Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 8/26/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals
Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: Phillies (-114) Nationals (+104)
Nationals Park is the site where Asdrubal Cabrera and the Washington Nationals (11-15, 4th in NL East) will take on the Philadelphia Phillies (10-14, 5th in NL East) on Wednesday. The odds on this game have the Phillies priced at -114 and the Nationals are at +104. The total has been set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound are Aaron Nola and Patrick Corbin.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
8/25/2020 Jose Alvarez RP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/23/2020 Ranger Suarez RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/22/2020 Jay Bruce LF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
8/11/2020 David Robertson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
7/25/2020 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
8/24/2020 Seth Romero RP Hand Out for the season
8/22/2020 Stephen Strasburg SP Hand Out for the season
8/22/2020 Sean Doolittle RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/18/2020 Starlin Castro 2B Wrist Out for the season
8/18/2020 Sam Freeman RP Elbow Out for the season
8/13/2020 Roenis Elias RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
6/29/2020 Adrian Sanchez 3B Achilles Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 10-14 overall record this season. Nola has thrown 800 innings and has racked up 866 strikeouts in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.48 (309 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.162. He has allowed 688 base knocks (7.7 hits per 9 innings) with 242 walks. Nola (55-37 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.48 and he has gone up against 3,287 hitters in the major leagues. The bullpen has an earned run average of 8.00 and they have given up 116 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .312 against the bullpen and they've struck out 81 hitters and walked 33 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 10.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.54. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 239 base hits and 123 earned runs. They have allowed 36 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 72 batters and struck out 215. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.56 and their FIP as a unit is 4.52.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .258, good for 7th in the league. The Phillies hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .320 with an on-base percentage of .453. He has 24 hits this season in 75 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .667 and an OPS+ of 196. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .238 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .286. He has totaled 20 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 84 at bats. His OPS+ is 69 while his slugging percentage is at .345. The Phillies have 202 hits, including 36 doubles and 35 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 90 times so far this season and they have struck out 186 times as a unit. They have left 168 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 128 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 11-15 overall mark this year. Thus far in his career, Corbin has given up 1,144 base hits while he has totaled 1,166 punchouts in 1,176 frames. He has given up 497 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.268 and a FIP of 3.7. He has a SO/W ratio of 3.36 and he has gone up against 4,957 batters during his MLB career. Corbin (72-63 career record) holds a 3.80 earned run average and has surrendered 8.8 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 95 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 106 batters and walked 45 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 241 base knocks and 122 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 88 hitters and struck out 222 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.65.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .330. He has 23 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 89 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .506 with an OPS+ of 119. Victor Robles is hitting .230 this season and he has an OBP of .322. He has collected 17 hits in 74 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 80 and a slugging percentage of .351. The Nationals as a unit have 226 base hits, including 42 doubles and 32 homers. Washington has walked 79 times this year and they have struck out on 193 occasions. They have had 168 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They have scored 4.85 runs per game and totaled 126 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Phillies and under 9 runs
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