Baltimore Orioles at Washington Nationals 6/20/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Gio Gonzalez
The Baltimore Orioles head to Nationals Park on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 to take on the Washington Nationals. The expected starting pitchers are Andrew Cashner for the Orioles and Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +199 and Washington at -215. The Orioles have a 29-40-1 over/under mark and a 25-45-0 run line record. The Nationals are 35-35-0 against the run line and have a 28-40-2 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 29-40-1 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 25-45-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 28-40-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 35-35-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/12/18 P Andrew Cashner Back 10-day DL (06/09)
06/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 10-day DL (06/11)
05/11/18 P Chris Tillman Back 10-day DL (05/11)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 10-day DL (04/29)
04/26/18 SS Tim Beckham Groin 60-day DL (04/24)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
04/07/18 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 60-day DL (04/07)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
06/18/18 1B Matt Adams Finger is "?" Tuesday vs Baltimore Orioles
06/12/18 SS Adrian Sanchez Undisclosed 10-day DL (06/12)
06/10/18 P Brandon Kintzler Forearm 10-day DL (06/10)
06/09/18 P Stephen Strasburg Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/06/18 P Jeremy Hellickson Hamstring 10-day DL (06/02)
05/21/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle 60-day DL (05/20); is out for season
05/12/18 1B Ryan Zimmerman Back 10-day DL (05/12)
05/11/18 C Matt Wieters Hamstring 10-day DL (05/11)
04/21/18 P Matt Grace Groin 10-day DL (04/21)
04/19/18 C Jhonatan Solano Elbow 60-day DL (4/19)
03/30/18 P Joaquin Benoit Forearm 60-day DL (03/28)
03/30/18 P Koda Glover Shoulder 60-day DL (03/28)
03/26/18 P Joe Ross Elbow 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 20-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 2-8 record with an earned run average of 4.98 and a WHIP of 1.69 this year. He has 62 strikeouts over his 72.1 innings pitched and he's given up 88 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 249 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 224 hitters and walked 117 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 691 base hits and 337 earned runs. They have allowed 97 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 247 batters and struck out 554. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 4.66.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .228, good for 29th in the league. The Orioles hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 83 hits this season in 268 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .567 and an OPS+ of 159. Adam Jones is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 82 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 280 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .457. The Orioles have 543 hits, including 107 doubles and 77 home runs. Baltimore has walked 202 times so far this season and they have struck out 633 times as a unit. They have left 470 men on base and have a team OPS of .668. They score 3.54 runs per contest and have scored a total of 248 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 38-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.01, Gio Gonzalez has a 6-3 record and a 1.35 WHIP this season. He has 78 strikeouts over the 80.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 75 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 179 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 214 batters and walked 69 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 524 base knocks and 236 earned runs this season. They have given up 75 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 189 hitters and struck out 667 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.13 while their FIP as a staff is 3.57.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 22nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Trea Turner comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .341. He has 72 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 281 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .384 with an OPS+ of 96. Bryce Harper is hitting .212 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 52 hits in 245 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .469. The Nationals as a unit have 556 base hits, including 110 doubles and 81 homers. Washington has walked 250 times this year and they have struck out on 575 occasions. They have had 474 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They have scored 4.24 runs per game and totaled 297 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Nationals -215
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