Friday, June 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tanner Roark vs. Mike Leake
The Washington Nationals head to Busch Stadium on Friday, June 30, 2017 to take on the St. Louis Cardinals. The expected starting pitchers are Tanner Roark for the Nationals and Mike Leake for the Cardinals.
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The odds for this matchup have Washington at +105 and St. Louis at -115. The Nationals have a 40-35-3 over/under mark and a 39-39-0 run line record. The Cardinals are 34-43-0 against the run line and have a 43-32-2 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 40-35-3 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 39-39-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 43-32-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 34-43-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
06/19/17 P Shawn Kelley Trapezius 10-day DL (06/17)
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 St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
06/26/17 CF Dexter Fowler Heel 10-day DL (06/25)
06/26/17 P Kevin Siegrist Back 10-day DL (06/23)
06/20/17 2B Kolten Wong Tricep 10-day DL (06/15)
06/01/17 P Zach Duke Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 47-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tanner Roark has a 6-5 record with an earned run average of 5.15 and a WHIP of 1.44. He has 76 strikeouts over his 92.2 innings pitched and he's given up 102 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.91 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 200 hitters and walked 76 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 651 base hits and 316 earned runs. They have allowed 97 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 226 batters and struck out 690. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
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As a team Washington is hitting .278, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .475 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.8 hits per game. Daniel Murphy is hitting .340 with an on-base percentage of .393. He has 97 hits this season in 285 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .572 and an OPS+ of 147. Bryce Harper is hitting .316 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .419. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 266 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .583. The Nationals have 758 hits, including 155 doubles and 117 home runs. Washington has walked 270 times so far this season and they have struck out 596 times as a unit. They have left 550 men on base and have a team OPS of .818. They score 5.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 434 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 36-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.12, Mike Leake has a 5-6 record and a 1.09 WHIP. He has 68 strikeouts over the 98 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 87 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 245 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 241 batters and walked 92 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 650 base knocks and 314 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 242 hitters and struck out 643 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 17th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jedd Gyorko comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .355. He has 70 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 238 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .513 with an OPS+ of 126. Aledmys Diaz is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .293. He has collected 71 hits in 273 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 80 and a slugging percentage of .396. The Cardinals as a unit have 652 base hits, including 133 doubles and 91 homers. St. Louis has walked 266 times this year and they have struck out on 612 occasions. They have had 510 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.41 runs per game and totaled 335 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals +105
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