Sunday, July 16, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Tanner Roark vs. Homer Bailey
The Washington Nationals visit Great American Ball Park on Sunday, July 16, 2017 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Tanner Roark for the Nationals and Homer Bailey for the Reds.
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The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -123 and Cincinnati at +113. The Nationals have a 45-40-4 over/under record and a 44-45-0 run line mark. The Reds are 48-41-0 against the run line and have a 47-38-4 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 45-40-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 44-45-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 47-38-4 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 48-41-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
07/14/17 P Joe Ross Tricep 10-day DL (07/14)
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)
06/11/17 P Koda Glover Back 10-day DL (06/11)
06/06/17 LF Jayson Werth Foot 10-day DL (06/04)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
07/05/17 C Devin Mesoraco Shoulder 10-day DL (07/05)
06/29/17 P Brandon Finnegan Tricep 10-day DL (06/28)
06/26/17 P Bronson Arroyo Shoulder 60-day DL (06/19)
06/18/17 P Anthony DeSclafani Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 53-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tanner Roark has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 5.27 and a WHIP of 1.45. He has 80 strikeouts over his 100.2 innings pitched and he's given up 110 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.18 and they have given up 272 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .274 against the bullpen and they've struck out 226 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 750 base hits and 365 earned runs. They have allowed 113 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 268 batters and struck out 798. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team Washington is hitting .277, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per game. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .327 with an on-base percentage of .372. He has 98 hits this season in 300 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .590 and an OPS+ of 144. Bryce Harper is hitting .327 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .434. He has totaled 101 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 309 at bats. His OPS+ is 167 while his slugging percentage is at .608. The Nationals have 864 hits, including 184 doubles and 127 home runs. Washington has walked 323 times so far this season and they have struck out 692 times as a unit. They have left 640 men on base and have a team OPS of .812. They score 5.52 runs per contest and have scored a total of 491 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 39-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.31, Homer Bailey has a 2-2 record and a 2.08 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 17.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 27 hits. He allows 14 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 301 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 334 batters and walked 146 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.05. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 790 base knocks and 444 earned runs this season. They have given up 148 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 335 hitters and struck out 707 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 5.23.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 10th in the league. The Reds hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Adam Duvall comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .323. He has 93 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 331 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .559 with an OPS+ of 123. Joey Votto is hitting .312 this season and he has an OBP of .425. He has collected 99 hits in 317 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He has an OPS+ of 169 and a slugging percentage of .625. The Reds as a unit have 796 base hits, including 156 doubles and 125 homers. Cincinnati has walked 279 times this year and they have struck out on 714 occasions. They have had 621 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 4.76 runs per game and totaled 424 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals -123
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