Washington Nationals at Milwaukee Brewers 9/2/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Max Scherzer vs. Brandon Woodruff
The Washington Nationals visit Miller Park on Saturday, September 2, 2017 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Max Scherzer for the Nationals and Brandon Woodruff for the Brewers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -204 and Milwaukee at +189. The Nationals have a 62-64-7 over/under record and a 67-66-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 71-63-0 against the run line and have a 59-68-7 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 62-64-7 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 67-66-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 59-68-7 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 71-63-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
08/28/17 2B Stephen Drew Abdominal 60-day DL (07/29)
08/18/17 P Ryan Madson Finger 10-day DL (08/14)
08/16/17 LF Brian Goodwin Groin 10-day DL (08/16)
08/13/17 RF Bryce Harper Knee 10-day DL (08/13)
08/04/17 P Enny Romero Forearm 10-day DL (08/04)
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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
08/18/17 C Andrew Susac Trapezius 10-day DL (08/15)
08/13/17 P Brent Suter Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (08/13)
08/04/17 C Jett Bandy Ribs 10-day DL (08/04)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 81-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Scherzer has a 13-5 record with an earned run average of 2.21 and a WHIP of 0.86. He has 230 strikeouts over his 167.1 innings pitched and he's given up 102 hits. He allows 5.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 389 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 355 hitters and walked 135 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.89. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 1,082 base hits and 514 earned runs. They have allowed 162 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 405 batters and struck out 1,189. 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 4.03.
As a team Washington is hitting .272, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Daniel Murphy is hitting .318 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 145 hits this season in 456 at bats with 84 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .542 and an OPS+ of 134. Ryan Zimmerman is hitting .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 132 hits and he has driven in 88 men in 441 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .558. The Nationals have 1,247 hits, including 263 doubles and 184 home runs. Washington has walked 452 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,062 times as a unit. They have left 913 men on base and have a team OPS of .796. They score 5.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 704 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 70-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.62, Brandon Woodruff has a 1-1 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 16.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 15 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 434 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 483 batters and walked 228 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,163 base knocks and 544 earned runs this season. They have given up 160 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 478 hitters and struck out 1,102 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 20th in the league. The Brewers hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Orlando Arcia comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .318. He has 118 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 432 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .410 with an OPS+ of 88. Domingo Santana is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .368. He has collected 121 hits in 442 at bats while driving in 66 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .475. The Brewers as a unit have 1,138 base hits, including 222 doubles and 192 homers. Milwaukee has walked 430 times this year and they have struck out on 1,314 occasions. They have had 897 men left on base and have an OPS of .755. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 610 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers +189
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