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Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies

The Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies will meet on the field at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.

Anibal Sanchez will be the starting pitcher for the Nationals on this day. Right hander Sanchez is 1-4 this season with a 6.90 ERA.

It'll be Zach Eflin toeing the rubber for the Phillies in this contest. Right hander Eflin is 2-1 with a 4.10 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Phillies as -155-moneyline favorites versus the Nationals, while the game's total opened at 11.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 3-0 winner on the road against the Nationals. Bettors on Philadelphia at 105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Washington lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Phillies on September 02. Bettors who backed the Phillies at 105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Washington:
Team record: 12-22 SU
Current Streak: lost 5 straight games.
Washington is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington's last 14 games on the road

Philadelphia:
Team record: 17-15 SU
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Philadelphia is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Philadelphia is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Philadelphia is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Washington at Atlanta Friday, September 4
Philadelphia at New York Friday, September 4