Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies 6/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jeremy Hellickson vs. Vince Velasquez
The Washington Nationals visit Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, June 30, 2018 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Jeremy Hellickson for the Nationals and Vince Velasquez for the Phillies.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at +109 and Philadelphia at -119. The Nationals have a 32-45-2 over/under record and a 39-40-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 37-42-0 against the run line and have a 36-39-4 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 32-45-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 39-40-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 36-39-4 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 37-42-0 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 41-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 2.28 and a WHIP of 0.92 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 43.1 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He's allowed 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 211 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 242 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 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 604 base hits and 286 earned runs. They have allowed 91 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 224 batters and struck out 736. They have walked 2.9 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 3.78.
As a team Washington is hitting .237, good for 23rd in the league. The Nationals hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .220 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 60 hits this season in 273 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .476 and an OPS+ of 122. Trea Turner is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 83 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 314 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .398. The Nationals have 626 hits, including 131 doubles and 85 home runs. Washington has walked 282 times so far this season and they have struck out 648 times as a unit. They have left 537 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 326 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 43-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.69, Vince Velasquez has a 5-8 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 104 strikeouts over the 86.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 77 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 246 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 273 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 3.87. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 646 base knocks and 302 earned runs this season. They have given up 77 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 233 hitters and struck out 723 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 24th in the league. The Phillies hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .347. He has 87 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 299 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .482 with an OPS+ of 123. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 81 hits in 302 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .391. The Phillies as a unit have 617 base hits, including 120 doubles and 90 homers. Philadelphia has walked 307 times this year and they have struck out on 763 occasions. They have had 552 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 344 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals +109
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