Monday, June 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
Dodger Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Washington Nationals and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, June 5, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals and Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers.
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Washington opens at +115 while Los Angeles opens at -125. The Nationals have a 28-23-3 over/under record and a 27-27-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 24-35-0 against the run line and have a 25-31-3 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 28-23-3 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 27-27-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 25-31-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 24-35-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
06/03/17 RF Bryce Harper Suspension Served is expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Oakland Athletics
06/03/17 LF Jayson Werth Foot left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Oakland Athletics
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
05/24/17 LF Chris Heisey Bicep 10-day DL (05/24)
05/17/17 P Joe Blanton Shoulder 10-day DL (05/14)
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (04/19)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/29/17 P Alex Wood Shoulder 10-day DL (05/27)
05/28/17 P Luis Avilan Tricep 10-day DL (05/24)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/26/17 CF Joc Pederson Concussion 7-day DL (05/24)
05/20/17 3B Justin Turner Hamstring 10-day DL (05/19)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 60-day DL (04/19)
03/31/17 P Josh Ravin Groin 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
03/31/17 P Brock Stewart Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 34-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 3.03 and a WHIP of 1.41. He has 60 strikeouts over his 68.1 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.84 and they have given up 164 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 137 hitters and walked 53 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 461 base hits and 220 earned runs. They have allowed 69 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 168 batters and struck out 472. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
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As a team Washington is hitting .278, good for 1st in the league. The Nationals hold a .478 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .347, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.8 hits per game. Daniel Murphy is hitting .343 with an on-base percentage of .397. He has 69 hits this season in 201 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .582 and an OPS+ of 156. Bryce Harper is hitting .328 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .438. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 174 at bats. His OPS+ is 185 while his slugging percentage is at .655. The Nationals have 530 hits, including 111 doubles and 83 home runs. Washington has walked 196 times so far this season and they have struck out 420 times as a unit. They have left 391 men on base and have a team OPS of .825. They score 5.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 303 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 35-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.91, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 2-5 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 42 strikeouts over the 46 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 47 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.71 and they have given up 152 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 235 batters and walked 58 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.2. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 433 base knocks and 182 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 158 hitters and struck out 553 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.15 while their FIP as a staff is 3.27.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 11th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Yasmani Grandal comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .335. He has 46 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 168 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .464 with an OPS+ of 113. Corey Seager is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 55 hits in 200 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .445. The Dodgers as a unit have 488 base hits, including 114 doubles and 65 homers. Los Angeles has walked 223 times this year and they have struck out on 491 occasions. They have had 387 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.96 runs per game and totaled 283 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals +115
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