Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins 7/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, July 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Max Scherzer vs. Pablo Lopez
The Washington Nationals visit Marlins Park on Friday, July 27, 2018 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Max Scherzer for the Nationals and Pablo Lopez for the Marlins.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -247 and Miami at +226. The Nationals have a 42-57-2 over/under record and a 48-53-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 55-48-0 against the run line and have a 54-47-2 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 42-57-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 48-53-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 54-47-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 55-48-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
07/10/18 P Sean Doolittle Toe 10-day DL (07/07)
07/05/18 P Erick Fedde Oblique 10-day DL (07/05)
06/12/18 SS Adrian Sanchez Undisclosed 10-day DL (06/12)
05/21/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle 60-day DL (05/20); 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)
03/26/18 P Joe Ross Elbow 60-day DL (02/21)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
07/24/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 10-day DL (07/21)
07/23/18 SS Miguel Rojas Back is "?" Thursday vs Washington Nationals
07/10/18 P Caleb Smith Back 60-day DL (06/25)
07/10/18 P Drew Rucinski Groin 10-day DL (07/10)
07/06/18 P Tayron Guerrero Back 10-day DL (07/04)
07/04/18 P Sandy Alcantara Infection 10-day DL (06/30)
07/04/18 CF Lewis Brinson Hip 10-day DL (07/04)
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 50-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Scherzer has a 13-5 record with an earned run average of 2.43 and a WHIP of 0.92 this season. He has 189 strikeouts over his 140.2 innings pitched and he's given up 95 hits. He's allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.69 and they have given up 282 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 313 hitters and walked 106 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 815 base hits and 393 earned runs. They have allowed 116 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 299 batters and struck out 907. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.96.
As a team Washington is hitting .243, good for 20th in the league. The Nationals hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Trea Turner is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 105 hits this season in 403 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .397 and an OPS+ of 93. Bryce Harper is hitting .216 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 59 men in 343 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .475. The Nationals have 831 hits, including 156 doubles and 120 home runs. Washington has walked 368 times so far this season and they have struck out 833 times as a unit. They have left 702 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.36 runs per contest and have scored a total of 440 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 44-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.09, Pablo Lopez has a 2-1 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 23 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 19 hits. He's allowing 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.00 and they have given up 395 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 374 batters and walked 193 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 889 base knocks and 493 earned runs this season. They have given up 118 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 401 hitters and struck out 825 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 17th in the league. The Marlins hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .365. He has 113 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 396 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .419 with an OPS+ of 121. Starlin Castro is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 116 hits in 404 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .406. The Marlins as a unit have 871 base hits, including 145 doubles and 86 homers. Miami has walked 308 times this year and they have struck out on 891 occasions. They have had 744 men left on base and have an OPS of .681. They have scored 3.87 runs per game and totaled 399 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -247
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