Washington Nationals at Milwaukee Brewers 7/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jeremy Hellickson vs. Junior Guerra
The Washington Nationals visit Miller Park on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jeremy Hellickson for the Nationals and Junior Guerra for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at +102 and Milwaukee at -112. The Nationals have a 41-55-2 over/under record and a 46-52-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 53-48-0 against the run line and have a 45-53-3 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 41-55-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 46-52-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 45-53-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 53-48-0 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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/23/18 P Junior Guerra Forearm 10-day DL (07/14); expected to be activated and start Tuesday vs Washington
07/23/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 10-day DL
07/22/18 1B Jesus Aguilar Hamstring is "?" Monday vs Washington Nationals
07/15/18 2B Jonathan Villar Thumb 10-day DL (07/15)
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 49-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 3.29 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 49 strikeouts over his 63 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.61 and they have given up 272 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 305 hitters and walked 103 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 3.89. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 789 base hits and 379 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 289 batters and struck out 880. 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 3.98.
As a team Washington is hitting .246, good for 15th in the league. The Nationals hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .218 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 73 hits this season in 335 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .475 and an OPS+ of 121. Trea Turner is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 105 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 395 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .405. The Nationals have 814 hits, including 154 doubles and 116 home runs. Washington has walked 360 times so far this season and they have struck out 804 times as a unit. They have left 686 men on base and have a team OPS of .728. They score 4.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 428 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 56-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.23, Junior Guerra has a 6-6 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 96 strikeouts over the 97.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 86 hits. He's allowing 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have given up 312 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 417 batters and walked 152 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.7. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 775 base knocks and 371 earned runs this season. They have given up 104 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 356 hitters and struck out 876 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.02.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .371. He has 100 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 330 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .485 with an OPS+ of 126. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .293 this season and he has an OBP of .391. He has collected 91 hits in 311 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .421. The Brewers as a unit have 829 base hits, including 151 doubles and 126 homers. Milwaukee has walked 329 times this year and they have struck out on 928 occasions. They have had 676 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.32 runs per game and totaled 436 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -112
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