Phillies Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 5, 2022

Written By Staff on August 5, 2022

The Washington Nationals (36-71) will look to Yadiel Hernandez, who is currently on a 10-game hitting streak, when they face the Philadelphia Phillies (57-48) at 7:05 PM ET on Friday at Citizens Bank Park. Kyle Gibson starts for Philadelphia (-200 to win), and Josiah Gray is Washington’s (+167) choice to start.

The insights in what follows use the latest odds as of August 5, 2022 at 5:27 PM ET.

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Phillies vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Gibson (PHI) Pitcher Gray (WSH)
6 – 4 W/L 7 – 7
107.2 IP 102.0
4.60 ERA 4.59
1.226 WHIP 1.284
7 K/9 10.4
2.6 BB/9 3.8

Phillies Probable Starter Kyle Gibson

  • Gibson makes the start for the Phillies, his 21st of the season. He is 6-4 with a 4.60 ERA and 84 strikeouts in 107 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent appearance on Wednesday, July 27, the righty threw 6 2/3 innings against the Atlanta Braves, allowing two earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • The 34-year-old has an ERA of 4.60, with 7 strikeouts per nine innings, in 20 games this season. Opponents are batting .246 against him.
  • Gibson is trying to collect his 11th quality start of the season in this outing.
  • He will take the hill against a Nationals squad that is hitting .248 as a unit (10th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .375 (26th in MLB) with 85 total home runs (28th in MLB).
  • The 34-year-old’s 4.60 ERA ranks 55th, 1.226 WHIP ranks 41st, and 7 K/9 ranks 50th among qualifying pitchers this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 5, 2022 at 5:27 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Gibson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Nelson Cruz 17 .176 3 1 2 .222 .634
Luke Voit 8 .375 3 0 1 .444 .819
Maikel Franco 7 .286 2 0 0 .444 .730
Victor Robles 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
César Hernández 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500

Nationals Probable Starter Josiah Gray

  • Gray (7-7) will take the mound for the Nationals, his 21st start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Sunday, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up four earned runs on five hits in a matchup with the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • The 24-year-old has an ERA of 4.59 and 10.4 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .227 in 19 games this season.
  • He has six quality starts in 20 chances this season.
  • The Phillies are batting .247 this season, 12th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .413 (eighth in the league) with 134 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 5, 2022 at 5:27 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Phillies Stats vs Gray

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Schwarber 8 .500 4 2 2 .556 1.931
J.T. Realmuto 7 .143 1 0 0 .250 .393
Alec Bohm 6 .000 0 0 0 .143 .143
Nick Castellanos 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Bryson Stott 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jean Segura 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Darick Hall 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Matt Vierling 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Brandon Marsh 2 .500 1 1 2 .500 2.500
Yairo Muñoz 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Phillies Betting Trends

  • The Phillies have compiled a 36-27 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 57.1% of those games).
  • Philadelphia has a record of 8-2 when it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -200 or shorter (80%).
  • The Phillies have an implied moneyline win probability of 66.7% in this matchup.
  • Philadelphia has played in 105 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 53 times (53-46-6).
  • The Phillies have collected a 52-53-0 record against the spread this season (covering 49.5% of the time).
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Nationals Betting Trends

  • This season, the Nationals have won 29 out of the 92 games, or 31.5%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Washington has a record of 10-22, a 31.2% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +167 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Nationals have a 37.5% chance to win.
  • Games involving Washington have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 51 of 107 chances this season.
  • The Nationals have an ATS record of 46-61-0 in 107 games with a spread this season.

Phillies Players to Watch

  • Kyle Schwarber has racked up 78 hits, a team-high for the Phillies, on the way to batting .203 with 13 doubles, 33 home runs and 56 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Schwarber’s batting average ranks 147th, his on-base percentage ranks 113th, and he is 23rd in the league in slugging.
  • Rhys Hoskins has a .339 on-base percentage to pace his team. He has 19 doubles, two triples, 21 home runs and 49 walks while hitting .251.
  • Hoskins ranks 83rd in batting average, 60th in on base percentage, and 32nd in slugging in MLB action.
  • J.T. Realmuto is batting .256 with 15 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 30 walks.
  • Alec Bohm’s .418 slugging percentage leads his team. He has 16 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 18 walks while hitting .297.
  • Bohm heads into this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .316 with a double, two home runs and four RBI.

Phillies Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Nicholas Castellanos 405 .257 42 9 51 .300 .678
Rhys Hoskins 386 .251 56 21 50 .339 .813
Kyle Schwarber 385 .203 67 33 66 .307 .801
Alec Bohm 364 .297 52 8 44 .328 .746
J.T. Realmuto 324 .256 47 10 47 .331 .738
Brandon Marsh 294 .228 35 8 37 .286 .640
Bryson Stott 247 .198 32 7 32 .264 .580
Matt Vierling 174 .236 23 3 14 .301 .629
Jean Segura 169 .272 22 6 19 .320 .722
Edmundo Sosa 122 .189 17 0 8 .250 .520

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Nelson Cruz is batting .231 with eight home runs and 52 RBI for Washington this season.
  • Cruz is 124th in batting average, 103rd in on-base percentage and 138th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the big leagues.
  • Cesar Hernandez has hit zero homers this season while driving in 22 runs. He’s batting .240 this season.
  • Cesar Hernandez is currently 113th in batting average, 116th in on-base percentage and 147th in slugging percentage among all qualified players.
  • Keibert Ruiz has collected 76 base hits, an OBP of .307 and a slugging percentage of .348 this season.
  • Luke Voit leads the Nationals in OBP (.320) and total hits (69) this season.

Nationals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 413 .240 51 0 22 .305 .613
Maikel Franco 349 .229 29 8 38 .257 .598
Nelson Cruz 347 .231 41 8 52 .315 .658
Keibert Ruiz 305 .249 24 4 24 .307 .655
Luke Voit 301 .229 39 13 49 .320 .735
Lane Thomas 289 .235 35 10 35 .287 .685
Yadiel Hernandez 273 .275 26 8 38 .313 .734
Victor Robles 250 .236 36 4 26 .294 .618
Luis Garcia 208 .293 17 4 25 .299 .732
Ildemaro Vargas 27 .259 5 1 4 .333 .777

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