Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies 6/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 29, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Erick Fedde vs. Nick Pivetta
The Washington Nationals visit Citizens Bank Park on Friday, June 29, 2018 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Erick Fedde for the Nationals and Nick Pivetta for the Phillies.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at +110 and Philadelphia at -120. The Nationals have a 32-44-2 over/under record and a 38-40-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 37-41-0 against the run line and have a 36-38-4 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 32-44-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 38-40-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 36-38-4 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 37-41-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
06/20/18 1B Matt Adams Finger 10-day DL (06/16)
06/12/18 SS Adrian Sanchez Undisclosed 10-day DL (06/12)
06/09/18 P Stephen Strasburg Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/06/18 P Jeremy Hellickson Hamstring 10-day DL (06/02)
05/21/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle 60-day DL (05/20); is out for season
05/12/18 1B Ryan Zimmerman Back 10-day DL (05/12)
05/11/18 C Matt Wieters Hamstring 10-day DL (05/11)
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 Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
06/26/18 P Edubray Ramos Shoulder 10-day DL (06/25)
06/20/18 SS J.P. Crawford Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
06/16/18 P Luis Garcia Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
05/31/18 CF Pedro Florimon Foot 10-day DL (05/30)
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
03/30/18 P Pat Neshek Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 41-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Erick Fedde has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 5.32 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 16 strikeouts over his 22 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He's allowed 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 209 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 241 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Washington allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 595 base hits and 283 earned runs. They have allowed 90 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 221 batters and struck out 730. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.77.
As a team Washington is hitting .238, good for 22nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .219 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 59 hits this season in 269 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .480 and an OPS+ of 124. Trea Turner is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 310 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .397. The Nationals have 619 hits, including 129 doubles and 85 home runs. Washington has walked 280 times so far this season and they have struck out 638 times as a unit. They have left 531 men on base and have a team OPS of .708. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 323 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 42-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.06, Nick Pivetta has a 4-6 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 101 strikeouts over the 84.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 80 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 244 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 271 batters and walked 94 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 639 base knocks and 299 earned runs this season. They have given up 77 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 231 hitters and struck out 713 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.61.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 26th in the league. The Phillies hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .348. He has 87 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 296 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .486 with an OPS+ of 125. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 80 hits in 298 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .393. The Phillies as a unit have 608 base hits, including 117 doubles and 89 homers. Philadelphia has walked 304 times this year and they have struck out on 757 occasions. They have had 544 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.36 runs per game and totaled 340 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals +110
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