Washington Nationals at Los Angeles Dodgers 4/20/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, April 20, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Max Scherzer vs. Clayton Kershaw
The Washington Nationals visit Dodger Stadium on Friday, April 20, 2018 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Max Scherzer for the Nationals and Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at +118 and Los Angeles at -128. The Nationals have a 9-8-2 over/under record and a 8-11-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 12-6-0 against the run line and have a 11-7-0 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 9-8-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 8-11-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 11-7-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 12-6-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/19/18 C Jhonatan Solano Elbow 60-day DL
04/18/18 3B Anthony Rendon Toe is "?" Friday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
04/17/18 RF Brian Goodwin Wrist 10-day DL (04/16)
04/11/18 CF Adam Eaton Ankle 10-day DL (04/09)
03/30/18 P Joaquin Benoit Forearm 10-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)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/19/18 P Rich Hill Finger 10-day DL (04/15)
04/15/18 2B Logan Forsythe Shoulder 10-day DL (04/15)
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 3B Justin Turner Wrist 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 9-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Scherzer has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 1.33 and a WHIP of 0.67 this year. He has 38 strikeouts over his 27 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He allows 4.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.82 and they have given up 54 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 78 hitters and walked 27 batters. As a team, Washington allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.5 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 146 base hits and 81 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 61 batters and struck out 203. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
As a team Washington is hitting .235, good for 17th in the league. The Nationals hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .471. He has 17 hits this season in 59 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .712 and an OPS+ of 222. Anthony Rendon is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 56 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .411. The Nationals have 151 hits, including 29 doubles and 23 home runs. Washington has walked 90 times so far this season and they have struck out 166 times as a unit. They have left 145 men on base and have a team OPS of .729. They score 4.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 85 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 8-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.73, Clayton Kershaw has a 1-2 record and a 0.89 WHIP this year. He has 31 strikeouts over the 26 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 68 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 77 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 148 base knocks and 68 earned runs this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 45 hitters and struck out 187 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.27.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 6th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Yasmani Grandal comes into this matchup batting .352 with an OBP of .435. He has 19 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 54 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .611 with an OPS+ of 191. Cody Bellinger is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 21 hits in 69 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .464. The Dodgers as a unit have 157 base hits, including 33 doubles and 16 homers. Los Angeles has walked 63 times this year and they have struck out on 145 occasions. They have had 129 men left on base and have an OPS of .703. They have scored 4.94 runs per game and totaled 84 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals +118 and over 6.5 total runs
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