Washington Nationals at New York Mets 7/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Austin Voth vs. Zack Wheeler
The Washington Nationals visit Citi Field on Saturday, July 14, 2018 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Austin Voth for the Nationals and Zack Wheeler for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at +103 and New York at -113. The Nationals have a 38-53-2 over/under record and a 44-49-0 run line mark. The Mets are 39-52-0 against the run line and have a 40-48-3 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 38-53-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 44-49-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 40-48-3 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 39-52-0 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)
06/09/18 P Stephen Strasburg Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
05/21/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle 60-day DL (05/20); is out for season
05/12/18 1B Ryan Zimmerman Back 60-day DL (05/12)
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 New York Mets Injuries
07/11/18 P Noah Syndergaard Finger 10-day DL (05/26); expected to be activated and start Friday vs Washington Nationals
07/09/18 3B Todd Frazier Ribs 10-day DL (07/09)
06/24/18 P Jason Vargas Calf 10-day DL (06/20)
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
06/19/18 RF Jay Bruce Hip 10-day DL (06/18)
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 47-46 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Austin Voth is expected to make his debut for the Nats. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 255 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 292 hitters and walked 99 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 737 base hits and 357 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 275 batters and struck out 840. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.99.
As a team Washington is hitting .244, good for 18th in the league. The Nationals hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .213 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 68 hits this season in 319 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .473 and an OPS+ of 121. Trea Turner is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 101 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 376 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .407. The Nationals have 767 hits, including 149 doubles and 110 home runs. Washington has walked 345 times so far this season and they have struck out 769 times as a unit. They have left 650 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 405 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 37-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.42, Zack Wheeler has a 2-6 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 99 strikeouts over the 99.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 96 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 318 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 315 batters and walked 146 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 793 base knocks and 392 earned runs this season. They have given up 119 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 300 hitters and struck out 820 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 30th in the league. The Mets hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .330. He has 96 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 340 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .497 with an OPS+ of 127. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 63 hits in 248 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .504. The Mets as a unit have 689 base hits, including 145 doubles and 96 homers. New York has walked 324 times this year and they have struck out on 785 occasions. They have had 603 men left on base and have an OPS of .685. They have scored 3.86 runs per game and totaled 351 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals +103
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