Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals Baseball Betting Tips 5/25/2019
Saturday, May 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Sandy Alcantara vs. Patrick Corbin
Nationals Park is the site where Victor Robles and the Washington Nationals (19-31, 4th in NL East) will play the Miami Marlins (16-31, 5th in NL East) on Saturday. The Nationals open this contest at -215 while the Marlins are coming in at +199. The O/U is set at 8.
The Marlins have been an awful choice for baseball wagerers, having gone 16-31-0 SU. The Nationals are covering 38.0% of the time, going 19-31-0 straight up. The Nationals have been awful for baseball bettors as favorites, going 11-18-0 SU. Miami is covering 34.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 16-31-0 straight up.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a strong Under play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 19-26-2.
The Marlins are covering 33.3% of the time as a visitor, having gone 7-14-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals are covering 41.7% of the time at Nationals Park, going 10-14-0 SU.
The Nationals have been an awful Under play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 26-21-3.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
05/22/19 2B Jon Berti Oblique 10-day IL (05/21)
05/12/19 LF Peter O'Brien Ribs 10-day IL (05/11)
05/08/19 P Drew Steckenrider Elbow 60-day IL (05/07)
03/28/19 P Riley Ferrell Biceps 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
05/21/19 P Jeremy Hellickson Shoulder 10-day IL (05/21)
05/18/19 P Justin Miller Rotator Cuff 10-day IL (05/18)
05/16/19 P Anibal Sanchez Hamstring 10-day IL (05/16)
05/10/19 LF Andrew Stevenson Back 10-day IL (05/07)
04/28/19 1B Ryan Zimmerman Plantar Fasciitis 10-day IL (04/28)
04/27/19 P Koda Glover Elbow 60-day IL
04/26/19 P Trevor Rosenthal Infection 10-day IL (04/26)
04/20/19 P Austen Williams Undisclosed 10-day IL (04/20)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 16-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 4.25 and a WHIP of 1.42 this season. He has 36 strikeouts over his 53 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 142 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 173 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 385 base hits and 204 earned runs. They have allowed 59 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 178 batters and struck out 418. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
As a team Miami is hitting .221, good for 27th in the league. The Marlins hold a .320 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .283, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .227 with an on-base percentage of .272. He has 41 hits this season in 181 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .287 and an OPS+ of 58. Brian Anderson is hitting .229 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .308. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 175 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .343. The Marlins have 345 hits, including 58 doubles and 32 home runs. Miami has walked 119 times so far this season and they have struck out 424 times as a unit. They have left 309 men on base and have a team OPS of .603. They score 2.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 134 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 19-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.25, Patrick Corbin has a 4-2 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 76 strikeouts over the 63.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 49 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.02 and they have given up 168 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .279 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 153 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.94. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 432 base knocks and 241 earned runs this season. They have given up 62 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 175 hitters and struck out 484 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 21st in the league. The Nationals hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Victor Robles comes into this matchup batting .244 with an OBP of .311. He has 42 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 172 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .436 with an OPS+ of 94. Adam Eaton is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .338. He has collected 54 hits in 198 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .379. The Nationals as a unit have 410 base hits, including 77 doubles and 63 homers. Washington has walked 161 times this year and they have struck out on 476 occasions. They have had 341 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 219 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals -215
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