Friday's game between the Washington Nationals (24-32) and the Philadelphia Phillies (25-31) at Nationals Park is expected to be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 5-2, with the Nationals coming out on top. First pitch is at 7:05 PM ET on June 2.

The Phillies will call on Zack Wheeler (4-4) versus the Nationals and Josiah Gray (4-5).

Nationals vs. Phillies Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, June 2, 2023 at 7:05 PM ET
  • Where: Nationals Park in Washington D.C.
  • How to Watch on TV: MASN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Nationals vs. Phillies Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Nationals 4, Phillies 3.

Total Prediction for Nationals vs. Phillies

  • Total Prediction: Under 9 runs

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Nationals Performance Insights

  • In eight games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Nationals have a record of 4-4.
  • When it comes to the total, Washington and its opponents are 6-4-0 in its previous 10 games.
  • The Nationals' record against the spread is 2-2-0 over their previous 10 matchups (bookmakers set spreads in four of those matchups).
  • The Nationals have been chosen as underdogs in 51 games this year and have walked away with the win 21 times (41.2%) in those games.
  • Washington has a mark of 9-11 in contests where sportsbooks favor it by +150 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Nationals have an implied victory probability of 40% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Washington scores the 22nd-most runs in baseball (240 total, 4.3 per game).
  • Nationals pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.47 ERA this year, which ranks 21st in MLB.

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Nationals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 27 @ Royals W 4-2 Josiah Gray vs Brady Singer
May 28 @ Royals L 3-2 MacKenzie Gore vs Daniel Lynch
May 29 @ Dodgers L 6-1 Trevor Williams vs Bobby Miller
May 30 @ Dodgers L 9-3 Jake Irvin vs Tony Gonsolin
May 31 @ Dodgers W 10-6 Patrick Corbin vs Noah Syndergaard
June 2 Phillies - Josiah Gray vs Zack Wheeler
June 3 Phillies - MacKenzie Gore vs Dylan Covey
June 4 Phillies - Trevor Williams vs Ranger Suárez
June 6 Diamondbacks - Jake Irvin vs Tommy Henry
June 7 Diamondbacks - Patrick Corbin vs Zach Davies
June 8 Diamondbacks - Josiah Gray vs Merrill Kelly