Milwaukee Brewers at Washington Nationals MLB Parlay 8/18/2019
Sunday, August 18, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Erick Fedde
Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers (63-59, 3rd in NL Central) travel to Nationals Park on Sunday where they'll take on the Washington Nationals (66-55, 2nd in NL East).
The Brewers have been inconsistent for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 63-59-0 SU. The Nationals are covering 54.5% of the time, going 66-55-0 straight up.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers have been an inconsistent Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 55-63-4.
The Brewers are covering 45.0% of the time as a visitor, having gone 27-33-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
Washington is covering 58.3% of the time at Nationals Park, going 35-25-0 SU.
The Nationals have been an inconsistent Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 55-60-6.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
8/16/2019 Zach Davies SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
8/15/2019 Brent Suter SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/9/2019 Jhoulys Chacin SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
8/6/2019 Jimmy Nelson SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
7/22/2019 Brandon Woodruff SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
4/14/2019 Corey Knebel RP Elbow Out for the season
4/4/2019 Bobby Wahl RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
8/16/2019 Max Scherzer SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
8/16/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
8/14/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/12/2019 Roenis Elias RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/12/2019 Austin Voth SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
8/7/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
7/31/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
7/31/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 63-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 5-2 record with an earned run average of 3.78 and a WHIP of 1.20 this season. He has 98 strikeouts over his 104.2 innings pitched and he's given up 90 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 432 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 540 hitters and walked 217 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,055 base hits and 561 earned runs. They have allowed 170 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 434 batters and struck out 1,115. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.52.
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As a team Milwaukee is hitting .248, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .325 with an on-base percentage of .416. He has 134 hits this season in 412 at bats with 85 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .682 and an OPS+ of 175. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .317. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 452 at bats. His OPS+ is 74 while his slugging percentage is at .358. The Brewers have 1,037 hits, including 208 doubles and 191 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 457 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,156 times as a unit. They have left 875 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 578 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 66-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.09, Erick Fedde has a 3-2 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 36 strikeouts over the 66 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 66 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.98 and they have given up 396 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 370 batters and walked 162 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,027 base knocks and 521 earned runs this season. They have given up 143 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 380 hitters and struck out 1,124 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Nationals hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Adam Eaton comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .366. He has 125 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 442 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .405 with an OPS+ of 98. Anthony Rendon is hitting .320 this season and he has an OBP of .400. He has collected 129 hits in 403 at bats while driving in 94 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .608. The Nationals as a unit have 1,055 base hits, including 204 doubles and 165 homers. Washington has walked 422 times this year and they have struck out on 996 occasions. They have had 832 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.07 runs per game and totaled 613 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals and under the total runs
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