Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals MLB Betting Tips 9/1/2019
Sunday, September 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Caleb Smith vs. Patrick Corbin
Garrett Cooper and the Miami Marlins (48-86, 5th in NL East) travel to Nationals Park on Sunday where they'll meet the Washington Nationals (75-58, 2nd in NL East). The Marlins open this matchup at +230 while the Nationals are coming in at -250. The O/U opens at 8.5.
The Marlins have been a dicey play for bettors, having gone 48-86-0 SU. The Nationals cover 56.4% of the time, going 75-58-0 straight up.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a less than ideal Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 63-63-8.
Miami covers 31.8% of the time on the road, having gone 20-43-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
Washington covers 58.5% of the time at Nationals Park, going 38-27-0 SU.
The Nationals have been a less than ideal Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 63-63-7.
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
8/30/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/30/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/30/2019 Victor Robles CF Finger Probable for Aug 31
8/30/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/30/2019 Adam Eaton RF Knee Probable for Aug 31
8/29/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
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
8/21/2019 Austin Voth SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 48-86 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Caleb Smith has a 8-8 record with an earned run average of 4.05 and a WHIP of 1.12 this season. He has 143 strikeouts over his 122.1 innings pitched and he's given up 91 hits. He's allowed 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.07 and they have given up 446 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 472 hitters and walked 219 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.72. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 1,091 base hits and 626 earned runs. They have allowed 198 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 512 batters and struck out 1,156. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.90.
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 .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Garrett Cooper is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 92 hits this season in 334 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .428 and an OPS+ of 104. Starlin Castro is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .288. He has totaled 141 hits and he has driven in 71 men in 530 at bats. His OPS+ is 81 while his slugging percentage is at .402. The Marlins have 1,091 hits, including 213 doubles and 117 home runs. Miami has walked 318 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,219 times as a unit. They have left 854 men on base and have a team OPS of .668. They score 3.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 499 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 75-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.15, Patrick Corbin has a 10-6 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 193 strikeouts over the 168.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 139 hits. He's allowing 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.92 and they have given up 438 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 417 batters and walked 177 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,126 base knocks and 570 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 417 hitters and struck out 1,235 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 4.11.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Nationals hold a .452 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 .333 with an OBP of .412. He has 151 hits this year along with 107 RBI in 454 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .619 with an OPS+ of 156. Adam Eaton is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 139 hits in 482 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .436. The Nationals as a unit have 1,202 base hits, including 242 doubles and 188 homers. Washington has walked 480 times this year and they have struck out on 1,085 occasions. They have had 932 men left on base and have an OPS of .793. They have scored 5.36 runs per game and totaled 713 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Marlins (+230)
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