Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves Baseball Betting Tips 9/6/2019
Friday, September 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Dallas Keuchel
Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves (86-54, 1st in NL East) play the Washington Nationals (78-60, 2nd in NL East) at SunTrust Park on Friday, September 6, 2019. The Braves open this matchup at -105 while the Nationals are priced at -115. The total opens at 9.5.
The Nationals have been a very good pick for baseball bettors, having gone 78-60-0 SU. Atlanta covers 61.4% of the time, going 86-54-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been an inconsistent Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 66-64-8.
Washington covers 54.4% of the time as a visitor, having gone 37-31-0 straight up.
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
Atlanta covers 62.0% of the time at SunTrust Park, going 44-27-0 SU.
The Braves have been an inconsistent Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 67-66-7.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
9/4/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/4/2019 Adam Eaton RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/30/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/29/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
9/3/2019 Austin Riley LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
9/3/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
8/24/2019 Grant Dayton RP Toe Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/19/2019 Jacob Webb RP Elbow Out for the season
8/17/2019 Ender Inciarte CF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
7/27/2019 Nick Markakis RF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 78-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 11-6 record with an earned run average of 3.19 and a WHIP of 1.12 this season. He has 201 strikeouts over his 174.2 innings pitched and he's given up 142 hits. He's allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.76 and they have given up 453 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 429 hitters and walked 185 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 1,167 base hits and 594 earned runs. They have allowed 172 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 435 batters and struck out 1,282. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.14.
As a team Washington is hitting .265, good for 7th in the league. The Nationals hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Anthony Rendon is hitting .338 with an on-base percentage of .417. He has 160 hits this season in 473 at bats with 114 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .636 and an OPS+ of 161. Juan Soto is hitting .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .406. He has totaled 141 hits and he has driven in 98 men in 472 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .581. The Nationals have 1,250 hits, including 255 doubles and 199 home runs. Washington has walked 491 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,119 times as a unit. They have left 959 men on base and have a team OPS of .797. They score 5.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 747 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 86-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.72, Dallas Keuchel has a 6-5 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 70 strikeouts over the 84.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 85 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 487 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 511 batters and walked 222 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,246 base knocks and 590 earned runs this season. They have given up 173 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 495 hitters and struck out 1,201 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.42.Related: Jay Kornegay - Westgate Superbook Football Super Contest - Over 28 Million in Winnings Paid
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .393. He has 161 hits this year along with 114 RBI in 536 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .578 with an OPS+ of 142. Ronald Acuna Jr is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 159 hits in 564 at bats while driving in 92 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .514. The Braves as a unit have 1,255 base hits, including 244 doubles and 218 homers. Atlanta has walked 523 times this year and they have struck out on 1,247 occasions. They have had 980 men left on base and have an OPS of .794. They have scored 5.39 runs per game and totaled 754 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Braves (-105)
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