Milwaukee Brewers at Washington Nationals 7/27/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Garza vs. Max Scherzer
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Nationals Park on Thursday, July 27, 2017 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Matt Garza for the Brewers and Max Scherzer for the Nationals.
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The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +207 and Washington at -225. The Brewers have a 50-48-4 over/under record and a 57-45-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 49-49-0 against the run line and have a 48-46-4 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 50-48-4 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 57-45-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 48-46-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 49-49-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/18/17 C Stephen Vogt Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
06/28/17 P Chase Anderson Ribs 10-day DL (06/28)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
07/23/17 P Stephen Strasburg Forearm left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
07/23/17 LF Ryan Raburn Personal out indefinitely
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 Brewers have a 54-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Garza has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 3.83 and a WHIP of 1.26. He has 56 strikeouts over his 82.1 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 336 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 354 hitters and walked 171 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 890 base hits and 416 earned runs. They have allowed 121 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 352 batters and struck out 823. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.35.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .254, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Orlando Arcia is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 94 hits this season in 336 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .408 and an OPS+ of 88. Domingo Santana is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 337 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .493. The Brewers have 886 hits, including 181 doubles and 151 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 334 times so far this season and they have struck out 991 times as a unit. They have left 678 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 495 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 59-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.26, Max Scherzer has a 11-5 record and a 0.84 WHIP. He has 192 strikeouts over the 139.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 84 hits. He allows 5.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.13 and they have given up 300 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 261 batters and walked 106 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 816 base knocks and 397 earned runs this season. They have given up 125 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 305 hitters and struck out 890 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .276, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .335 with an OBP of .439. He has 115 hits this year along with 75 RBI in 343 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .633 with an OPS+ of 173. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .317 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 105 hits in 331 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .568. The Nationals as a unit have 951 base hits, including 202 doubles and 144 homers. Washington has walked 349 times this year and they have struck out on 773 occasions. They have had 700 men left on base and have an OPS of .814. They have scored 5.51 runs per game and totaled 540 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers +207
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