Nationals vs. Phillies - 9/27/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Phillies (58-96) at Washington Nationals (78-75)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 1:35 pm (Nationals Park)
A Harang (6-15) (4.93) vs. G Gonzalez (11-8) (3.94)
The Line: Washington Nationals / Philadelphia Phillies --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals play a rubber game Sunday.
The Philadelphia Phillies need a win after losing eight of their last 10 games. The Phillies have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in eight of their last 10 games. The Phillies have lost 15 straight when scoring three or less runs. Freddy Galvis leads Philly with 140 hits and 44 RBI while Odubel Herrera and Cesar Hernandez have combined for 75 RBI. The Philadelphia Phillies have lost six of their last eight road games. Aaron Harang gets the ball, and he’s 6-15 with a 4.93 ERA and 104 strikeouts this season. Harang is 4-7 with a 3.33 ERA and 72 strikeouts in his career against the Nationals.
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The Washington Nationals look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Nationals have scored eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Nationals have won six of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. Bryce Harper leads Washington with 169 hits and 96 RBI while Yunel Escobar and Ian Desmond have combined for 117 RBI. The Washington Nationals have split their last eight home games. Gio Gonzalez takes the hill, and he’s 11-8 with a 3.94 ERA and 159 strikeouts this season. Gonzalez is 8-5 with a 2.99 ERA and 95 strikeouts in his career against the Nationals.
The Phillies are 28-62 in their last 90 road games and 5-14 in Harangs last 19 starts. The Nationals are 8-2 in their last 10 during game 3 of a series and 2-6 in Gonzalezs last 8 starts. The Phillies are 9-20 in the last 29 meetings in Washington.
Phillies remain unbackable, and the Nats have to be the pick here with Gio on the mound.