Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals MLB Betting Tips 8/30/2019
Friday, August 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Elieser Hernandez vs. Anibal Sanchez
Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals (74-58, 2nd in NL East) play the Miami Marlins (47-85, 5th in NL East) at Nationals Park on Friday, August 30, 2019. The odds on this contest have the Marlins coming in at +220 and the Nationals are at -240. The over/under has been set at 10.
The Marlins have been strong for oddsmakers, having gone 47-85-0 SU. Washington covers 56.1% of the time, going 74-58-0 straight up.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been an inconsistent Over pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 62-62-8.
Miami covers 32.3% of the time on the road, having gone 20-42-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals are covering 57.8% of the time at Nationals Park, going 37-27-0 SU.
The Nationals have been an inconsistent Over pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 62-63-7.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
8/28/2019 Cesar Puello CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/28/2019 Jordan Yamamoto SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
8/27/2019 Austin Brice RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/27/2019 Miguel Rojas SS Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/26/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
8/25/2019 Brian Anderson 3B Finger Out for the season
8/20/2019 Tayron Guerrero RP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/15/2019 JT Riddle CF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/8/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Out for the season
8/5/2019 Jose Urena SP Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/1/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
8/29/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/28/2019 Matt Adams 1B Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/28/2019 Adam Eaton RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/28/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/28/2019 Sean Doolittle RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/28/2019 Roenis Elias RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/28/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/27/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 29
8/21/2019 Austin Voth SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/31/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 47-85 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Elieser Hernandez has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.97 and a WHIP of 1.22 this season. He has 65 strikeouts over his 63.1 innings pitched and he's given up 56 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.09 and they have given up 440 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 467 hitters and walked 213 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,069 base hits and 614 earned runs. They have allowed 195 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 502 batters and struck out 1,127. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.92.
As a team Miami is hitting .241, good for 28th in the league. The Marlins hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Garrett Cooper is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 90 hits this season in 321 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .436 and an OPS+ of 107. Starlin Castro is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .285. He has totaled 135 hits and he has driven in 67 men in 515 at bats. His OPS+ is 77 while his slugging percentage is at .390. The Marlins have 1,070 hits, including 211 doubles and 111 home runs. Miami has walked 309 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,184 times as a unit. They have left 837 men on base and have a team OPS of .668. They score 3.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 489 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 74-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.81, Anibal Sanchez has a 8-6 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 110 strikeouts over the 130 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 123 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.89 and they have given up 433 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 413 batters and walked 175 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.6 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 4.32. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,109 base knocks and 560 earned runs this season. They have given up 159 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 409 hitters and struck out 1,212 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.09.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Nationals hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Anthony Rendon comes into this matchup batting .329 with an OBP of .407. He has 146 hits this year along with 104 RBI in 444 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .617 with an OPS+ of 155. Adam Eaton is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 139 hits in 478 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .439. The Nationals as a unit have 1,180 base hits, including 235 doubles and 187 homers. Washington has walked 474 times this year and they have struck out on 1,075 occasions. They have had 919 men left on base and have an OPS of .792. They have scored 5.33 runs per game and totaled 698 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins (+220)
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