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    The Philadelphia Phillies (77-62) will look for another strong showing from a slugger when they match up against the Washington Nationals (49-91) on Sunday at 1:05 PM ET at Citizens Bank Park. Nick Maton is currently on a two-game home run streak for the favored Phillies (-315) in the contest against the underdog Nationals (+255). Philadelphia has Aaron Nola starting things off, while Washington will send out Anibal Sanchez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Phillies vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 11, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:05 PM ET
    • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
    Phillies vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Phillies -315 8

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies rank sixth in baseball with 176 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
    • The Phillies have the eighth-best batting average in the majors (.254).
    • The Phillies’ .317 on-base percentage is 13th in baseball.
    • The Phillies’ 8.4 strikeouts per game rank 14th in baseball.
    • The Phillies average 1.3 homers per home game this season (97 total at home).
    • The Phillies have a .440 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .258 with 631 hits (8.5 per game) at home this season.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Rhys Hoskins is batting .250 with 27 doubles, two triples, 27 home runs and 65 walks.
    • Among all qualified batters in baseball, Hoskins ranks 80th in batting average, 54th in on-base percentage, and 33rd in slugging.
    • Kyle Schwarber has 107 hits, which leads Philadelphia batters this season. He’s batting .214 with 59 extra-base hits.
    • Schwarber ranks 132nd in batting average, 104th in on-base percentage and 19th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Schwarber enters this game looking to extend his two-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is batting .211 with a double, a home run, two walks and an RBI.
    • J.T. Realmuto has 115 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .342.
    • Alec Bohm leads Philadelphia in slugging percentage (.408) thanks to 35 extra-base hits.
    • Bohm enters this game on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .368 with two doubles, a triple and three RBI.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals have hit just 119 homers this season, which ranks 26th in the league.
    • The Nationals’ .252 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking 10th in MLB.
    • The Nationals have an OBP of .315 this season, which ranks 14th in MLB.
    • The Nationals rank third in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.4 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 54 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 71 road contests this season.
    • In 71 road games this season, they’re slugging .383 with 178 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 71 road games this season, they have a batting average of .261 while averaging nine base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Cesar Hernandez has accumulated a team-best .324 slugging percentage.
    • Including all qualified hitters in MLB, Hernandez is 80th in batting average, 95th in on-base percentage and 133rd in slugging percentage.
    • Lane Thomas leads his team with 106 hits.
    • Thomas’ batting average ranks 74th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 109th, and he is 67th in slugging.
    • Nelson Cruz is batting .238 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 49 walks.
    • Luke Voit leads his team with a .321 OBP.

    Phillies vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Nola Sánchez
    27 GS 10
    9-11 W-L 2-5
    3.35 ERA 4.56
    177.1 IP 51.1
    24 BB 23
    200 SO 35

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