Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals 9/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jeff Brigham vs. Max Scherzer
The Miami Marlins visit Nationals Park on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Jeff Brigham for the Marlins and Max Scherzer for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +270 and Washington at -330. The Marlins have a 76-73-6 over/under record and a 79-76-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 74-82-0 against the run line and have a 72-80-4 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 76-73-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 79-76-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 72-80-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 74-82-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
09/16/18 P Dan Straily Oblique is "?" for next scheduled start
09/05/18 3B Martin Prado Abdominal 60-day DL (09/05)
09/01/18 P Pablo Lopez Shoulder is out for season
07/24/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (07/21)
07/10/18 P Caleb Smith Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
09/16/18 P Jeremy Hellickson Wrist is out indefinitely
08/21/18 P Tommy Milone Shoulder 10-day DL (08/20)
08/14/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle is out for season
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 62-93 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeff Brigham has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 5.84 and a WHIP of 1.70 this season. He has 10 strikeouts over his 12.1 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.35 and they have given up 606 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 519 hitters and walked 265 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,336 base hits and 735 earned runs. They have allowed 187 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 571 batters and struck out 1,205. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team Miami is hitting .239, good for 26th in the league. The Marlins hold a .360 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Brian Anderson is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 155 hits this season in 571 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .394 and an OPS+ of 114. Starlin Castro is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .329. He has totaled 162 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 582 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .400. The Marlins have 1,260 hits, including 213 doubles and 126 home runs. Miami has walked 438 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,325 times as a unit. They have left 1,079 men on base and have a team OPS of .663. They score 3.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 571 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 78-78 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.57, Max Scherzer has a 17-7 record and a 0.92 WHIP. He has 290 strikeouts over the 213.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 145 hits. He's allowing 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 457 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 481 batters and walked 182 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,274 base knocks and 622 earned runs this season. They have given up 185 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 468 hitters and struck out 1,366 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.09.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 12th in the league. The Nationals hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Trea Turner comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .346. He has 173 hits this year along with 68 RBI in 636 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 100. Bryce Harper is hitting .245 this season and he has an OBP of .391. He has collected 129 hits in 527 at bats while driving in 99 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .495. The Nationals as a unit have 1,335 base hits, including 268 doubles and 184 homers. Washington has walked 603 times this year and they have struck out on 1,253 occasions. They have had 1,131 men left on base and have an OPS of .746. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 732 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins +270
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