Washington Nationals at New York Mets 7/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jeremy Hellickson vs. Corey Oswalt
The Washington Nationals visit Citi Field on Sunday, July 15, 2018 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Jeremy Hellickson for the Nationals and Corey Oswalt for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -129 and New York at +119. The Nationals have a 38-54-2 over/under record and a 44-50-0 run line mark. The Mets are 40-52-0 against the run line and have a 40-49-3 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 38-54-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 44-50-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 40-49-3 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 40-52-0 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
07/09/18 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 47-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 3.47 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 43 strikeouts over his 57 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 258 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 298 hitters and walked 100 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 3.86. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 748 base hits and 361 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 278 batters and struck out 851. They have walked 3 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 3.97.
As a team Washington is hitting .244, good for 17th 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 20th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .214 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 69 hits this season in 323 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 121. Trea Turner is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 101 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 377 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .406. The Nationals have 775 hits, including 150 doubles and 111 home runs. Washington has walked 349 times so far this season and they have struck out 775 times as a unit. They have left 658 men on base and have a team OPS of .726. They score 4.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 407 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 38-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.75, Corey Oswalt has a 0-2 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 17.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 14 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 319 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 318 batters and walked 148 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 4.27. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 801 base knocks and 394 earned runs this season. They have given up 120 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 304 hitters and struck out 826 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 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 29th in the league. The Mets hold a .380 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 .283 with an OBP of .333. He has 97 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 343 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .496 with an OPS+ of 128. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 66 hits in 253 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 145 and a slugging percentage of .506. The Mets as a unit have 700 base hits, including 146 doubles and 96 homers. New York has walked 327 times this year and they have struck out on 796 occasions. They have had 613 men left on base and have an OPS of .686. They have scored 3.86 runs per game and totaled 355 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -129
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