Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals Baseball Betting Tips 9/25/2019
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Smyly vs. Anibal Sanchez
Nationals Park is the site where Juan Soto and the Washington Nationals (86-69, 2nd in NL East) will play the Philadelphia Phillies (79-76, 4th in NL East) on Wednesday. The Phillies open this contest at +154 while the Nationals are priced at -164. The O/U is set at 10.
The Phillies have been a decent choice for baseball bettors, having gone 79-76-0 SU. The Nationals are covering 55.5% of the time, going 86-69-0 straight up.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies have been a less than ideal Under choice for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 71-79-5.
The Phillies are covering 46.8% of the time as the visitor, having gone 36-41-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals are covering 58.1% of the time at Nationals Park, going 43-31-0 SU.
The Nationals have been a less than ideal Under choice for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 71-74-10.
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
9/23/2019 J.T C Knee Probable for Sep 24
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 Matt Adams 1B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/23/2019 Kurt Suzuki C Elbow Probable for Sep 24
9/18/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Out for the season
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 79-76 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Smyly has a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 6.44 and a WHIP of 1.64 this season. He has 110 strikeouts over his 107.2 innings pitched and he's given up 122 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 543 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 546 hitters and walked 228 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 1,390 base hits and 701 earned runs. They have allowed 247 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 527 batters and struck out 1,319. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.92.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .246, good for 22nd in the league. The Phillies hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .230 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 126 hits this season in 548 at bats with 83 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .467 and an OPS+ of 114. Bryce Harper is hitting .257 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .374. He has totaled 140 hits and he has driven in 108 men in 545 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .501. The Phillies have 1,309 hits, including 301 doubles and 204 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 543 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,382 times as a unit. They have left 1,081 men on base and have a team OPS of .747. They score 4.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 746 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 86-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.91, Anibal Sanchez has a 10-8 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 127 strikeouts over the 159 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 147 hits. He's allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.87 and they have given up 509 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 481 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 4.32. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,296 base knocks and 661 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 503 hitters and struck out 1,439 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 4.15.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 .452 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. Juan Soto comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .406. He has 150 hits this year along with 108 RBI in 523 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .558 with an OPS+ of 142. Anthony Rendon is hitting .325 this season and he has an OBP of .412. He has collected 173 hits in 533 at bats while driving in 122 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .608. The Nationals as a unit have 1,393 base hits, including 281 doubles and 221 homers. Washington has walked 557 times this year and they have struck out on 1,240 occasions. They have had 1,069 men left on base and have an OPS of .792. They have scored 5.33 runs per game and totaled 826 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals (-164)
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