Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Teheran vs. Tanner Roark
Nationals Park is the site of the matchup between the Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Julio Teheran for the Braves and Tanner Roark for the Nationals.
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Atlanta opens at +152 while Washington opens at -162. The Braves have a 36-26-1 over/under record and a 34-29-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 31-32-0 against the run line and have a 30-30-3 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 36-26-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 34-29-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 30-30-3 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 31-32-0 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
06/12/17 1B Ryan Zimmerman Back "?" Tuesday vs. Atlanta Braves
06/11/17 P Koda Glover Back 10-day DL (06/11)
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 28-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Teheran has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 5.08 and a WHIP of 1.49. He has 54 strikeouts over his 72.2 innings pitched and he's given up 77 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 177 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 187 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 561 base hits and 289 earned runs. They have allowed 86 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 219 batters and struck out 439. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.82.
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As a team Atlanta is hitting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Braves hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Nick Markakis is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 68 hits this season in 239 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .381 and an OPS+ of 98. Ender Inciarte is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 79 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 265 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .411. The Braves have 575 hits, including 113 doubles and 64 home runs. Atlanta has walked 191 times so far this season and they have struck out 467 times as a unit. They have left 443 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 284 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 38-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.87, Tanner Roark has a 6-3 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 64 strikeouts over the 79 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 78 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.11 and they have given up 185 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 168 batters and walked 63 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 526 base knocks and 256 earned runs this season. They have given up 82 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 189 hitters and struck out 579 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 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .274, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .468 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .319 with an OBP of .430. He has 66 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 207 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .623 with an OPS+ of 173. Daniel Murphy is hitting .338 this season and he has an OBP of .386. He has collected 79 hits in 234 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .543. The Nationals as a unit have 608 base hits, including 124 doubles and 94 homers. Washington has walked 221 times this year and they have struck out on 491 occasions. They have had 449 men left on base and have an OPS of .808. They have scored 5.44 runs per game and totaled 343 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Nationals -162
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