Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals MLB Betting Tips 9/15/2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Max Fried vs. Anibal Sanchez
Nationals Park is the site where Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals (81-65, 2nd in NL East) will play the Atlanta Braves (92-57, 1st in NL East) on Sunday. The moneyline on this game has the Braves priced at -120 and the Nationals are at +110. The over/under has been set at 10.5.
The Braves have been a very good pick for wagerers, having gone 92-57-0 SU. Washington covers 55.5% of the time, going 81-65-0 straight up.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Braves have been a dicey Under option for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 70-71-8.
The Braves cover 60.8% of the time away from home, having gone 45-29-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
Washington covers 57.8% of the time at Nationals Park, going 41-30-0 SU.
The Nationals have been a dicey Under option for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 68-70-8.
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
9/13/2019 Johan Camargo SS Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/13/2019 Freddie Freeman 1B Elbow Probable for Sep 14
9/12/2019 A.J RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/5/2019 Alex Jackson C Knee Out for the season
8/19/2019 Jacob Webb RP Elbow Out for the season
8/17/2019 Ender Inciarte CF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
9/13/2019 Matt Adams 1B Triceps Probable for Sep 14
9/13/2019 Kurt Suzuki C Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
9/10/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/10/2019 Joe Ross RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/7/2019 Roenis Elias RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/4/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/30/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 92-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Fried has a 16-5 record with an earned run average of 4.02 and a WHIP of 1.33 this season. He has 164 strikeouts over his 154.1 innings pitched and he's given up 162 hits. He's allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 517 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 540 hitters and walked 235 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 1,312 base hits and 626 earned runs. They have allowed 191 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 522 batters and struck out 1,282. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.46.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .259, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .302 with an on-base percentage of .392. He has 171 hits this season in 567 at bats with 117 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .566 and an OPS+ of 140. Ronald Acuna Jr is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 168 hits and he has driven in 95 men in 599 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .514. The Braves have 1,325 hits, including 258 doubles and 235 home runs. Atlanta has walked 567 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,345 times as a unit. They have left 1,041 men on base and have a team OPS of .795. They score 5.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 796 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 81-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.04, Anibal Sanchez has a 8-8 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 123 strikeouts over the 147 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 138 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.80 and they have given up 481 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 454 batters and walked 201 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,231 base knocks and 628 earned runs this season. They have given up 186 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 470 hitters and struck out 1,359 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Nationals hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Anthony Rendon comes into this matchup batting .332 with an OBP of .415. He has 166 hits this year along with 117 RBI in 500 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .626 with an OPS+ of 158. Juan Soto is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .407. He has collected 148 hits in 498 at bats while driving in 105 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .580. The Nationals as a unit have 1,312 base hits, including 271 doubles and 212 homers. Washington has walked 515 times this year and they have struck out on 1,188 occasions. They have had 1,002 men left on base and have an OPS of .794. They have scored 5.36 runs per game and totaled 783 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Braves (-120)
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