Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals - 9/30/22 MLB Picks and Prediction
Washington Nationals (54-101) vs Philadelphia Phillies (83-72)
Game Info: Friday, September 30, 2022 at 1:05 pm (Nationals Park)
Erick Fedde/Anibal Sanchez vs Bailey Falter/Noah Syndergaard
Betting Odds: Washington Nationals +157 / Philadelphia Phillies -171 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Philadelphia Phillies will play the Washington Nationals in a double header on Friday at Nationals Park.
The Philadelphia Phillies are 83-72 this season and have lost five games in a row. Philadelphia is coming off of a series loss against the Cubs, where they lost all three games played. The Philadelphia pitching staff has a 3.94 ERA, a 1.25 WHIP, and a .244 opponent batting average this season. The Phillies offense has scored 717 runs with a .254 batting average and a .317 on base percentage. Kyle Schwarber is batting .212 with 42 home runs and 87 RBI’s for the Phillies this season. The projected starter for Philadelphia in Game 1 is Bailey Falter, who is 5-4 with a 4.21 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP over 77 innings pitched this season. The projected starter for Philadelphia in Game 2 is Noah Syndergaard, who is 9-10 with a 4.12 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP over 129 innings pitched this season.
The Washington Nationals are 54-101 this season and have lost four of their last six games. Washington is coming off of a series loss against Atlanta, where they lost two out of the three games played in the series. The Washington pitching staff has a 4.94 ERA, a 1.43 WHIP, and a .265 opponent batting average. The Nationals offense has scored 582 runs with a .249 batting average and a .311 on base percentage this year. Lane Thomas is batting .246 with 17 home runs and 52 RBI’s for the Nationals this season. The projected starter for Washington in Game 1 is Erick Fedde, who is 6-11 with a 5.34 ERA and a 1.57 WHIP over 119.2 innings pitched this season. The projected starter for Washington in Game 2 is Anibal Sanchez, who is 3-6 with a 4.06 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP over 64.1 innings pitched this season.
Philadelphia comes into this game only a half game up on the Brewers for the last wild card spot in the NL. Philadelphia has not played well in their last few games, but still holds the lead in the wild card race. Philadelphia is starting Bailey Falter in Game 1, while Washington is starting Erick Fedde. Falter got roughed up in last start, while Fedde has not had a very good season. I am going to take the Phillies to win by two runs in Game 1. For Game 2, Noah Syndergaard has allowed seven runs over his last 14 innings, while Anibal Sanchez has allowed three runs over his last 18 innings pitched. I am going to take the Nationals in Game 2.