Can The Phillies Keep Their Winning Momentum Against The Nationals

The Washington Nationals will take on The Philadelphia Phillies for the second game in their series at Citizens Bank Park in Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 12, 2014. The Philadelphia Phillies beat The Nationals 6-2 in game one, and will look to continue their winning momentum. The game kicks off tonight at 7:15 PM EST and will be broadcast on FOX.

MLB Statistics and Team Records

The Washington Nationals are the top-rated team in The National League Eastern Division with a 49-42 record. The Braves are not too far behind in second place with a 50-43 record. The Nationals are going to need to play their best to stay ahead of The Braves, as they do not have as many wins currently. The Philadelphia Phillies are sitting in last place in The National League Eastern Division, with a 42-51 record on the season.

Philadelphia Phillies Cole Hamels 2014

Starting Pitchers

The Philadelphia Phillies will most likely send Cole Hamels to take the mound tonight; Hamels is 3-5 on the season with a 2.87 ERA. The Washington Nationals will send Stephen Strasburg to the mound tonight; Strasburg has a 7-6 record on the season with a 3.47 ERA.

MLB Betting Odds and Live Baseball Lines

TopBET USA friendly Sportsbook opened up their MLB betting odds with The Philadelphia Phillies listed at +115 on the moneyline. Their live baseball wagering lines currently show that The Washington Nationals are favored by one and a half point, and the total is listed at 7.

Washington Nationals – Philadelphia Phillies Recap

The Washington Nationals did not have the best series prior to playing The Philadelphia Phillies. The Nationals faced off against The Baltimore Orioles and had one win, although one of the games was postponed. The Philadelphia Phillies played stellar baseball against The Milwaukee Brewers in their last series, sweeping the series. They came into the first game against The Washington Nationals very strong with a 6-2 win. The Major League Baseball fans that bet on The Philadelphia Phillies at +140 on the moneyline saw a nice increase in their MLB Sportsbook player account. – Prediction, Odds, Picks, and Trends

The sports handicappers from the best MLB betting sites have picked and predicted that The Washington Nationals will beat The Philadelphia Phillies in tonight’s game. The teams will meet for their next game Sunday, July 13, 2014.

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