Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals Baseball Betting Tips 9/24/2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Aaron Nola vs. Max Scherzer
Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals (85-69, 2nd in NL East) host the Philadelphia Phillies (79-75, 4th in NL East) at Nationals Park on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. The Nationals open this contest at -167 while the Phillies are coming in at +157. The O/U has been set at 8.
The Phillies have been solid for MLB bettors, having gone 79-75-0 SU. The Nationals are covering 55.2% of the time, going 85-69-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been a solid Over pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 71-79-4.
Philadelphia covers 47.4% of the time as the visitor, having gone 36-40-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals are covering 57.5% of the time at Nationals Park, going 42-31-0 SU.
The Nationals have been a solid Over pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 71-74-9.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
9/22/2019 Roman Quinn CF Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/21/2019 Juan Nicasio RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/18/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Out for the season
9/17/2019 Corey Dickerson LF Foot Out for the season
9/10/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/1/2019 Jerad Eickhoff SP Finger Out for the season
9/1/2019 Adam Morgan RP Elbow Out for the season
8/31/2019 Pat Neshek RP Hamstring Out for the season
8/20/2019 Jake Arrieta SP Elbow Out for the season
8/17/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Out for the season
7/23/2019 Tommy Hunter RP Forearm Out for the season
6/24/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
9/23/2019 Kurt Suzuki C Elbow Probable for Sep 23
9/22/2019 Asdrubal Cabrera 2B Ankle Probable for Sep 23
9/21/2019 Matt Adams 1B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/18/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Out for the season
9/14/2019 Joe Ross RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/7/2019 Roenis Elias RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/4/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/30/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 79-75 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Aaron Nola has a 12-6 record with an earned run average of 3.75 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 220 strikeouts over his 196.2 innings pitched and he's given up 171 hits. He's allowed 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.49 and they have given up 541 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 541 hitters and walked 223 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,380 base hits and 694 earned runs. They have allowed 244 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 518 batters and struck out 1,312. They have walked 3.4 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 4.89.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .247, good for 18th in the league. The Phillies hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Bryce Harper is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .373. He has 139 hits this season in 542 at bats with 108 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .502 and an OPS+ of 123. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .232 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 126 hits and he has driven in 83 men in 544 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .471. The Phillies have 1,304 hits, including 299 doubles and 204 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 539 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,374 times as a unit. They have left 1,074 men on base and have a team OPS of .749. They score 4.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 744 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 85-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.81, Max Scherzer has a 10-7 record and a 1.03 WHIP. He has 233 strikeouts over the 166.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 139 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.89 and they have given up 507 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 479 batters and walked 212 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,291 base knocks and 659 earned runs this season. They have given up 191 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 499 hitters and struck out 1,431 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.16.Related: Gambling 101 - MLB Betting Tips - Tony George of Doc's Sports
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Nationals hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Anthony Rendon comes into this matchup batting .325 with an OBP of .410. He has 172 hits this year along with 120 RBI in 530 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .609 with an OPS+ of 154. Juan Soto is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .403. He has collected 150 hits in 522 at bats while driving in 107 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .559. The Nationals as a unit have 1,383 base hits, including 280 doubles and 218 homers. Washington has walked 548 times this year and they have struck out on 1,233 occasions. They have had 1,059 men left on base and have an OPS of .790. They have scored 5.32 runs per game and totaled 819 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals (-167)
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