Saturday, April 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez vs. Jacob deGrom
The Washington Nationals head to Citi Field on Saturday, April 22, 2017 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals and Jacob deGrom for the Mets.
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The odds for this matchup have Washington at +110 and New York at -120. The Nationals have a 7-8-0 over/under mark and a 7-8-0 run line record. The Mets are 6-10-0 against the run line and have a 10-5-1 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 7-8-0 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 7-8-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 10-5-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 6-10-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/21/17 CF Trea Turner Hamstring 10-day DL (04/09); expected to be activated Friday vs. New York Mets
04/20/17 2B Daniel Murphy Leg "?" Friday vs. New York Mets
04/20/17 LF Jayson Werth Groin "?" Friday vs. New York Mets
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (4/19)
04/12/17 2B Stephen Drew Hamstring 10-day DL (4/12)
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/21/17 P Jacob deGrom Neck scratched from start Friday vs Washington Nationals
04/21/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Leg is downgraded to expected to miss Friday vs. Washington Nationals
04/20/17 1B Lucas Duda Elbow "?" Friday vs. Washington Nationals
04/20/17 C Travis d'Arnaud Wrist "?" Friday vs. Washington Nationals
04/20/17 SS Wilmer Flores Knee expected to miss Friday vs. Washington Nationals
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 60-day DL (03/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 10-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 1.33 and a WHIP of 1.13. He has 15 strikeouts over his 20.1 innings pitched and he's given up 18 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.79 and they have given up 49 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .288 against the bullpen and they've struck out 41 hitters and walked 15 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 125 base hits and 62 earned runs. They have allowed 14 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 41 batters and struck out 128. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.43.
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As a team Washington is hitting .285, good for 1st in the league. The Nationals hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .353, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 11.4 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .400 with an on-base percentage of .515. He has 22 hits this season in 55 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .818 and an OPS+ of 258. Daniel Murphy is hitting .344 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 61 at bats. His OPS+ is 151 while his slugging percentage is at .557. The Nationals have 148 hits, including 37 doubles and 20 home runs. Washington has walked 55 times so far this season and they have struck out 109 times as a unit. They have left 108 men on base and have a team OPS of .825. They score 6.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 80 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 8-8 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 2.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 62 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 62 batters and walked 32 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.4. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 142 base knocks and 58 earned runs this season. They have given up 15 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 49 hitters and struck out 163 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.14.
As a team, they are batting .220, good for 24th in the league. The Mets hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .324. He has 19 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 67 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .403 with an OPS+ of 101. Yoenis Cespedes is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 15 hits in 57 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 173 and a slugging percentage of .632. The Mets as a unit have 123 base hits, including 20 doubles and 25 homers. New York has walked 63 times this year and they have struck out on 133 occasions. They have had 107 men left on base and have an OPS of .696. They have scored 5.14 runs per game and totaled 72 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals +110
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