Monday, May 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez vs. Kevin Gausman
The Washington Nationals visit Oriole Park on Monday, May 8, 2017 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals and Kevin Gausman for the Orioles.
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The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -103 and Baltimore at -107. The Nationals have a 15-13-2 over/under record and a 17-13-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 15-15-0 against the run line and have a 14-14-2 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 15-13-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 17-13-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 14-14-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 15-15-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
05/07/17 RF Bryce Harper Groin "?" Monday vs. Baltimore Orioles
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)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/07/17 2B Jonathan Schoop Hand "?" Monday vs. Washington Nationals
05/06/17 P Gabriel Ynoa Hamstring 10-day DL (05/6)
05/06/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (05/5)
05/03/17 C Welington Castillo Shoulder 10-day DL (5/01)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 21-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a 3-0 record with an earned run average of 1.64 and a WHIP of 1.25. He has 34 strikeouts over his 38.1 innings pitched and he's given up 30 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.32 and they have given up 92 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 81 hitters and walked 26 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 251 base hits and 126 earned runs. They have allowed 39 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 89 batters and struck out 253. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
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As a team Washington is hitting .288, good for 1st in the league. The Nationals hold a .494 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .363, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.2 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .243 with an on-base percentage of .373. He has 123 hits this season in 506 at bats with 86 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .441 and an OPS+ of 116. Daniel Murphy is hitting .347 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 184 hits and he has driven in 104 men in 531 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .595. The Nationals have 307 hits, including 67 doubles and 48 home runs. Washington has walked 122 times so far this season and they have struck out 241 times as a unit. They have left 218 men on base and have a team OPS of .857. They score 6.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 189 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 20-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.55, Kevin Gausman has a 1-3 record and a 1.94 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 31 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 42 hits. He allows 12.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.58 and they have given up 113 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 97 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 256 base knocks and 117 earned runs this season. They have given up 32 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 114 hitters and struck out 209 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 16th in the league. The Orioles hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .298. He has 164 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 615 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .454 with an OPS+ of 96. Adam Jones is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .310. He has collected 164 hits in 619 at bats while driving in 83 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .436. The Orioles as a unit have 249 base hits, including 48 doubles and 36 homers. Baltimore has walked 79 times this year and they have struck out on 251 occasions. They have had 196 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They have scored 4.41 runs per game and totaled 128 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -103
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