New York Mets at Washington Nationals 9/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Corey Oswalt vs. Tanner Roark
Nationals Park is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Corey Oswalt for the Mets and Tanner Roark for the Nationals.
New York opens at +145 while Washington opens at -170. The Mets have a 69-76-8 over/under record and a 79-74-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 73-80-0 against the run line and have a 71-78-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 69-76-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 79-74-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 71-78-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 73-80-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/17/18 P Bobby Wahl Hamstring 60-day DL (08/17)
07/24/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day DL (07/21)
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
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 Mets have a 71-82 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Corey Oswalt has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 6.31 and a WHIP of 1.37 this year. He has 37 strikeouts over his 55.2 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He's allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.94 and they have given up 515 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 489 hitters and walked 211 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,299 base hits and 637 earned runs. They have allowed 181 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 460 batters and struck out 1,366. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team New York is hitting .236, good for 28th in the league. The Mets hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Amed Rosario is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .300. He has 136 hits this season in 518 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .394 and an OPS+ of 94. Michael Conforto is hitting .239 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 122 hits and he has driven in 77 men in 510 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .441. The Mets have 1,222 hits, including 248 doubles and 166 home runs. New York has walked 520 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,320 times as a unit. They have left 1,029 men on base and have a team OPS of .705. They score 4.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 651 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 77-76 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.34, Tanner Roark has a 9-15 record and a 1.28 WHIP this season. He has 146 strikeouts over the 180.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 181 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 448 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 469 batters and walked 172 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,251 base knocks and 611 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 451 hitters and struck out 1,344 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 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 4th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .246 with an OBP of .393. He has 127 hits this year along with 97 RBI in 516 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .498 with an OPS+ of 133. Trea Turner is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 168 hits in 627 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .402. The Nationals as a unit have 1,311 base hits, including 261 doubles and 181 homers. Washington has walked 591 times this year and they have struck out on 1,230 occasions. They have had 1,109 men left on base and have an OPS of .746. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 718 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -170
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