Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins 8/2/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: A.J. Cole vs. Vance Worley
The Washington Nationals head to Marlins Park on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are A.J. Cole for the Nationals and Vance Worley for the Marlins.
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The odds for this matchup have Washington at -120 and Miami at +110. The Nationals have a 51-49-4 over/under mark and a 52-52-0 run line record. The Marlins are 55-49-0 against the run line and have a 55-43-6 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 51-49-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 52-52-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 55-43-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 55-49-0 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 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 63-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher A.J. Cole has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 1.50 and a WHIP of 1.67. He has 2 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 313 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 4.05. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 857 base hits and 419 earned runs. They have allowed 130 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 322 batters and struck out 949. 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 .275, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .474 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 111 hits this season in 351 at bats with 76 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .590 and an OPS+ of 139. Bryce Harper is hitting .329 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .429. He has totaled 120 hits and he has driven in 80 men in 365 at bats. His OPS+ is 169 while his slugging percentage is at .627. The Nationals have 1003 hits, including 215 doubles and 158 home runs. Washington has walked 360 times so far this season and they have struck out 831 times as a unit. They have left 728 men on base and have a team OPS of .815. They score 5.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 575 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 49-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.42, Vance Worley has a 0-2 record and a 1.63 WHIP. He has 29 strikeouts over the 33.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 44 hits. He allows 11.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 371 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 365 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 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 890 base knocks and 476 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 409 hitters and struck out 805 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 4.52.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Marcell Ozuna comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .367. He has 124 hits this year along with 81 RBI in 402 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .552 with an OPS+ of 142. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 104 hits in 382 at bats while driving in 73 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .589. The Marlins as a unit have 955 base hits, including 179 doubles and 125 homers. Miami has walked 297 times this year and they have struck out on 814 occasions. They have had 708 men left on base and have an OPS of .757. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 491 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins +110
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