Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals 4/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz vs. Stephen Strasburg
The Atlanta Braves head to Nationals Park on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to take on the Washington Nationals. The expected starting pitchers are Mike Foltynewicz for the Braves and Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals.
The odds for this matchup have Atlanta at +216 and Washington at -235. The Braves have a 4-2-3 over/under mark and a 7-2-0 run line record. The Nationals are 3-6-0 against the run line and have a 5-2-2 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 4-2-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 7-2-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 5-2-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 3-6-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 C Tyler Flowers Oblique 10-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
03/26/18 3B Johan Camargo Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Luiz Gohara Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/02/18 C Matt Wieters Oblique 10-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joaquin Benoit Forearm 10-day DL (03/28)
03/30/18 P Koda Glover Shoulder 60-day DL (03/28)
03/27/18 2B Daniel Murphy Knee 10-day DL (03/27)
03/26/18 P Joe Ross Elbow 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 6-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 2.61 and a WHIP of 1.16 this year. He has 15 strikeouts over his 10.1 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.40 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .169 against the bullpen and they've struck out 36 hitters and walked 27 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.23. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 70 base hits and 30 earned runs. They have allowed 10 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 46 batters and struck out 86. They have walked 4.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.25.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .285, good for 1st in the league. The Braves hold a .475 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .366, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.0 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .367 with an on-base percentage of .558. He has 11 hits this season in 30 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .733 and an OPS+ of 259. Ender Inciarte is hitting .231 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .279. He has totaled 9 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 39 at bats. His OPS+ is 58 while his slugging percentage is at .282. The Braves have 90 hits, including 23 doubles and 11 home runs. Atlanta has walked 37 times so far this season and they have struck out 65 times as a unit. They have left 64 men on base and have a team OPS of .840. They score 6.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 62 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 4-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.65, Stephen Strasburg has a 1-1 record and a 1.30 WHIP this season. He has 13 strikeouts over the 12.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.40 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 38 batters and walked 13 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 11 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 77 base knocks and 44 earned runs this season. They have given up 12 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 31 hitters and struck out 100 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 11 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 3.77.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 13th in the league. The Nationals hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .350, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .357 with an OBP of .535. He has 10 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 28 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of 1.000 with an OPS+ of 318. Anthony Rendon is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 11 hits in 38 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .421. The Nationals as a unit have 77 base hits, including 14 doubles and 14 homers. Washington has walked 49 times this year and they have struck out on 75 occasions. They have had 81 men left on base and have an OPS of .767. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 45 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Nationals -235
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