Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals MLB Tips 7/30/2019
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Teheran vs. Matt Grace
Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals (56-49, 2nd in NL East) host the Atlanta Braves (62-44, 1st in NL East) at Nationals Park on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. The odds on this game have the Braves coming in at +130 and the Nationals are at -140. The O/U opens at 9.5.
The Braves have been great for baseball wagerers, having gone 62-44-0 SU. The Nationals cover 53.3% of the time, going 56-49-0 straight up. The Nationals have been a great option for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 42-29-0 SU. The Braves cover 41.2% of the time as the underdog, having gone 14-20-0 straight up.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Braves have been an inconsistent Under pick for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 53-48-5.
The Braves cover 60.4% of the time as the road team, having gone 32-21-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals cover 56.6% of the time at Nationals Park, going 30-23-0 SU.
The Nationals have been a pretty good Under pick for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 48-51-6.
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
7/28/2019 Ronald Acuna CF Neck Probable for Jul 29
7/27/2019 Dansby Swanson SS Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/27/2019 Nick Markakis RF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
7/24/2019 Jacob Webb RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
7/23/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/12/2019 Grant Dayton RP Toe Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/1/2019 Jacob Lindgren RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
7/28/2019 Matt Adams 1B Foot Probable for Jul 29
7/28/2019 Max Scherzer SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/27/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/25/2019 Austin Voth SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
7/23/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
7/23/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
7/22/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/22/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
6/13/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 62-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Teheran has a 5-7 record with an earned run average of 3.42 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 108 strikeouts over his 118.1 innings pitched and he's given up 97 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 359 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 406 hitters and walked 182 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 929 base hits and 450 earned runs. They have allowed 134 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 386 batters and struck out 916. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.51.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Braves hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .395. He has 124 hits this season in 409 at bats with 81 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .562 and an OPS+ of 142. Ronald Acuna Jr is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .380. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 424 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .507. The Braves have 962 hits, including 184 doubles and 163 home runs. Atlanta has walked 386 times so far this season and they have struck out 935 times as a unit. They have left 747 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 5.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 566 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 56-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.93, Matt Grace has a 0-2 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 30 strikeouts over the 41 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 49 hits. He's allowing 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.07 and they have given up 342 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 319 batters and walked 146 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 880 base knocks and 443 earned runs this season. They have given up 118 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 330 hitters and struck out 994 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.97.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Nationals hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Anthony Rendon comes into this matchup batting .317 with an OBP of .405. He has 108 hits this year along with 76 RBI in 341 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .610 with an OPS+ of 155. Adam Eaton is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 110 hits in 388 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .405. The Nationals as a unit have 913 base hits, including 181 doubles and 140 homers. Washington has walked 357 times this year and they have struck out on 874 occasions. They have had 727 men left on base and have an OPS of .768. They have scored 4.97 runs per game and totaled 522 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Nationals -140
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