Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins 5/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, May 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Stephen Strasburg vs. Elieser Hernandez
The Washington Nationals head to Marlins Park on Sunday, May 27, 2018 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals and Elieser Hernandez for the Marlins.
The odds for this matchup have Washington at -150 and Miami at +140. The Nationals have a 22-25-2 over/under mark and a 24-25-0 run line record. The Marlins are 25-25-0 against the run line and have a 24-26-0 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 22-25-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 24-25-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 24-26-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 25-25-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
05/23/18 P Jeremy Hellickson Blister is "?" next start
05/21/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle 60-day DL (05/20); is out for season
05/21/18 P Ryan Madson Chest 10-day DL (05/17)
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)
04/17/18 RF Brian Goodwin Wrist 10-day DL (04/16)
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)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/26/18 3B Martin Prado Hamstring is out indefinitely
04/20/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 10-day DL (04/17)
04/14/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 27-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 3.36 and a WHIP of 1.06 this year. He has 75 strikeouts over his 67 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 124 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 155 hitters and walked 56 batters. As a team, Washington allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.46. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 363 base hits and 172 earned runs. They have allowed 51 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 146 batters and struck out 497. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.14 and their FIP as a unit is 3.48.
As a team Washington is hitting .239, good for 18th in the league. The Nationals hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Trea Turner is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 52 hits this season in 194 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .423 and an OPS+ of 114. Bryce Harper is hitting .237 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 169 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .538. The Nationals have 397 hits, including 81 doubles and 64 home runs. Washington has walked 196 times so far this season and they have struck out 405 times as a unit. They have left 350 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 221 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 19-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.08, Elieser Hernandez has a 0-1 record and a 1.15 WHIP this season. He has 6 strikeouts over the 13 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 14 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.65 and they have given up 210 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 191 batters and walked 93 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 434 base knocks and 248 earned runs this season. They have given up 63 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 205 hitters and struck out 414 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.60.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 26th in the league. The Marlins hold a .344 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .277 with an OBP of .364. He has 51 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 184 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .386 with an OPS+ of 114. Starlin Castro is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 57 hits in 193 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .389. The Marlins as a unit have 391 base hits, including 64 doubles and 38 homers. Miami has walked 149 times this year and they have struck out on 437 occasions. They have had 351 men left on base and have an OPS of .645. They have scored 3.44 runs per game and totaled 172 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +140
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