WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Spread) - The Nationals will host the Phillies at 7:05PM ET and have had their way with Philly when Cole Hamels is on the bump.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Nationals are -139 money line favorites versus the Phillies, who are +128 money line underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 6 runs after opening at 6.5.
The Phillies have actually had plenty of success overall versus the Nationals, just not in Washington. They're 7-2 in their last nine games overall versus the Nats and 23-9 in Hamels' last 32 starts versus Washington. But they're 6-15 in their last 21 games in D.C. and 1-4 in Hamels' last five road starts versus the Nationals.
The under is also 4-0-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams and 3-0-1 in Hamels' last four starts versus the Nationals.