Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins 9/4/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Stephen Strasburg vs. Adam Conley
The Washington Nationals head to Marlins Park on Monday, September 4, 2017 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals and Adam Conley for the Marlins.
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The odds for this matchup have Washington at -118 and Miami at +108. The Nationals have a 62-65-7 over/under mark and a 68-66-0 run line record. The Marlins are 72-62-0 against the run line and have a 68-59-7 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 62-65-7 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 68-66-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 68-59-7 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 72-62-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
08/28/17 2B Stephen Drew Abdominal 60-day DL (07/29)
08/16/17 LF Brian Goodwin Groin 10-day DL (08/16)
08/13/17 RF Bryce Harper Knee 10-day DL (08/13)
07/26/17 LF Ryan Raburn Trapezius 60-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)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
08/16/17 P Jarl?n Garcia Bicep 10-day DL (08/12)
08/09/17 P Chris O'Grady Oblique 10-day DL (08/08)
08/07/17 1B Justin Bour Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
08/04/17 P Edinson Volquez Knee 10-day DL (07/06)
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)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 81-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has a 11-4 record with an earned run average of 2.90 and a WHIP of 1.07. He has 164 strikeouts over his 142.2 innings pitched and he's given up 112 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.76 and they have given up 390 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 356 hitters and walked 135 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 1,093 base hits and 517 earned runs. They have allowed 163 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 410 batters and struck out 1,206. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team Washington is hitting .270, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Daniel Murphy is hitting .317 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 147 hits this season in 463 at bats with 84 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .538 and an OPS+ of 132. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 134 hits and he has driven in 89 men in 447 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .555. The Nationals have 1,256 hits, including 264 doubles and 185 home runs. Washington has walked 458 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,087 times as a unit. They have left 925 men on base and have a team OPS of .791. They score 5.24 runs per contest and have scored a total of 707 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 66-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.02, Adam Conley has a 6-6 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 84.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 87 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 463 batters and walked 211 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,164 base knocks and 615 earned runs this season. They have given up 150 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 500 hitters and struck out 1,015 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 5th in the league. The Marlins hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Giancarlo Stanton comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .380. He has 143 hits this year along with 111 RBI in 498 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .657 with an OPS+ of 170. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .310 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 159 hits in 513 at bats while driving in 107 runs. He has an OPS+ of 145 and a slugging percentage of .554. The Marlins as a unit have 1,226 base hits, including 218 doubles and 167 homers. Miami has walked 396 times this year and they have struck out on 1,049 occasions. They have had 925 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 633 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -118
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