Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals Baseball Betting Tips 6/17/2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Arrieta vs. Patrick Corbin
Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals (32-38, 4th in NL East) host the Philadelphia Phillies (39-31, 2nd in NL East) at Nationals Park on Monday, June 17, 2019. The line on this matchup has the Phillies coming in at -136 and the Nationals are at +126. The O/U is set at 9.5.
The Phillies have been bad for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 39-31-0 SU. Washington covers 45.7% of the time, going 32-38-0 straight up. The Phillies have been bad for Las Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 31-20-0 SU. Washington covers 40.7% of the time as the underdog, having gone 11-16-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been a less than ideal Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 32-36-2.
The Phillies cover 48.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 16-17-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals cover 48.5% of the time at Nationals Park, going 16-17-0 SU.
The Nationals have been a great Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 36-29-5.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
6/16/2019 Jay Bruce LF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/16/2019 J.T C Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/15/2019 Roman Quinn CF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/14/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/14/2019 Pat Neshek RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 16
6/8/2019 Adam Haseley CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/7/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/4/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/4/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
5/29/2019 Adam Morgan RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/28/2019 Tommy Hunter RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
6/15/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/13/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
6/13/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 17
6/13/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
6/13/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/4/2019 Rafael Bautista RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 39-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta has a 6-5 record with an earned run average of 4.31 and a WHIP of 1.45 this season. He has 70 strikeouts over his 85.2 innings pitched and he's given up 88 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 234 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 242 hitters and walked 100 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 625 base hits and 303 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 242 batters and struck out 598. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.91.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 68 hits this season in 257 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .428 and an OPS+ of 94. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .397. He has totaled 68 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 248 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .528. The Phillies have 579 hits, including 139 doubles and 86 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 258 times so far this season and they have struck out 598 times as a unit. They have left 479 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 345 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 32-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.11, Patrick Corbin has a 5-5 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 94 strikeouts over the 85.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 75 hits. He's allowing 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.27 and they have given up 227 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 216 batters and walked 93 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 597 base knocks and 322 earned runs this season. They have given up 88 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 225 hitters and struck out 663 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.Related: MLB Baseball First Five Innings Betting Strategy
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 16th in the league. The Nationals hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Anthony Rendon comes into this matchup batting .314 with an OBP of .411. He has 64 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 204 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .647 with an OPS+ of 166. Adam Eaton is hitting .271 this season and he has an OBP of .354. He has collected 70 hits in 258 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .391. The Nationals as a unit have 594 base hits, including 117 doubles and 93 homers. Washington has walked 226 times this year and they have struck out on 615 occasions. They have had 472 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.81 runs per game and totaled 337 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals +126
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