Friday, April 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tanner Roark vs. Jacob deGrom
The Washington Nationals head to Citi Field on Friday, April 21, 2017 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Tanner Roark for the Nationals and Jacob deGrom for the Mets.
The odds for this matchup have Washington at -120 and New York at +100. The Nationals have a 7-7-0 over/under mark and a 7-7-0 run line record. The Mets are 6-9-0 against the run line and have a 9-5-1 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 7-7-0 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 7-7-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 9-5-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 6-9-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/20/17 LF Jayson Werth Groin is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs. Atlanta Braves
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (4/19)
04/12/17 2B Stephen Drew Hamstring 10-day DL (4/12)
04/10/17 CF Trea Turner Hamstring 10-day DL (04/09)
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/20/17 1B Lucas Duda Elbow injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
04/20/17 C Travis d'Arnaud Wrist injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
04/19/17 P Jeurys Familia Suspension Served is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
04/01/17 P Seth Lugo Arm 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 LF Brandon Nimmo Hamstring 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 9-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tanner Roark has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 3.50 and a WHIP of 0.89. He has 12 strikeouts over his 18 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.08 and they have given up 48 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .294 against the bullpen and they've struck out 39 hitters and walked 14 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 118 base hits and 60 earned runs. They have allowed 14 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 38 batters and struck out 116. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.58.
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As a team Washington is hitting .294, good for 1st in the league. The Nationals hold a .484 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .363, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.3 hits per game. Daniel Murphy is hitting .344 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 21 hits this season in 61 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .557 and an OPS+ of 151. Bryce Harper is hitting .404 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .516. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 52 at bats. His OPS+ is 264 while his slugging percentage is at .846. The Nationals have 144 hits, including 36 doubles and 19 home runs. Washington has walked 52 times so far this season and they have struck out 103 times as a unit. They have left 104 men on base and have a team OPS of .846. They score 5.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 77 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 8-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.89, Jacob deGrom has a 0-0 record and a 0.84 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 19 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 12 hits. He allows 5.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 59 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 59 batters and walked 30 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.37. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 132 base knocks and 54 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 47 hitters and struck out 150 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.17.
As a team, they are batting .219, good for 25th in the league. The Mets hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Curtis Granderson comes into this matchup batting .157 with an OBP of .214. He has 8 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 51 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .235 with an OPS+ of 25. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 17 hits in 63 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .397. The Mets as a unit have 115 base hits, including 20 doubles and 24 homers. New York has walked 59 times this year and they have struck out on 127 occasions. They have had 101 men left on base and have an OPS of .698. They have scored 4.53 runs per game and totaled 68 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets +100
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