Sunday's game features the Philadelphia Phillies (67-56) and the Washington Nationals (56-68) squaring off at Muncy Bank Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field in what should be a tight matchup, with a projected 6-4 win for the Phillies according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 7:10 PM ET on August 20.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Phillies will send Zack Wheeler (9-5) to the mound, while Trevor Williams (5-7) will answer the bell for the Nationals.

Phillies vs. Nationals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, August 20, 2023 at 7:10 PM ET
  • Where: Muncy Bank Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Phillies vs. Nationals Score Prediction

Our prediction for this game is Phillies 6, Nationals 5.

Total Prediction for Phillies vs. Nationals

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Phillies Performance Insights

  • The Phillies have played as the favorite in eight of their past 10 games and won four of those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Philadelphia and its opponents have combined to hit the over four times.
  • There has not been a spread set for any of the Phillies' last 10 games.
  • The Phillies have been favorites in 79 games this season and won 46 (58.2%) of those contests.
  • Philadelphia is 10-4 this season when entering a game favored by -225 or more on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Phillies have a 69.2% chance to win.
  • Philadelphia ranks 12th in the majors with 579 total runs scored this season.
  • The Phillies' 3.99 team ERA ranks 10th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Nationals Performance Insights

  • In seven games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Nationals have a record of 3-4.
  • In its previous 10 games with a total, Washington and its opponents have combined to exceed the over/under on five occasions.
  • The past 10 Nationals games have not had a runline posted by bookmakers.
  • The Nationals have won in 47, or 43.1%, of the 109 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs this year.
  • This year, Washington has won eight of 23 games when listed as at least +180 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Nationals have an implied victory probability of 35.7% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Averaging 4.4 runs per game (548 total), Washington is the 19th-highest scoring team in baseball.
  • The Nationals have pitched to a 4.96 ERA this season, which ranks 27th in baseball.

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Phillies Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 13 Twins L 3-0 Ranger Suárez vs Sonny Gray
August 15 @ Blue Jays L 2-1 Zack Wheeler vs Yusei Kikuchi
August 16 @ Blue Jays W 9-4 Aaron Nola vs Kevin Gausman
August 18 @ Nationals L 8-7 Michael Lorenzen vs Joan Adon
August 19 @ Nationals W 12-3 Cristopher Sanchez vs Jake Irvin
August 20 @ Nationals - Zack Wheeler vs Trevor Williams
August 21 Giants - Aaron Nola vs TBA
August 22 Giants - Taijuan Walker vs TBA
August 23 Giants - Michael Lorenzen vs Alex Cobb
August 25 Cardinals - Michael Lorenzen vs Miles Mikolas
August 26 Cardinals - Cristopher Sanchez vs Dakota Hudson

Nationals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 15 Red Sox L 5-4 Josiah Gray vs Nick Pivetta
August 16 Red Sox W 6-2 MacKenzie Gore vs James Paxton
August 17 Red Sox W 10-7 Patrick Corbin vs Chris Sale
August 18 Phillies W 8-7 Joan Adon vs Michael Lorenzen
August 19 Phillies L 12-3 Jake Irvin vs Cristopher Sanchez
August 20 Phillies - Trevor Williams vs Zack Wheeler
August 22 @ Yankees - Josiah Gray vs Carlos Rodón
August 23 @ Yankees - MacKenzie Gore vs Luis Severino
August 24 @ Yankees - Patrick Corbin vs Randy Vasquez
August 25 @ Marlins - Joan Adon vs Eury Pérez
August 26 @ Marlins - Jake Irvin vs Braxton Garrett