Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals 8/28/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Monday, August 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Urena vs. Max Scherzer
The Miami Marlins visit Nationals Park on Monday, August 28, 2017 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Jose Urena for the Marlins and Max Scherzer for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +203 and Washington at -220. The Marlins have a 66-55-7 over/under record and a 71-57-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 64-63-0 against the run line and have a 58-63-6 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 66-55-7 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 71-57-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 58-63-6 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 64-63-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
08/16/17 P Jarl?n Garcia Bicep 10-day DL (08/12)
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)
08/04/17 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
08/27/17 P Max Scherzer Neck 10-day DL (08/15) - expected to start Monday vs. Miami Marlins
08/18/17 P Ryan Madson Finger 10-day DL (08/14)
08/16/17 LF Brian Goodwin Groin 10-day DL (08/16)
08/16/17 SS Trea Turner Wrist 60-day DL (06/30)
08/13/17 RF Bryce Harper Knee 10-day DL (08/13)
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 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)
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 65-63 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Urena has a 12-5 record with an earned run average of 3.68 and a WHIP of 1.22. He has 89 strikeouts over his 129.2 innings pitched and he's given up 113 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 450 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 441 hitters and walked 204 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,094 base hits and 577 earned runs. They have allowed 144 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 473 batters and struck out 959. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.50.
As a team Miami is hitting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 138 hits this season in 473 at bats with 105 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .660 and an OPS+ of 172. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .376. He has totaled 151 hits and he has driven in 102 men in 486 at bats. His OPS+ is 146 while his slugging percentage is at .560. The Marlins have 1,166 hits, including 213 doubles and 160 home runs. Miami has walked 378 times so far this season and they have struck out 985 times as a unit. They have left 871 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 609 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 77-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.25, Max Scherzer has a 12-5 record and a 0.85 WHIP. He has 220 strikeouts over the 160.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 97 hits. He allows 5.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.84 and they have given up 371 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 349 batters and walked 133 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,027 base knocks and 494 earned runs this season. They have given up 155 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 391 hitters and struck out 1,139 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Daniel Murphy comes into this matchup batting .317 with an OBP of .373. He has 140 hits this year along with 81 RBI in 441 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .544 with an OPS+ of 133. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 127 hits in 424 at bats while driving in 86 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .568. The Nationals as a unit have 1,185 base hits, including 251 doubles and 180 homers. Washington has walked 428 times this year and they have struck out on 1,021 occasions. They have had 872 men left on base and have an OPS of .793. They have scored 5.26 runs per game and totaled 668 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals -220 and over 8 total runs
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