Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals MLB Point Spread Picks 5/27/2019
Monday, May 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Urena vs. Max Scherzer
Nationals Park is the venue where Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals (21-31, 4th in NL East) will play the Miami Marlins (16-33, 5th in NL East) on Monday. The Nationals open this game at -275 while the Marlins are coming in at +250. The over/under has been set at 7.5.
The Marlins have been an awful pick for baseball wagerers, having gone 16-33-0 SU. The Nationals cover 40.4% of the time, going 21-31-0 straight up. The Nationals have been strong for Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 13-18-0 SU. Miami covers 32.6% of the time as the underdog, having gone 16-33-0 straight up.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a strong Under pick for O/U wagerers, having gone 20-27-2.
The Marlins cover 30.4% of the time away from home, having gone 7-16-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
Washington covers 46.2% of the time at Nationals Park, going 12-14-0 SU.
The Nationals have been a very good Over pick for O/U wagerers, having gone 27-22-3.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
5/24/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/21/2019 Jon Berti 3B Oblique Expected to be out until at least May 29
5/21/2019 Peter O'Brien RF Ribs Expected to be out until at least May 28
5/16/2019 Riley Ferrell RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/11/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
2/19/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
5/25/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 6
5/24/2019 Anibal Sanchez SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 6
5/24/2019 Trevor Rosenthal RP Illness Expected to be out until at least May 27
5/23/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/22/2019 Rafael Bautista RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/21/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least May 31
5/18/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least May 31
5/9/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 16-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Urena has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.45 this season. He has 39 strikeouts over his 58.2 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have given up 150 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 181 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 406 base hits and 220 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 188 batters and struck out 429. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.49.
As a team Miami is hitting .223, good for 27th in the league. The Marlins hold a .325 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .228 with an on-base percentage of .271. He has 43 hits this season in 189 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .286 and an OPS+ of 57. Brian Anderson is hitting .231 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 182 at bats. His OPS+ is 88 while his slugging percentage is at .357. The Marlins have 364 hits, including 61 doubles and 35 home runs. Miami has walked 123 times so far this season and they have struck out 436 times as a unit. They have left 322 men on base and have a team OPS of .610. They score 2.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 144 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 21-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.41, Max Scherzer has a 2-5 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 96 strikeouts over the 71.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 68 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.09 and they have given up 177 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .282 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 158 batters and walked 76 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 451 base knocks and 251 earned runs this season. They have given up 65 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 179 hitters and struck out 496 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 18th in the league. The Nationals hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Anthony Rendon comes into this matchup batting .324 with an OBP of .417. He has 45 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 139 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .669 with an OPS+ of 177. Adam Eaton is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 56 hits in 205 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .390. The Nationals as a unit have 431 base hits, including 83 doubles and 67 homers. Washington has walked 171 times this year and they have struck out on 487 occasions. They have had 355 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.54 runs per game and totaled 236 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +250
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