Washington Nationals @ Philadelphia Phillies Matchup Preview - August 4th, 2022


Luis Garcia and the Nationals go head-to-head against Nick Castellanos and the Phillies today. Over the last 7 days, Luis Garcia has provided the bulk of the offense for Nationals. He's batted .348 with 1 runs, 7 RBIs, and 1 home runs. Meanwhile, it's been Nick Castellanos who has been hot for the Phillies. Over the last week, he's batting .440 with 4 runs, 5 RBIs, and 1 home runs.

Washington Nationals Insights

  • THE BAT X expects Paolo Espino to be on a pitch count in this game, projecting a maximum of 85 pitches.

  • THE BAT X projects Luis Garcia in the 88th percentile when it comes to his batting average ability.

  • The Washington Nationals projected lineup ranks as the 3rd-worst of the day.

Philadelphia Phillies Insights

  • Jean Segura has primarily hit in the top-half of the lineup this season (66% of the time), but he is projected to hit 7th in the lineup in this matchup.

  • The Philadelphia Phillies bullpen grades out as the 9th-best in MLB, per THE BAT.

Betting Trends

  • The Philadelphia Phillies have hit the Moneyline in 43 of their last 74 games (+10.15 Units / 11% ROI)

  • The Washington Nationals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 60 of their last 106 games (+14.65 Units / 12% ROI)

  • Erick Fedde has hit the Strikeouts Under in 7 of his last 8 away games (+6.10 Units / 58% ROI)