Sunday, July 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Newcomb vs. Joe Ross
The Atlanta Braves head to Nationals Park on Sunday, July 9, 2017 to take on the Washington Nationals. The expected starting pitchers are Sean Newcomb for the Braves and Joe Ross for the Nationals.
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The odds for this matchup have Atlanta at +167 and Washington at -177. The Braves have a 44-38-3 over/under mark and a 45-40-0 run line record. The Nationals are 42-44-0 against the run line and have a 43-39-4 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 44-38-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 45-40-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 43-39-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 42-44-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
07/07/17 CF Danny Santana Infection 10-day DL (07/07)
07/06/17 P Arodys Vizcaino Finger 10-day DL (07/03)
06/19/17 3B Adonis Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/07)
06/19/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (03/30)
06/19/17 1B Sean Rodriguez Shoulder 60-day DL (02/25)
06/11/17 P Eric O'Flaherty Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/11)
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 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
07/07/17 CF Michael Taylor Oblique 10-day DL (07/07)
06/29/17 SS Trea Turner Wrist 10-day DL (06/30)
06/19/17 P Shawn Kelley Trapezius 10-day DL (06/17)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 41-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Newcomb has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 3.58 and a WHIP of 1.37. He has 23 strikeouts over his 27.2 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 262 hitters and walked 112 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 760 base hits and 393 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 288 batters and struck out 615. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.71.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Ender Inciarte is hitting .306 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 110 hits this season in 359 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .412 and an OPS+ of 100. Nick Markakis is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 91 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 319 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .386. The Braves have 766 hits, including 155 doubles and 83 home runs. Atlanta has walked 237 times so far this season and they have struck out 633 times as a unit. They have left 573 men on base and have a team OPS of .733. They score 4.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 383 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 51-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.86, Joe Ross has a 5-3 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 65 strikeouts over the 70.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 85 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.15 and they have given up 257 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .274 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 218 batters and walked 85 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 714 base knocks and 347 earned runs this season. They have given up 108 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 253 hitters and struck out 770 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.11.
As a team, they are batting .278, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .472 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per contest. Ryan Zimmerman comes into this matchup batting .332 with an OBP of .374. He has 95 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 286 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .608 with an OPS+ of 150. Bryce Harper is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .429. He has collected 95 hits in 294 at bats while driving in 64 runs. He has an OPS+ of 164 and a slugging percentage of .599. The Nationals as a unit have 828 base hits, including 176 doubles and 125 homers. Washington has walked 305 times this year and they have struck out on 656 occasions. They have had 608 men left on base and have an OPS of .816. They have scored 5.54 runs per game and totaled 471 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -177
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