Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins 7/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jeremy Hellickson vs. Jose Urena
The Washington Nationals visit Marlins Park on Sunday, July 29, 2018 to play the Miami Marlins. The probable starters are Jeremy Hellickson for the Nationals and Jose Urena for the Marlins.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -149 and Miami at +139. The Nationals have a 44-57-2 over/under record and a 50-53-0 run line mark. The Marlins are 55-50-0 against the run line and have a 56-47-2 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 44-57-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 50-53-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 56-47-2 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 55-50-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
07/26/18 3B Anthony Rendon Paternity List is out indefinitely
07/26/18 P Stephen Strasburg Neck 10-day DL (07/22)
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)
07/10/18 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 52-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 3.44 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 52 strikeouts over his 68 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 284 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 318 hitters and walked 106 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 828 base hits and 396 earned runs. They have allowed 116 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 300 batters and struck out 929. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.91.
As a team Washington is hitting .246, good for 16th in the league. The Nationals hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Trea Turner is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 110 hits this season in 415 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .412 and an OPS+ of 97. Bryce Harper is hitting .219 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 77 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 351 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .476. The Nationals have 860 hits, including 164 doubles and 123 home runs. Washington has walked 382 times so far this season and they have struck out 845 times as a unit. They have left 723 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 459 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 44-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.63, Jose Urena has a 2-10 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 93 strikeouts over the 112.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 111 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.18 and they have given up 410 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 377 batters and walked 202 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 918 base knocks and 512 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 415 hitters and struck out 837 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.50.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Marlins hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .363. He has 114 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 403 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 118. Starlin Castro is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 118 hits in 412 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .405. The Marlins as a unit have 884 base hits, including 149 doubles and 86 homers. Miami has walked 309 times this year and they have struck out on 913 occasions. They have had 755 men left on base and have an OPS of .677. They have scored 3.84 runs per game and totaled 403 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -149
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