Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies 7/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez vs. Jake Arrieta
The Washington Nationals visit Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, July 1, 2018 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals and Jake Arrieta for the Phillies.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -109 and Philadelphia at -101. The Nationals have a 33-45-2 over/under record and a 40-40-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 37-43-0 against the run line and have a 37-39-4 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 33-45-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 40-40-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 37-39-4 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 37-43-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
06/29/18 P Jeremy Hellickson Hamstring 10-day DL (06/02); expected to be activated and start Saturday vs Philadelphia
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)
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 42-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a 6-5 record with an earned run average of 3.68 and a WHIP of 1.42 this season. He has 82 strikeouts over his 85.2 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 245 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Washington allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 614 base hits and 293 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 229 batters and struck out 742. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.83.
As a team Washington is hitting .240, good for 21st in the league. The Nationals hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .221 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 61 hits this season in 276 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 126. Trea Turner is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .353. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 319 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .411. The Nationals have 644 hits, including 134 doubles and 92 home runs. Washington has walked 289 times so far this season and they have struck out 660 times as a unit. They have left 545 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 343 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 43-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.54, Jake Arrieta has a 5-6 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 59 strikeouts over the 84 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 80 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 257 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 283 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 664 base knocks and 319 earned runs this season. They have given up 84 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 240 hitters and struck out 735 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 24th in the league. The Phillies hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .341. He has 87 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 304 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .474 with an OPS+ of 119. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .271 this season and he has an OBP of .380. He has collected 83 hits in 306 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .395. The Phillies as a unit have 627 base hits, including 123 doubles and 93 homers. Philadelphia has walked 312 times this year and they have struck out on 769 occasions. They have had 558 men left on base and have an OPS of .718. They have scored 4.39 runs per game and totaled 351 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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