Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals 9/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Wei-Yin Chen vs. Tanner Roark
The Miami Marlins visit Nationals Park on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Wei-Yin Chen for the Marlins and Tanner Roark for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +175 and Washington at -210. The Marlins have a 77-73-6 over/under record and a 79-77-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 75-82-0 against the run line and have a 73-80-4 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 77-73-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 79-77-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 73-80-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 75-82-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
09/16/18 P Dan Straily Oblique is questionable 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 62-94 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen has a 6-11 record with an earned run average of 4.66 and a WHIP of 1.30 this season. He has 110 strikeouts over his 129.1 innings pitched and he's given up 124 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.33 and they have given up 608 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 523 hitters and walked 266 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 4.78. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,345 base hits and 742 earned runs. They have allowed 190 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 577 batters and struck out 1,212. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.57.
As a team Miami is hitting .238, good for 26th in the league. The Marlins hold a .359 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. Starlin Castro is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .329. He has 162 hits this season in 582 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 108. Brian Anderson is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 156 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 574 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .394. The Marlins have 1,266 hits, including 215 doubles and 126 home runs. Miami has walked 443 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,334 times as a unit. They have left 1,089 men on base and have a team OPS of .663. They score 3.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 574 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 79-78 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.34, Tanner Roark has a 9-15 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 146 strikeouts over the 180.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 181 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 460 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 485 batters and walked 183 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,280 base knocks and 624 earned runs this season. They have given up 185 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 473 hitters and struck out 1,375 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 4.08.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Nationals hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .245 with an OBP of .390. He has 130 hits this year along with 100 RBI in 531 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .495 with an OPS+ of 132. Trea Turner is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 175 hits in 641 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .415. The Nationals as a unit have 1,344 base hits, including 271 doubles and 187 homers. Washington has walked 609 times this year and they have struck out on 1,260 occasions. They have had 1,139 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.71 runs per game and totaled 739 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +175
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