Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals 8/30/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Conley vs. Stephen Strasburg
The Miami Marlins head to Nationals Park on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 to take on the Washington Nationals. The expected starting pitchers are Adam Conley for the Marlins and Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals.
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The odds for this matchup have Miami at +203 and Washington at -220. The Marlins have a 67-56-7 over/under mark and a 72-58-0 run line record. The Nationals are 65-65-0 against the run line and have a 61-63-6 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 67-56-7 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 72-58-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 61-63-6 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 65-65-0 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
08/28/17 2B Stephen Drew Abdominal 60-day DL (07/29)
08/28/17 SS Trea Turner Wrist is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday 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)
08/13/17 RF Bryce Harper Knee 10-day DL (08/13)
08/04/17 P Enny Romero Forearm 10-day DL (08/04)
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)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 66-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Conley has a 6-5 record with an earned run average of 5.17 and a WHIP of 1.39. He has 59 strikeouts over his 78.1 innings pitched and he's given up 80 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 459 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 447 hitters and walked 205 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 4.61. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,114 base hits and 590 earned runs. They have allowed 146 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 480 batters and struck out 974. 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 5th 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 .294 with an on-base percentage of .387. He has 141 hits this season in 479 at bats with 108 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .666 and an OPS+ of 174. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .380. He has totaled 154 hits and he has driven in 103 men in 492 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .561. The Marlins have 1,183 hits, including 215 doubles and 163 home runs. Miami has walked 383 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,005 times as a unit. They have left 883 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 617 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 79-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.10, Stephen Strasburg has a 10-4 record and a 1.09 WHIP. He has 156 strikeouts over the 133.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 106 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 382 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 354 batters and walked 135 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.2 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 1,055 base knocks and 506 earned runs this season. They have given up 160 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 397 hitters and struck out 1,168 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 .271, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Daniel Murphy comes into this matchup batting .318 with an OBP of .375. He has 143 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 450 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .542 with an OPS+ of 133. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 129 hits in 432 at bats while driving in 87 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .563. The Nationals as a unit have 1,218 base hits, including 254 doubles and 182 homers. Washington has walked 440 times this year and they have struck out on 1,044 occasions. They have had 895 men left on base and have an OPS of .794. They have scored 5.3 runs per game and totaled 689 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -220
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