Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies - Dratkings Sportsbook Promo and Prediction

Last updated July 5, 2022

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On Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park, the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies will start a three-game series against each other.

Rough season for the Nationals, with a record of 29-53 and a four-game sweep by the Miami Marlins, including a 3-2 loss on Monday. The Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals in two of three games and then won 4-0 on Sunday to improve to 42-38 on the season.

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Why bet on Washington Nationals?

✅ This year, the Nationals have been picked as underdogs in 67 games. Of those 67 games, they have won 22 (32.8%).
✅ Espino will start for the Nationals. He is 0-1 with a 2.80 ERA and has struck out 34 batters in 45 innings.
✅ Washington Nationals will win the moneyline @+135

Teams: Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies
When: Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 7:05 P.M. ET
Venue: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia
Betting Pick: Washington Nationals Moneyline @+135

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Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies

Washington Nationals

The Nationals' team's earned run average for the season is 5.11, which is 29th in the league. Their staff has struck out 622 batters. Their K/BB ratio is 2.06, and the staff of pitchers has a WHIP of 1.47. The Nationals' pitchers have given up 112 home runs and 442 runs (30th in baseball). They have walked 302 batters this season, and their FIP as a team is 4.84.

Paolo Espino is about to make his 25th appearance and the fifth start of the season. In 45 innings, he has been 0-1 with a strong ERA of 2.80. Last Wednesday, the 35-year-old pitched 4.1 innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He gave up four runs on five hits, one walk, and four strikeouts, but he didn't get a win or loss.

Philadelphia Phillies

So far this season, Phillies' pitchers have given up 340 runs and have an ERA of 3.87. (306 earned runs surrendered). They have given up 78 home runs; every 9 innings, they give up 4.30 runs (14th in baseball). This year, the Phillies staff has a WHIP of 1.240 and a FIP of 3.71. They have gotten 2.96 Ks for every BB (717 strikeouts vs 242 free passes). They have given up 641 hits as a team, which puts them 18th in the league.

Cristopher Sanchez will be called up from AAA to make a spot start. He was last in MLB on June 11 against the Arizona Diamondbacks, when he pitched a scoreless inning of relief and struck out one batter while allowing two hits. This season, the 25-year-old has played in eight games and started one. He is 0-1 with a 4.60 ERA over 15.2 innings.

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