable Starter Paolo Espino

  • The Nationals’ Espino (0-3) will make his 10th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he gave up four earned runs and allowed seven hits in 4 2/3 innings against the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • The 35-year-old has pitched to a 3.78 ERA this season with 6.7 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.8 walks per nine across 29 games.
  • None of Espino’s nine starts this season have met the criteria for a quality start.
  • The Phillies rank eighth in MLB with 480 runs scored this season. They have a .247 batting average this campaign with 132 home runs (seventh in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 4, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Phillies Stats vs Espino

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Alec Bohm 10 .200 2 0 1 .273 .473
Rhys Hoskins 10 .300 3 1 3 .364 1.064
J.T. Realmuto 9 .222 2 0 3 .273 .495
Nick Castellanos 7 .143 1 0 1 .143 .429
Kyle Schwarber 6 .500 3 2 2 .571 2.071
Didi Gregorius 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .500
Bryson Stott 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Matt Vierling 2 .500 1 1 1 .750 2.750
Darick Hall 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Yairo Muñoz 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Phillies Betting Trends

  • The Phillies have gone 35-27 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 56.5% of those games).
  • Philadelphia has played as a moneyline favorite of -233 or shorter in just two games this season, which they split 1-1.
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives the Phillies a 70% chance to win.
  • Philadelphia has had an over/under set by bookmakers 104 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 53 of those games (53-46-5).
  • The Phillies are 52-52-0 ATS this season.
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Nationals Betting Trends

  • This season, the Nationals have been the underdog 91 times and won 29, or 31.9%, of those games.
  • Washington has entered 14 games this season as the underdog by +196 or more and is 7-7 in those contests.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 33.8% chance of a victory for the Nationals.
  • So far this season, Washington and its opponents have hit the over in 51 of their 106 games with a total.
  • The Nationals are 45-61-0 against the spread in their 106 chances this season.

Phillies Players to Watch

  • Kyle Schwarber has put up 77 hits, a team-best for the Phillies, on the way to batting .202 with 13 doubles, 33 home runs and 56 walks.
  • Schwarber ranks 148th in batting average, 112th in on base percentage, and 20th in slugging among qualifying batters in baseball.
  • Rhys Hoskins has 19 doubles, two triples, 20 home runs and 49 walks while batting .247, and leads his team with a .336 OBP.
  • Among qualifying batters, Hoskins ranks 94th in batting average, 66th in on-base percentage, and 39th in slugging.
  • J.T. Realmuto is batting .258 with 15 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 30 walks.
  • Alec Bohm’s .409 slugging percentage leads his team. He has 16 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 18 walks while batting .296.

Phillies Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Nicholas Castellanos 403 .258 42 9 51 .302 .682
Rhys Hoskins 384 .247 54 20 48 .336 .800
Kyle Schwarber 382 .202 66 33 66 .307 .802
Alec Bohm 362 .296 51 7 41 .327 .736
J.T. Realmuto 322 .258 47 10 47 .332 .742
Bryson Stott 245 .196 32 7 32 .262 .576
Didi Gregorius 214 .210 17 1 19 .263 .567
Matt Vierling 174 .236 23 3 14 .301 .629
Edmundo Sosa 122 .189 17 0 8 .250 .520
Darick Hall 93 .258 14 5 12 .296 .812

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Nelson Cruz has been key for Washington with eight home runs, 52 RBI and a batting average of .231 this season.
  • Cruz is 123rd in batting average, 102nd in on-base percentage and 138th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the big leagues.
  • Hernandez has an OPS of .611, fueled by an OBP of .304 and a team-best slugging percentage of .307 this season.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Hernandez is 117th in batting average, 116th in on-base percentage and 148th in slugging percentage.
  • Keibert Ruiz is batting .248 with a .348 slugging percentage and 24 RBI this year.
  • Luke Voit leads the Nationals in OBP (.317) and total hits (67) this season.

Nationals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 411 .238 51 0 21 .304 .611
Maikel Franco 347 .228 28 8 38 .255 .595
Nelson Cruz 347 .231 41 8 52 .315 .658
Keibert Ruiz 302 .248 24 4 24 .307 .655
Luke Voit 298 .225 38 13 48 .317 .730
Lane Thomas 286 .234 35 10 35 .286 .685
Yadiel Hernandez 270 .270 26 8 37 .309 .728
Victor Robles 247 .231 35 4 26 .290 .606
Luis Garcia 205 .293 16 4 25 .299 .733
Ildemaro Vargas 27 .259 5 1 4 .333 .777

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