MLB Picks: Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies
The Philadelphia Phillies are 7-3 in their last 10 home games versus right-handed starters, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Monday, when they open up a four-game series against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park on ESPN.
Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Phillies are plus-105 underdogs in the pro baseball odds, with the total sitting at nine in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this National League East matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
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The Washington Nationals went 5-2 on their recently completed homestand, which included an 11-7 victory over the San Diego Padres as minus-230 favorites Sunday.
Nationals starting pitcher Dan Haren is 0-3 with a 5.82 ERA in six career starts versus the Philadelphia Phillies.
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The Philadelphia Phillies have won three of their last four games, including a 7-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves as plus-138 home underdogs Sunday.
Phillies starting pitcher John Lannan is 0-1 with a 4.76 ERA in three home starts this season, but he's yet to surrender a home run in 17 combined frames in that situation.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Philadelphia Phillies as one of their MLB picks Monday, as the Washington Nationals have lost Dan Haren's last eight starts.
MLB Pick: Philadelphia Phillies plus-105
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