Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/18/2024]

Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/18/2024]

The Philadelphia Phillies will square off with the Washington Nationals in MLB action at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, beginning at 6:05PM ET.

Cristopher Sánchez (2-3, 3.43 ERA) will start on the mound for the Phillies, up against MacKenzie Gore (2-4, 3.38 ERA) for the Nationals.

Dimers.com's full preview of Saturday's Nationals vs. Phillies matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Nationals vs. Phillies Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Run Line

We have used trusted machine learning and data to simulate the result of Saturday's MLB game between the Nationals and Phillies 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of MLB picks.

Our popular predictive analytics model gives the Phillies a 61% chance of defeating the Nationals.

According to our model, the Nationals (+1.5) have a 59% chance of covering the run line, while the over/under total of 7.5 runs has a 52% chance of going under.

Nationals vs. Phillies Odds [5/18/2024]

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Nationals Phillies
Run Line +1.5 (-150) -1.5 (+130)
Moneyline +146 -174
Total o7.5 (+104) u7.5 (-128)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Nationals vs. Phillies Picks

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Nationals vs. Phillies Game Information

Saturday's MLB matchup between the Phillies and Nationals at Citizens Bank Park is scheduled to commence at 6:05PM ET.


Our full coverage of the Nationals vs. Phillies includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

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We predict the Phillies, with a 61% win probability, will likely beat the Nationals on Saturday.

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