Phillies vs. Nationals Free Pick
Will the Nationals pull off the sweep with a win today against the Phillies at 4:05PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Nationals are whopping -245 money line favorites over the Phillies, who have odds of +215 to pull off the upset in Washington today. With Adam Morgan set to face Joe Ross in the pitching matchup, the over/under sits at 8.5 runs.
PHILADELPHIA: The Phillies have been dreadful of late, losing all five of their last five road games and all 10 of their last 11 games versus an opponent with a winning record. They're also 5-16 in their last 21 games overall, 3-8 in their last 11 games following a loss, and 3-10 in their last 13 games versus a right-handed starter.
WASHINGTON: It's been the opposite for the Nationals, who have been a great bet recently. They're 5-1 in their last six games overall, 6-2 in their last eight games following a win, and 11-4 in their last 15 games versus a left-handed starter. They're also 9-1 in their last 10 home games versus a team with a losing road record.
OUR PICK: Take the Nationals on the runline. They're 6-2 in Ross' last eight home starts, 5-2 in his last seven starts versus National League East opponents, and 7-1 in his last eight starts versus a team with a losing record. The Phillies are also 0-5 in Morgan's last five starts, 1-4 in his last six road starts, and 1-4 in his last five outings coming off five days of rest.
SUNDAY MLB FREE PICK: WASHINGTON NATIONALS -1.5 (-120)