Monday, July 17, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Stephen Strasburg vs. Scott Feldman
The Washington Nationals visit Great American Ball Park on Monday, July 17, 2017 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals and Scott Feldman for the Reds.
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The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -140 and Cincinnati at +130. The Nationals have a 46-40-4 over/under record and a 45-45-0 run line mark. The Reds are 48-42-0 against the run line and have a 48-38-4 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 46-40-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 45-45-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 48-38-4 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 48-42-0 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 54-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has a 9-3 record with an earned run average of 3.43 and a WHIP of 1.13. He has 128 strikeouts over his 112.2 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.34 and they have given up 278 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .276 against the bullpen and they've struck out 229 hitters and walked 91 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 759 base hits and 371 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 274 batters and struck out 811. They have walked 3.1 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 4.10.
As a team Washington is hitting .277, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .468 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 .322 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 98 hits this season in 304 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .582 and an OPS+ of 141. Bryce Harper is hitting .328 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .433. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 69 men in 314 at bats. His OPS+ is 166 while his slugging percentage is at .605. The Nationals have 875 hits, including 185 doubles and 130 home runs. Washington has walked 329 times so far this season and they have struck out 701 times as a unit. They have left 647 men on base and have a team OPS of .814. They score 5.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 501 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 39-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.94, Scott Feldman has a 7-6 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 86 strikeouts over the 102.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 97 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.07 and they have given up 309 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 337 batters and walked 148 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.11. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 801 base knocks and 454 earned runs this season. They have given up 151 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 341 hitters and struck out 716 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 5.25.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 10th in the league. The Reds hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Adam Duvall comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .324. He has 94 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 335 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .555 with an OPS+ of 123. Joey Votto is hitting .310 this season and he has an OBP of .425. He has collected 99 hits in 319 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He has an OPS+ of 168 and a slugging percentage of .621. The Reds as a unit have 805 base hits, including 158 doubles and 126 homers. Cincinnati has walked 285 times this year and they have struck out on 727 occasions. They have had 631 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 431 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals -140
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