Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies 8-10-2023 Odds, Picks and Game Analysis

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies 8/10/2023 Odds, Picks and Game Analysis

Washington Nationals (50-64) vs Philadelphia Phillies (62-52)

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies 8/10/2023 – Washington approached Wednesday, having won five of their previous six games after splitting the doubleheader on Tuesday. The Nationals were 50-64 and in last place in the NL East as of Wednesday, 22.5 matches behind the Braves for first place. For the last National League wild-card spot, they were nine games back of the Cubs and Reds. Tuesday’s opening game saw three singles from Dominic Smith and Kelbert Ruiz (run, two RBIs), who both lost. In a losing effort, Lane Thomas went deep for his 20th time and Ruiz for his 12th. Jordan Weems (3-0) won the victory with a 1-2-3 eighth inning and two strikeouts, while Kyle Finnegan recorded his 18th save with a 1-2-3 ninth inning and two strikeouts. For insights into this game, check out our daily MLB picks.

 

Philadelphia entered Wednesday with six victories in their previous nine games after splitting their doubleheader with Washington on Tuesday. With a record of 62-52 going into Wednesday, the Phillies were 10.5 games down from the Braves for first place in the NL East. They and the Giants shared first place in the National League’s wild-card standings. Johan Rojas (two runs), Jake Cave (two runs, two RBI), and Kyle Schwarber (two runs, five RBI) each got two hits to lead the Phillies on Tuesday in the opening game. Alec Bohm (his 12th) and Cave (his second) each hit long balls in the game, and Schwarber (his 29th and 30th) homered twice.

 

Nationals vs. Phillies Game Info

When: Thursday, August 10, 2023 6:40 PM ET
Where: Citizens Bank Park, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Stream: MLB.TV

Washington SP Patrick Corbin (7-11) vs Philadelphia SP Aaron Nola (9-8)

In this game, Patrick Corbin is on the mound for the Nationals and is making his 24th start of the year. He pitched 132.1 innings and has a record of 7-11 with a 5.03 ERA, 1.496 WHIP, 37 walks, and 89 strikeouts. In his most recent start, which took place on the road against the Reds on Friday night, Corbin was not considered. He pitched 6.1 innings in a game that the Nationals eventually won 6-3 in extra innings, surrendering three runs on four hits, one walk, and two strikeouts. Corbin is 1-1 with a 5.89 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, three walks, and nine strikeouts in 18.1 innings pitched in his last three starts.

In this game, Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola is making his 24th start of the season. He has a record of 9-8, a 4.58 ERA, a 1.137 WHIP, 34 walks, 147 strikeouts, and 143.1 innings pitched while giving up a league-high 26 home runs. Nola was unsuccessful in his most recent outing on the road Tuesday against the Royals. He pitched 5.1 innings in a 7-5 loss for the Phillies, giving up five runs on eight hits, one walk, and eight strikeouts. Nola is 0-2 with a 6.88 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, four walks, and 21 strikeouts across 17 innings in his last three starts.

 

MLB Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia Phillies -250, Total Odds: 9

The Washington Nationals are 3-11 SU in their last 14 matches when playing on the road against Philadelphia. The total went UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 matches against an opponent in the National League. The Washington Nationals are 5-13 SU in their last 18 matches against an opponent in the National League East Division. The total went OVER in 8 of Philadelphia’s last 12 matches played in August. The total went UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 5 matches played on a Thursday.

 

Washington Nationals Betting Trends

The total went UNDER in 10 of Washington’s last 14 matches. The Washington Nationals are 5-2 SU in their last 7 matches. The Washington Nationals are 5-15 SU in their last 20 matches against Philadelphia. The total went UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 7 matches on the road.

Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends

The total went OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 matches. The Philadelphia Phillies are 4-1 SU in their last 5 matches. The Philadelphia Phillies are 6-2 SU in their last 8 matches at home. The Philadelphia Phillies are 11-3 SU in their last 14 matches when playing at home against Washington.

Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies 8/10/2023 Betting Picks

Nola allowed a league-worst 26 home runs in his work this season, and Corbin isn’t far behind with 24 long balls allowed. Both pitchers have a history of giving up long balls. Regarding power, the Phillies’ lineup is more complete, and we’ve seen how much Corbin battled in this stadium throughout his career, with an ERA above seven in eight starts. For insights into player performances and expert sports picks, visit our website.

 

Nola struggled in his most recent games, but he was always a dangerous opponent at home throughout his career. You have to give the Phillies the advantage in this one since they have the upper hand on the mound and in the lineup, and they win to wrap up the series in style.

Free Pick and Prediction: Philadelphia Phillies will win 7-3.

 

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