Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals 8/9/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Conley vs. Gio Gonzalez
The Miami Marlins visit Nationals Park on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Adam Conley for the Marlins and Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals.
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The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +163 and Washington at -173. The Marlins have a 56-47-7 over/under record and a 59-51-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 54-56-0 against the run line and have a 54-52-4 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 56-47-7 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 59-51-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 54-52-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 54-56-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
08/07/17 1B Justin Bour Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
08/07/17 P Chris O'Grady Oblique left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
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
08/04/17 P Enny Romero Forearm 10-day DL (08/04)
08/04/17 P Gio Gonzalez Paternity List out indefinitely
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 52-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Conley has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 5.10 and a WHIP of 1.37. He has 40 strikeouts over his 54.2 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 391 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 377 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 4.59. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 931 base hits and 497 earned runs. They have allowed 120 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 419 batters and struck out 837. 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 4.48.
As a team Miami is hitting .264, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .429 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 112 hits and he has driven in 80 men in 404 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .611. The Marlins have 1001 hits, including 186 doubles and 134 home runs. Miami has walked 313 times so far this season and they have struck out 860 times as a unit. They have left 745 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 516 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 66-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.66, Gio Gonzalez has a 9-5 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 132 strikeouts over the 142.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 105 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 333 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 304 batters and walked 117 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.3 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 4.1. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 907 base knocks and 448 earned runs this season. They have given up 140 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 344 hitters and struck out 1005 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 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .471 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 .305 with an OBP of .351. He has 113 hits this year along with 76 RBI in 370 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .568 with an OPS+ of 132. Bryce Harper is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .422. He has collected 128 hits in 391 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 166 and a slugging percentage of .621. The Nationals as a unit have 1049 base hits, including 221 doubles and 166 homers. Washington has walked 374 times this year and they have struck out on 873 occasions. They have had 757 men left on base and have an OPS of .809. They have scored 5.46 runs per game and totaled 601 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +163
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