Phillies vs. Nationals - 6/28/15 Game Two Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Nationals (41-33) at Philadelphia Phillies (26-49)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 4:05 pm (Citizens Bank Park)
TBD vs. Severino Gonzalez
The Line: Philadelphia Phillies +158 / Washington Nationals -168 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN, CSN-PHI
The Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies play game two of their double header Sunday.
The Washington Nationals look to build on their seven-game winning streak. The Nationals have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Nationals have won eight straight games when scoring more than three runs. Yunel Escobar leads Washington with 83 hits and 27 RBI while Bryce Harper and Wilson Ramos have combined for 92 RBI. The Washington Nationals have won four of their last five road games. There’s no pitcher named for this matchup just yet. Please check back for an update.
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The Philadelphia Phillies look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Phillies have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Phillies have split their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Ben Revere leads Philly with 85 hits and 19 RBI while Ryan Howard and Chase Utley have combined for 61 RBI. The Philadelphia Phillies have lost four of their last six home games. Severino Gonzalez takes the hill, and he’s 2-2 with a 8.69 ERA and 18 strikeouts this season. This will be Gonzalez’s first career game against the Nationals.
The Nationals are 7-0 in their last 7 overall and 38-17 in their last 55 vs. National League East. The Phillies are 18-37 in their last 55 overall and 8-22 in their last 30 vs. National League East. The Nationals are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings in Philadelphia.
Regardless who is pitching for the Nats, you have to fnd it hard to back the Phillies. Philly is just a horrible baseball team that will find a way to lose.