Milwaukee Brewers at Washington Nationals 9/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Junior Guerra vs. Jefry Rodriguez
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Nationals Park on Sunday, September 2, 2018 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Junior Guerra for the Brewers and Jefry Rodriguez for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +103 and Washington at -113. The Brewers have a 66-67-3 over/under record and a 71-65-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 64-71-0 against the run line and have a 59-72-4 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 66-67-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 71-65-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 59-72-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 64-71-0 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
08/21/18 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 76-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Junior Guerra has a 6-9 record with an earned run average of 4.09 and a WHIP of 1.42 this season. He has 125 strikeouts over his 132 innings pitched and he's given up 135 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 441 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 551 hitters and walked 213 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 3.94. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,082 base hits and 534 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 485 batters and struck out 1,181. 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 4.18.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .252, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .398. He has 138 hits this season in 448 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .435 and an OPS+ of 124. Christian Yelich is hitting .317 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 153 hits and he has driven in 76 men in 482 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .558. The Brewers have 1,171 hits, including 210 doubles and 179 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 423 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,233 times as a unit. They have left 916 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 607 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 67-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.54, Jefry Rodriguez has a 2-1 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 35.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 31 hits. He's allowing 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 385 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 410 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 1,094 base knocks and 523 earned runs this season. They have given up 162 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 380 hitters and struck out 1,170 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 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 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Nationals hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Trea Turner comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .337. He has 148 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 549 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .412 with an OPS+ of 96. Bryce Harper is hitting .245 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 113 hits in 461 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .497. The Nationals as a unit have 1,153 base hits, including 226 doubles and 161 homers. Washington has walked 487 times this year and they have struck out on 1,085 occasions. They have had 956 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.61 runs per game and totaled 622 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -113
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