Washington Nationals at Milwaukee Brewers 7/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez vs. Jhoulys Chacin
The Washington Nationals head to Miller Park on Monday, July 23, 2018 to take on the Milwaukee Brewers. The expected starting pitchers are Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals and Jhoulys Chacin for the Brewers.
The odds for this matchup have Washington at +107 and Milwaukee at -117. The Nationals have a 40-55-2 over/under mark and a 45-52-0 run line record. The Brewers are 53-47-0 against the run line and have a 44-53-3 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 40-55-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 45-52-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 44-53-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 53-47-0 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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/15/18 2B Jonathan Villar Thumb 10-day DL (07/15)
07/14/18 P Junior Guerra Forearm 10-day DL (07/14)
07/14/18 1B Eric Thames Hamstring 10-day DL (07/14)
07/03/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 60-day DL (05/09)
06/13/18 P Matt Albers Shoulder 10-day DL (06/12)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 48-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 3.72 and a WHIP of 1.46 this year. He has 94 strikeouts over his 101.2 innings pitched and he's given up 100 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 266 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 303 hitters and walked 103 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 775 base hits and 377 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 288 batters and struck out 871. 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 4.00.
As a team Washington is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Nationals hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .215 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 71 hits this season in 331 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .465 and an OPS+ of 118. Trea Turner is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 104 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 390 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .408. The Nationals have 799 hits, including 152 doubles and 115 home runs. Washington has walked 357 times so far this season and they have struck out 796 times as a unit. They have left 674 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 422 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 56-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.68, Jhoulys Chacin has a 8-3 record and a 1.26 WHIP this season. He has 88 strikeouts over the 115 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 98 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 305 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 413 batters and walked 149 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.65. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 760 base knocks and 362 earned runs this season. They have given up 102 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 353 hitters and struck out 869 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.00.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .369. He has 98 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 327 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .483 with an OPS+ of 125. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .386. He has collected 89 hits in 309 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .417. The Brewers as a unit have 823 base hits, including 151 doubles and 126 homers. Milwaukee has walked 325 times this year and they have struck out on 920 occasions. They have had 667 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.34 runs per game and totaled 434 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers -117
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