Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins 7/31/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 31, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez vs. Jose Urena
The Washington Nationals head to Marlins Park on Monday, July 31, 2017 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
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The odds for this matchup have Washington at -122 and Miami at +112. The Nationals have a 50-47-4 over/under mark and a 51-50-0 run line record. The Marlins are 54-48-0 against the run line and have a 54-42-6 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 50-47-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 51-50-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 54-42-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 54-48-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
07/29/17 2B Stephen Drew Abdominal 10-day DL (07/29)
07/26/17 P Stephen Strasburg Forearm 10-day DL (07/26)
07/26/17 LF Ryan Raburn Trapezius 10-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)
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)
06/06/17 LF Jayson Werth Foot 60-day DL (06/04)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
07/29/17 P Nick Wittgren Elbow 10-day DL (07/27)
07/25/17 1B Justin Bour Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
07/25/17 SS J.T. Riddle Shoulder 10-day DL (07/25)
07/18/17 3B Martin Prado Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
07/07/17 P Edinson Volquez Knee 10-day DL (07/06)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 61-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 2.81 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 127 strikeouts over his 134.1 innings pitched and he's given up 104 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.10 and they have given up 306 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 270 hitters and walked 107 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 829 base hits and 404 earned runs. They have allowed 129 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 310 batters and struck out 912. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.13.
As a team Washington is hitting .279, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .479 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.8 hits per game. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .318 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 108 hits this season in 340 at bats with 72 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .582 and an OPS+ of 137. Bryce Harper is hitting .338 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .439. He has totaled 119 hits and he has driven in 79 men in 352 at bats. His OPS+ is 175 while his slugging percentage is at .648. The Nationals have 980 hits, including 211 doubles and 153 home runs. Washington has walked 356 times so far this season and they have struck out 794 times as a unit. They have left 713 men on base and have a team OPS of .824. They score 5.63 runs per contest and have scored a total of 563 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 49-53 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.04, Jose Urena has a 9-4 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 70 strikeouts over the 100.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 89 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 369 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 360 batters and walked 173 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.68. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 872 base knocks and 466 earned runs this season. They have given up 113 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 396 hitters and struck out 782 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.54.
As a team, they are batting .269, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .368. He has 121 hits this year along with 77 RBI in 391 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .547 with an OPS+ of 140. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 103 hits in 376 at bats while driving in 71 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .593. The Marlins as a unit have 939 base hits, including 175 doubles and 123 homers. Miami has walked 288 times this year and they have struck out on 795 occasions. They have had 696 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 480 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -122
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