San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals 6/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Derek Holland vs. Max Scherzer
The San Francisco Giants visit Nationals Park on Sunday, June 10, 2018 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Derek Holland for the Giants and Max Scherzer for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +275 and Washington at -310. The Giants have a 32-28-3 over/under record and a 36-27-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 32-29-0 against the run line and have a 24-35-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 32-28-3 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 36-27-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 24-35-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 32-29-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
06/02/18 1B Brandon Belt Appendectomy 10-day DL (06/02)
05/29/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (05/30)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
05/01/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (05/01)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
06/09/18 CF Adam Eaton Ankle 60-day DL (04/09); expected to be activated Saturday vs. San Francisco
06/09/18 P Stephen Strasburg Shoulder left last game, is "?" next start
06/06/18 P Jeremy Hellickson Hamstring 10-day DL (06/02)
05/21/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle 60-day DL (05/20); is out for season
05/12/18 1B Ryan Zimmerman Back 10-day DL (05/12)
05/11/18 C Matt Wieters Hamstring 10-day DL (05/11)
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)
03/27/18 2B Daniel Murphy Knee 10-day DL (03/27)
03/26/18 P Joe Ross Elbow 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 32-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Derek Holland has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 4.91 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 53 strikeouts over his 62.1 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 222 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 224 hitters and walked 88 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 547 base hits and 269 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 214 batters and struck out 482. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 3.96.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .265, good for 2nd in the league. The Giants hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Brandon Crawford is hitting .327 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 71 hits this season in 217 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .507 and an OPS+ of 142. Buster Posey is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 190 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .437. The Giants have 578 hits, including 115 doubles and 67 home runs. San Francisco has walked 182 times so far this season and they have struck out 589 times as a unit. They have left 460 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 268 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 35-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.95, Max Scherzer has a 10-1 record and a 0.83 WHIP. He has 133 strikeouts over the 87.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 54 hits. He's allowing 5.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 156 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 188 batters and walked 63 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.26. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 451 base knocks and 202 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 166 hitters and struck out 602 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.39.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 23rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .228 with an OBP of .364. He has 49 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 215 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .507 with an OPS+ of 133. Trea Turner is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 64 hits in 248 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .395. The Nationals as a unit have 491 base hits, including 99 doubles and 77 homers. Washington has walked 224 times this year and they have struck out on 501 occasions. They have had 419 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 270 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +275
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks