Milwaukee Brewers at Washington Nationals 9/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Stephen Strasburg
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Nationals Park on Saturday, September 1, 2018 to take on the Washington Nationals. The expected starting pitchers are Chase Anderson for the Brewers and Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals.
The odds for this matchup have Milwaukee at +145 and Washington at -155. The Brewers have a 66-66-3 over/under mark and a 70-65-0 run line record. The Nationals are 64-70-0 against the run line and have a 59-71-4 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 66-66-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 70-65-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 59-71-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 64-70-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/26/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 60-day DL (7/23)
07/03/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 60-day DL (05/09)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
08/30/18 RF Bryce Harper Illness missed last game, is probable Friday vs Milwaukee Brewers
08/21/18 P Tommy Milone Shoulder 10-day DL (08/20)
08/17/18 P Jeremy Hellickson Wrist 10-day DL (08/16)
08/14/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle is out for season
07/10/18 P Sean Doolittle Toe 10-day DL (07/07)
07/05/18 P Erick Fedde Oblique 60-day DL (07/05)
06/12/18 SS Adrian Sanchez Undisclosed 10-day DL (06/12)
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 Brewers have a 75-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 9-7 record with an earned run average of 4.04 and a WHIP of 1.17 this year. He has 113 strikeouts over his 140.1 innings pitched and he's given up 114 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 438 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 549 hitters and walked 211 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,073 base hits and 533 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 481 batters and struck out 1,173. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.20.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Brewers hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 151 hits this season in 478 at bats with 76 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .559 and an OPS+ of 147. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .402. He has totaled 138 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 444 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .439. The Brewers have 1,165 hits, including 210 doubles and 176 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 423 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,229 times as a unit. They have left 914 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 603 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 67-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.15, Stephen Strasburg has a 7-7 record and a 1.20 WHIP this season. He has 111 strikeouts over the 95.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 89 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 385 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 409 batters and walked 137 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 3.92. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,088 base knocks and 519 earned runs this season. They have given up 159 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 380 hitters and struck out 1,166 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 13th in the league. The Nationals hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .247 with an OBP of .379. He has 113 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 457 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .501 with an OPS+ of 129. Trea Turner is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 145 hits in 545 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .407. The Nationals as a unit have 1,144 base hits, including 225 doubles and 161 homers. Washington has walked 483 times this year and they have struck out on 1,077 occasions. They have had 944 men left on base and have an OPS of .744. They have scored 4.63 runs per game and totaled 621 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers +145
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