St. Louis Cardinals at Washington Nationals Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 4/30/2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Wainwright vs. Anibal Sanchez
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Nationals Park on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Adam Wainwright for the Cardinals and Anibal Sanchez for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -109 and Washington at -101. The Cardinals have a 15-9-3 over/under record and a 18-9-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 10-16-0 against the run line and have a 16-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 15-9-3 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 18-9-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 16-9-1 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 10-16-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
04/22/19 P Michael Wacha Knee 10-day IL (04/19)
04/17/19 P Mike Mayers Shoulder 10-day IL (04/16)
03/27/19 P Brett Cecil Arm 60-day IL (03/28)
03/27/19 P Carlos Martinez Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 RF Justin Williams Hand 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Luke Gregerson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/28/19 3B Anthony Rendon Elbow is questionable Monday vs St. Louis Cardinals
04/28/19 1B Ryan Zimmerman Plantar Fasciitis 10-day IL (04/28)
04/27/19 P Koda Glover Elbow 60-day IL
04/26/19 P Trevor Rosenthal Infection 10-day IL (04/26)
04/20/19 P Austen Williams Undisclosed 10-day IL (04/20)
04/02/19 SS Trea Turner Finger 10-day IL (04/03)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 17-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Wainwright has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 3.96 and a WHIP of 1.36 this season. He has 22 strikeouts over his 25 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 66 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .185 against the bullpen and they've struck out 117 hitters and walked 50 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 211 base hits and 116 earned runs. They have allowed 51 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 103 batters and struck out 244. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 5.30.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .269, good for 3rd in the league. The Cardinals hold a .460 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .349, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Paul DeJong is hitting .342 with an on-base percentage of .392. He has 38 hits this season in 111 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .604 and an OPS+ of 161. Kolten Wong is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .398. He has totaled 23 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 87 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .471. The Cardinals have 246 hits, including 51 doubles and 39 home runs. St. Louis has walked 102 times so far this season and they have struck out 225 times as a unit. They have left 195 men on base and have a team OPS of .809. They score 5.52 runs per contest and have scored a total of 149 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 12-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.00, Anibal Sanchez has a 0-3 record and a 1.78 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 27 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 32 hits. He's allowing 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.57 and they have given up 83 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 81 batters and walked 40 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.98. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 229 base knocks and 129 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 87 hitters and struck out 255 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Nationals hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Anthony Rendon comes into this matchup batting .356 with an OBP of .442. He has 26 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 73 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .740 with an OPS+ of 198. Adam Eaton is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 31 hits in 105 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .381. The Nationals as a unit have 231 base hits, including 47 doubles and 41 homers. Washington has walked 95 times this year and they have struck out on 266 occasions. They have had 181 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.31 runs per game and totaled 138 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -101
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