San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals 6/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Dereck Rodriguez vs. Gio Gonzalez
The San Francisco Giants visit Nationals Park on Saturday, June 9, 2018 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Dereck Rodriguez for the Giants and Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +144 and Washington at -154. The Giants have a 31-28-3 over/under record and a 35-27-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 32-28-0 against the run line and have a 23-35-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 31-28-3 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 35-27-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 23-35-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 32-28-0 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
06/06/18 P Jeremy Hellickson Hamstring 10-day DL (06/02)
06/01/18 P Stephen Strasburg Hand left last game, is "?" for next scheduled start
05/21/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle 60-day DL (05/20); is out for season
05/12/18 CF Adam Eaton Ankle 60-day DL (04/09)
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 31-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dereck Rodriguez has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 1.93 and a WHIP of 1.39 this season. He has 10 strikeouts over his 9.1 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 219 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 221 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 4.32. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 538 base hits and 264 earned runs. They have allowed 56 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 213 batters and struck out 474. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 3.97.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .263, good for 3rd in the league. The Giants hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Brandon Crawford is hitting .324 with an on-base percentage of .372. He has 69 hits this season in 213 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .498 and an OPS+ of 139. Buster Posey is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 185 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .443. The Giants have 563 hits, including 110 doubles and 65 home runs. San Francisco has walked 182 times so far this season and they have struck out 582 times as a unit. They have left 454 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 259 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 35-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.27, Gio Gonzalez has a 6-2 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 72 strikeouts over the 71.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 60 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 146 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 183 batters and walked 63 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.16. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 436 base knocks and 193 earned runs this season. They have given up 58 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 166 hitters and struck out 595 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.10 while their FIP as a staff is 3.37.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 22nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .229 with an OBP of .367. He has 48 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 210 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .514 with an OPS+ of 136. Trea Turner is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 63 hits in 244 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .398. The Nationals as a unit have 482 base hits, including 98 doubles and 76 homers. Washington has walked 223 times this year and they have struck out on 493 occasions. They have had 413 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.34 runs per game and totaled 265 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +144
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