Pittsburgh Pirates at Washington Nationals 10/1/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Sunday, October 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Brault vs. Gio Gonzalez
Nationals Park is the site of the matchup between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Washington Nationals on Sunday, October 1, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Steven Brault for the Pirates and Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals.
Pittsburgh opens at +160 while Washington opens at -170. The Pirates have a 62-92-6 over/under record and a 85-75-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 77-83-0 against the run line and have a 68-81-11 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 62-92-6 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 85-75-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 68-81-11 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 77-83-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
09/03/17 2B Josh Harrison Hand 60-day DL (09/03)
08/27/17 C Francisco Cervelli Quad 10-day DL (08/26)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
09/07/17 P Erick Fedde Forearm 60-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)
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 Pirates have a 73-87 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Brault has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 19 strikeouts over his 32.2 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 510 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 487 hitters and walked 211 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 1,444 base hits and 669 earned runs. They have allowed 180 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 503 batters and struck out 1,245. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.23.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .243, good for 27th in the league. The Pirates hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 158 hits this season in 567 at bats with 88 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .485 and an OPS+ of 121. Josh Bell is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 138 hits and he has driven in 89 men in 543 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .468. The Pirates have 1,312 hits, including 246 doubles and 151 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 507 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,194 times as a unit. They have left 1,114 men on base and have a team OPS of .703. They score 4.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 653 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 97-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.75, Gio Gonzalez has a 15-8 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 186 strikeouts over the 196.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 151 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 451 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 433 batters and walked 157 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,281 base knocks and 608 earned runs this season. They have given up 189 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 483 hitters and struck out 1,438 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.99.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Nationals hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Daniel Murphy comes into this matchup batting .321 with an OBP of .384. He has 169 hits this year along with 93 RBI in 527 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .545 with an OPS+ of 137. Anthony Rendon is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .404. He has collected 152 hits in 505 at bats while driving in 97 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .529. The Nationals as a unit have 1,457 base hits, including 307 doubles and 213 homers. Washington has walked 534 times this year and they have struck out on 1,310 occasions. They have had 1,081 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.06 runs per game and totaled 810 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +160 and under 8.5 total runs
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