Friday, May 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Nick Pivetta vs. Tanner Roark
Nationals Park is the site of the matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals on Friday, May 12, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Nick Pivetta for the Phillies and Tanner Roark for the Nationals.
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Philadelphia opens at +199 while Washington opens at -215. The Phillies have a 19-13-0 over/under record and a 18-14-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 17-17-0 against the run line and have a 19-13-2 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 19-13-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 18-14-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 19-13-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 17-17-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
05/09/17 P Jeanmar Gomez Elbow 10-day DL (5/6)
04/24/17 P Aaron Nola Back 10-day DL (4/21)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (4/22)
04/19/17 LF Howie Kendrick Abdominal 10-day DL (4/16)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/29/17 CF Adam Eaton Knee 10-day DL (04/29)
04/26/17 P Koda Glover Hip 10-day DL (04/26)
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (04/19)
04/12/17 2B Stephen Drew Hamstring 10-day DL (04/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 13-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nick Pivetta has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.90. He has 11 strikeouts over his 10 innings pitched and he's given up 18 hits. He allows 16.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 107 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 98 hitters and walked 52 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 293 base hits and 149 earned runs. They have allowed 52 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 105 batters and struck out 232. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.99.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Phillies hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .262 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 33 hits this season in 126 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .413 and an OPS+ of 96. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .324 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 44 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 136 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .478. The Phillies have 285 hits, including 62 doubles and 39 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 111 times so far this season and they have struck out 277 times as a unit. They have left 217 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 152 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 22-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.46, Tanner Roark has a 3-1 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 34 strikeouts over the 41.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 34 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.40 and they have given up 114 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .281 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 94 batters and walked 30 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 294 base knocks and 147 earned runs this season. They have given up 47 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 104 hitters and struck out 293 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .283, good for 1st in the league. The Nationals hold a .486 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .359, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.1 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .372 with an OBP of .496. He has 42 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 113 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .717 with an OPS+ of 216. Daniel Murphy is hitting .331 this season and he has an OBP of .389. He has collected 45 hits in 136 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .551. The Nationals as a unit have 343 base hits, including 74 doubles and 55 homers. Washington has walked 140 times this year and they have struck out on 280 occasions. They have had 248 men left on base and have an OPS of .845. They have scored 6.15 runs per game and totaled 209 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies +199
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