Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins 8/1/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Max Scherzer vs. Chris O'Grady
The Washington Nationals visit Marlins Park on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Max Scherzer for the Nationals and Chris O'Grady for the Marlins.
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The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -200 and Miami at +185. The Nationals have a 51-48-4 over/under record and a 52-51-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 54-49-0 against the run line and have a 55-42-6 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 51-48-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 52-51-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 55-42-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 54-49-0 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 62-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Scherzer has a 12-5 record with an earned run average of 2.23 and a WHIP of 0.85. He has 201 strikeouts over his 145.1 innings pitched and he's given up 87 hits. He allows 5.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.07 and they have given up 312 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 281 hitters and walked 108 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 855 base hits and 417 earned runs. They have allowed 130 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 319 batters and struck out 944. 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 4.08.
As a team Washington is hitting .277, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .477 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per game. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .320 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 111 hits this season in 347 at bats with 76 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .597 and an OPS+ of 142. Bryce Harper is hitting .329 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .429. He has totaled 119 hits and he has driven in 79 men in 362 at bats. His OPS+ is 169 while his slugging percentage is at .630. The Nationals have 1000 hits, including 214 doubles and 158 home runs. Washington has walked 359 times so far this season and they have struck out 823 times as a unit. They have left 725 men on base and have a team OPS of .819. They score 5.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 574 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 49-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.68, Chris O'Grady has a 2-1 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 21 strikeouts over the 22 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 19 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 371 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 363 batters and walked 180 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 887 base knocks and 475 earned runs this season. They have given up 115 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 408 hitters and struck out 797 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .312 with an OBP of .371. He has 124 hits this year along with 81 RBI in 398 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .558 with an OPS+ of 144. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 104 hits in 379 at bats while driving in 73 runs. He has an OPS+ of 151 and a slugging percentage of .594. The Marlins as a unit have 953 base hits, including 179 doubles and 125 homers. Miami has walked 294 times this year and they have struck out on 809 occasions. They have had 704 men left on base and have an OPS of .761. They have scored 4.77 runs per game and totaled 491 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals -200
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