Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals 8/10/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, August 10, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dan Straily vs. Tanner Roark
Nationals Park is the site of the matchup between the Miami Marlins and the Washington Nationals on Thursday, August 10, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Dan Straily for the Marlins and Tanner Roark for the Nationals.
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Miami opens at +148 while Washington opens at -158. The Marlins have a 57-47-7 over/under record and a 60-51-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 54-57-0 against the run line and have a 55-52-4 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 57-47-7 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 60-51-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 55-52-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 54-57-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
08/09/17 P Chris O'Grady Oblique 10-day DL (08/08)
08/07/17 1B Justin Bour Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
08/05/17 P Kyle Barraclough Shoulder 10-day DL (07/25)
08/04/17 P Edinson Volquez Knee 10-day DL (07/06)
07/29/17 P Nick Wittgren Elbow 10-day DL (07/27)
07/25/17 SS J.T. Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (07/25)
07/18/17 3B Martin Prado Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
08/09/17 P AJ Cole Side "?" for next scheduled start
08/09/17 2B Daniel Murphy Hip "?" Wednesday vs. Miami Marlins
08/09/17 P Gio Gonzalez Paternity List is upgraded to expected to start Wednesday vs. Miami Marlins
08/04/17 P Enny Romero Forearm 10-day DL (08/04)
07/29/17 2B Stephen Drew Abdominal 10-day DL (07/29)
07/26/17 P Stephen Strasburg Forearm 10-day DL (07/26)
07/26/17 LF Ryan Raburn Trapezius 10-day DL (07/22)
07/23/17 LF Chris Heisey Groin 10-day DL (07/23)
07/17/17 P Joe Ross Tricep 60-day DL (07/14)
07/17/17 P Koda Glover Back 60-day DL (06/11)
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)
06/06/17 LF Jayson Werth Foot 60-day DL (06/04)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 53-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dan Straily has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 3.77 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 118 strikeouts over his 129 innings pitched and he's given up 117 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 396 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 379 hitters and walked 184 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.57. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 942 base hits and 500 earned runs. They have allowed 120 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 422 batters and struck out 841. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.47.
As a team Miami is hitting .264, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .304 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 129 hits this season in 425 at bats with 87 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .548 and an OPS+ of 139. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 83 men in 408 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .615. The Marlins have 1007 hits, including 187 doubles and 136 home runs. Miami has walked 317 times so far this season and they have struck out 868 times as a unit. They have left 751 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 523 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 66-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.82, Tanner Roark has a 9-7 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 108 strikeouts over the 125 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 127 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.07 and they have given up 335 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 307 batters and walked 120 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 913 base knocks and 455 earned runs this season. They have given up 142 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 348 hitters and struck out 1013 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .274, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .470 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.5 hits per contest. Ryan Zimmerman comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .348. He has 113 hits this year along with 76 RBI in 374 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .561 with an OPS+ of 130. Bryce Harper is hitting .326 this season and he has an OBP of .422. He has collected 128 hits in 393 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 165 and a slugging percentage of .618. The Nationals as a unit have 1060 base hits, including 224 doubles and 166 homers. Washington has walked 377 times this year and they have struck out on 877 occasions. They have had 766 men left on base and have an OPS of .809. They have scored 5.44 runs per game and totaled 604 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +148
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