Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals 9/8/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Friday, September 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Thompson vs. Max Scherzer
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Nationals Park on Friday, September 8, 2017 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Jake Thompson for the Phillies and Max Scherzer for the Nationals.
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The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +320 and Washington at -365. The Phillies have a 64-65-10 over/under record and a 73-66-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 70-69-0 against the run line and have a 62-68-9 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 64-65-10 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 73-66-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 62-68-9 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 70-69-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
09/06/17 2B Pedro Florimon Ankle 60-day DL (09/06)
09/01/17 P Jerad Eickhoff Hand 60-day DL (09/01)
08/22/17 P Zach Eflin Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22)
08/11/17 P Vince Velasquez Finger 60-day DL (08/11)
08/08/17 C Andrew Knapp Hand 10-day DL (08/04)
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 60-day DL (06/23)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
09/07/17 P Max Scherzer Calf probable for next scheduled start Friday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
09/04/17 P Erick Fedde Forearm 10-day DL (09/04)
08/28/17 2B Stephen Drew Abdominal 60-day DL (07/29)
08/16/17 LF Brian Goodwin Groin 10-day DL (08/16)
08/13/17 RF Bryce Harper Knee 10-day DL (08/13)
07/26/17 LF Ryan Raburn Trapezius 60-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 Phillies have a 53-86 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Thompson has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.58. He has 21 strikeouts over his 26 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 474 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 447 hitters and walked 191 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,288 base hits and 647 earned runs. They have allowed 190 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 449 batters and struck out 1,089. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .250, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Freddy Galvis is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 137 hits this season in 533 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .392 and an OPS+ of 85. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 126 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 436 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .424. The Phillies have 1,191 hits, including 252 doubles and 145 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 413 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,207 times as a unit. They have left 932 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 575 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 85-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.19, Max Scherzer has a 13-5 record and a 0.85 WHIP. He has 232 strikeouts over the 172.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 104 hits. He allows 5.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 400 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 369 batters and walked 141 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 3.8. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,119 base knocks and 524 earned runs this season. They have given up 166 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 422 hitters and struck out 1,237 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.02.
As a team, they are batting .269, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Daniel Murphy comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .379. He has 152 hits this year along with 88 RBI in 475 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .549 with an OPS+ of 136. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 140 hits in 459 at bats while driving in 93 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .569. The Nationals as a unit have 1,287 base hits, including 272 doubles and 191 homers. Washington has walked 471 times this year and they have struck out on 1,114 occasions. They have had 946 men left on base and have an OPS of .790. They have scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 726 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals -365 and over 8 total runs
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