Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: R.A. Dickey vs. Joe Ross
Nationals Park is the site of the matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are R.A. Dickey for the Braves and Joe Ross for the Nationals.
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Atlanta opens at +174 while Washington opens at -185. The Braves have a 35-26-1 over/under record and a 33-29-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 31-31-0 against the run line and have a 29-30-3 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 35-26-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 33-29-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 29-30-3 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 31-31-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
06/11/17 P Eric O'Flaherty Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/11)
06/07/17 3B Adonis Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/07)
06/06/17 P Bartolo Colon Oblique 10-day DL (06/06)
05/28/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (04/09)
05/28/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 1B Freddie Freeman Wrist 10-day DL (05/18)
05/28/17 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
05/28/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (02/25)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
06/11/17 P Koda Glover Back 10-day DL (06/11)
06/11/17 1B Ryan Zimmerman Back "?" Monday vs. Atlanta Braves
06/06/17 LF Jayson Werth Foot 10-day DL (06/04)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
05/24/17 LF Chris Heisey Bicep 10-day DL (05/24)
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (04/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 27-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher R.A. Dickey has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 4.73 and a WHIP of 1.51. He has 40 strikeouts over his 72.1 innings pitched and he's given up 75 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 181 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 544 base hits and 279 earned runs. They have allowed 83 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 215 batters and struck out 433. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.77.
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As a team Atlanta is hitting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Braves hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Nick Markakis is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 67 hits this season in 236 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .369 and an OPS+ of 94. Ender Inciarte is hitting .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 78 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 261 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .414. The Braves have 564 hits, including 112 doubles and 59 home runs. Atlanta has walked 187 times so far this season and they have struck out 455 times as a unit. They have left 436 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 273 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 38-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.16, Joe Ross has a 3-2 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 38 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 48 hits. He allows 11.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 181 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 166 batters and walked 60 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 515 base knocks and 245 earned runs this season. They have given up 77 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 185 hitters and struck out 567 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.95.
As a team, they are batting .272, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .463 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.5 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .428. He has 65 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 203 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .616 with an OPS+ of 171. Daniel Murphy is hitting .335 this season and he has an OBP of .382. He has collected 77 hits in 230 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .543. The Nationals as a unit have 591 base hits, including 120 doubles and 91 homers. Washington has walked 217 times this year and they have struck out on 485 occasions. They have had 439 men left on base and have an OPS of .802. They have scored 5.37 runs per game and totaled 333 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Nationals -185
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