Sports Betting - Friday 12 August 2011 by

Free Pick Phillies vs Nationals: MLB Betting Lines

Weekend Major League Baseball wagering action kicks off with tonight’s free pick featuring the Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals with MLB betting lines courtesy of the Bodog online sportsbook. The Phillies have been flying high all season, we don’t see a letdown here!

Free Pick Phillies vs Nationals: MLB Betting Lines

Free Pick Phillies vs Nationals: MLB Betting Lines: Major League leading Philadelphia (77-40)  hosts Washington (56-61) in this all National League East Division affair tonight.

First pitch for this Major League Baseball wagering action is scheduled for 7:05 PM ET on Friday, August 12, 2011, from Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

MLB Game Day Preview: Nationals @ Phillies

Philadelphia is atarting to pull it all together as we head into the stretch run of the 2011 MLB regular season. Once one of the lighter hitting teams in the league, the Phillies are starting to show some pop in their bats and that will only compliment one of the best pitching rotations in baseball.

Washington showed some early season promise but they have now dropped to 21 games back of the Phillies in the NL East and they are 12.5 games out the National League “Wild Card” chase.

Baseball Betting Lines: Washington vs. Philadelphia Free Pick

Looking at our handy odds comparison app, the best baseball betting lines for this contest can be  found in the sportsbook at the online wagering site.

Washington vs. Philadelphia Baseball Betting Lines

Despite their comfortable 8.5 game lead over the Atlanta Braves, we expect the Phillies to keep the pedal to the metal down the stretch.

With one of their aces on the hill tonight in LHP Cole Hamels (13-6 2.53 ERA), facing a struggling RHP Livan Hernandez (6-11 4.41 ERA), we like Philadelphia in this one.

Take the Phillies over the Nationals at -1.5 (-120) with the Point Spread!

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