Saturday, June 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Stephen Strasburg vs. Seth Lugo
The Washington Nationals head to Citi Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals and Seth Lugo for the Mets.
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The odds for this matchup have Washington at -156 and New York at +146. The Nationals have a 33-30-3 over/under mark and a 33-33-0 run line record. The Mets are 28-37-0 against the run line and have a 38-19-8 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 33-30-3 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 33-33-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 38-19-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 28-37-0 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 10-day DL 06/15)
06/15/17 LF Michael Conforto Back "?" Friday vs. Washington Nationals
06/15/17 2B Neil Walker Hamstring 10-day DL (06/13)
06/14/17 P Josh Smoker Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
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 40-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 3.27 and a WHIP of 1.06. He has 99 strikeouts over his 85.1 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.19 and they have given up 197 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 180 hitters and walked 67 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 561 base hits and 277 earned runs. They have allowed 86 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 198 batters and struck out 603. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
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As a team Washington is hitting .276, good for 3rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .473 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 .314 with an on-base percentage of .422. He has 69 hits this season in 220 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .614 and an OPS+ of 167. Daniel Murphy is hitting .344 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 85 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 247 at bats. His OPS+ is 146 while his slugging percentage is at .563. The Nationals have 641 hits, including 131 doubles and 100 home runs. Washington has walked 225 times so far this season and they have struck out 509 times as a unit. They have left 464 men on base and have a team OPS of .813. They score 5.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 363 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 30-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.29, Seth Lugo has a 1-0 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 7 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 6 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.69 and they have given up 245 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 254 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 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 627 base knocks and 320 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 247 hitters and struck out 584 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.50.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 21st in the league. The Mets hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Yoenis Cespedes comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .385. He has 24 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 79 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .646 with an OPS+ of 166. Michael Conforto is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .409. He has collected 56 hits in 193 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 160 and a slugging percentage of .585. The Mets as a unit have 555 base hits, including 123 doubles and 96 homers. New York has walked 230 times this year and they have struck out on 498 occasions. They have had 445 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.92 runs per game and totaled 320 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mets +146
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