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    Brandon Marsh has 99 hits this season, and will try to collect his 100th when his Philadelphia Phillies (84-72) play the Washington Nationals (54-102) on Saturday at 1:05 PM ET. The Phillies are favored (-195) over the Nationals (+162). Philadelphia’s Kyle Gibson gets the start against Washington’s Anibal Sanchez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Phillies vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:05 PM ET
    • Location: Washington D.C.
    • Stadium: Nationals Park
    Phillies vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Phillies -195 8.5

    Phillies Stats & Trends

    Phillies Batting

    • The Phillies are sixth in baseball with 196 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
    • The Phillies’ .253 batting average is seventh-best in the majors.
    • The Phillies are 12th in the league with a .316 on-base percentage.
    • The Phillies strike out 8.4 times per game to rank 12th in baseball.
    • The Phillies have hit 89 home runs on the road this season (1.2 per game).
    • The Phillies have a .401 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • Away from home this season the club averages 8.6 hits per game and is batting .247.

    Phillies Key Batters

    • Kyle Schwarber leads Philadelphia with 118 hits, batting .210 this season with 65 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in the majors, Schwarber is 129th in batting average, 93rd in on-base percentage, and 20th in slugging.
    • Rhys Hoskins leads Philadelphia in OBP (.339) this season, fueled by 144 hits.
    • Hoskins is 72nd in batting average, 48th in on-base percentage and 23rd in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • J.T. Realmuto has 133 hits this season and has a slash line of .271/.338/.470.
    • Alec Bohm leads Philadelphia with a slugging percentage of .401, fueled by 38 extra-base hits.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals rank 27th in Major League Baseball with just 131 home runs as a team.
    • The Nationals rank 11th in MLB with a .249 team batting average.
    • The Nationals have an OBP of .311 this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.
    • The Nationals rank third in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.5 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 78 home contests this season.
    • In 78 home games this season, they’re slugging .376 with 198 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 7.8 base hits per game and batting .238 as a team at home this season.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Lane Thomas has totaled 117 hits, a team-high for the Nationals.
    • Thomas is 88th in batting average, 110th in on-base percentage and 80th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in MLB.
    • Cesar Hernandez leads his team with a .315 slugging percentage.
    • Hernandez is 88th in batting average, 102nd in on-base percentage and 133rd in slugging percentage in the majors.
    • Luke Voit has an on-base percentage of .316, a team-high for the Nationals.
    • Nelson Cruz is hitting .234 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 49 walks.

    Phillies vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Gibson Sánchez
    30 GS 13
    10-7 W-L 3-6
    4.84 ERA 4.06
    161.2 IP 64.1
    46 BB 30
    137 SO 42
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