Friday, June 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Max Scherzer vs. Steven Matz
The Washington Nationals head to Citi Field on Friday, June 16, 2017 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Max Scherzer for the Nationals and Steven Matz for the Mets.
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The odds for this matchup have Washington at -135 and New York at +125. The Nationals have a 32-30-3 over/under mark and a 32-33-0 run line record. The Mets are 28-36-0 against the run line and have a 37-19-8 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 32-30-3 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 32-33-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 37-19-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 28-36-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
06/11/17 P Koda Glover Back 10-day DL (06/11)
06/06/17 LF Jayson Werth Foot 10-day DL (06/04)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
05/24/17 LF Chris Heisey Bicep 10-day DL (05/24)
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (04/19)
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/15/17 P Matt Harvey Arm "?" for next scheduled start
06/15/17 2B Neil Walker Hamstring injured last game, doubtful Thursday vs. Washington Nationals
06/15/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Heel is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Washington Nationals
06/14/17 P Josh Smoker Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/14/17 LF Michael Conforto Back "?" Thursday vs. Washington Nationals
06/13/17 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Thumb 10-day DL (06/13)
05/24/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 10-day DL (05/22)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (05/11)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Side 60-day DL (05/01)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 39-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Scherzer has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 2.36 and a WHIP of 0.85. He has 124 strikeouts over his 91.2 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He allows 5.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 178 hitters and walked 67 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 555 base hits and 274 earned runs. They have allowed 84 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 198 batters and struck out 596. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.07.
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As a team Washington is hitting .275, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .470 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .422. He has 68 hits this season in 216 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .606 and an OPS+ of 166. Daniel Murphy is hitting .339 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .385. He has totaled 82 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 242 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .554. The Nationals have 629 hits, including 127 doubles and 98 home runs. Washington has walked 223 times so far this season and they have struck out 502 times as a unit. They have left 458 men on base and have a team OPS of .811. They score 5.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 355 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 30-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.29, Steven Matz has a 1-0 record and a 0.86 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 7 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 5 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 244 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 250 batters and walked 105 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 615 base knocks and 313 earned runs this season. They have given up 87 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 245 hitters and struck out 577 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Yoenis Cespedes comes into this matchup batting .307 with an OBP of .391. He has 23 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 75 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .653 with an OPS+ of 172. Michael Conforto is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .410. He has collected 56 hits in 192 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 162 and a slugging percentage of .589. The Mets as a unit have 549 base hits, including 121 doubles and 94 homers. New York has walked 230 times this year and they have struck out on 491 occasions. They have had 442 men left on base and have an OPS of .761. They have scored 4.95 runs per game and totaled 317 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets +125
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