San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals Baseball Betting Tips 4/18/2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Pomeranz vs. Patrick Corbin
The San Francisco Giants visit Nationals Park on Thursday, April 18, 2019 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Drew Pomeranz for the Giants and Patrick Corbin for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +192 and Washington at -207. The Giants have a 6-10-2 over/under record and a 8-10-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 6-9-0 against the run line and have a 10-5-0 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 6-10-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 8-10-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 10-5-0 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 6-9-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
03/28/19 P Johnny Cueto Elbow is out for season
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/02/19 SS Trea Turner Finger 10-day IL (04/03)
03/25/19 P Koda Glover Elbow is out indefinitely
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 8-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 16 strikeouts over his 14 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.94 and they have given up 50 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the bullpen and they've struck out 62 hitters and walked 14 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 2.77. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 134 base hits and 51 earned runs. They have allowed 17 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 45 batters and struck out 159. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.08 and their FIP as a unit is 3.46.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .204, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .329 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .263, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 6.8 hits per game. Steven Duggar is hitting .236 with an on-base percentage of .260. He has 17 hits this season in 72 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .375 and an OPS+ of 66. Brandon Belt is hitting .237 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 14 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 59 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .525. The Giants have 122 hits, including 32 doubles and 13 home runs. San Francisco has walked 40 times so far this season and they have struck out 165 times as a unit. They have left 105 men on base and have a team OPS of .591. They score 3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 54 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 7-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.84, Patrick Corbin has a 0-0 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 24 strikeouts over the 19 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 17 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.83 and they have given up 56 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .304 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 44 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 140 base knocks and 77 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 50 hitters and struck out 148 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.21.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 11th in the league. The Nationals hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Juan Soto comes into this matchup batting .236 with an OBP of .364. He has 13 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 55 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .418 with an OPS+ of 99. Anthony Rendon is hitting .397 this season and he has an OBP of .463. He has collected 23 hits in 58 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 222 and a slugging percentage of .845. The Nationals as a unit have 134 base hits, including 30 doubles and 22 homers. Washington has walked 57 times this year and they have struck out on 146 occasions. They have had 100 men left on base and have an OPS of .787. They have scored 5.73 runs per game and totaled 86 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals -207
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