Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves MLB Parlay 7/20/2019
Saturday, July 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Anibal Sanchez vs. Mike Soroka
Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals (51-44, 2nd in NL East) travel to SunTrust Park on Saturday where they'll take on the Atlanta Braves (58-40, 1st in NL East). The Braves open this matchup at -155 while the Nationals are coming in at +145. The over/under is set at 10.5.
The Nationals have been a good bet for baseball wagerers, having gone 51-44-0 SU. The Braves are covering 59.2% of the time, going 58-40-0 straight up. The Braves have been bad for Las Vegas oddsmakers as favorites, going 45-21-0 SU. The Nationals are covering 41.4% of the time as an underdog, having gone 12-17-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a dicey Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 44-45-6.
The Nationals are covering 51.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 25-24-0 straight up.
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Braves are covering 58.3% of the time at SunTrust Park, going 28-20-0 SU.
The Braves have been an inconsistent Under choice for O/U bettors, having gone 50-43-5.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
7/18/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/18/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/17/2019 Max Scherzer SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/17/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
6/25/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/13/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
7/17/2019 Kevin Gausman SP Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/16/2019 Max Fried SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/15/2019 Jacob Webb RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/12/2019 Grant Dayton RP Toe Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/2/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/1/2019 Jacob Lindgren RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 51-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 3.71 and a WHIP of 1.33 this season. He has 77 strikeouts over his 89.2 innings pitched and he's given up 84 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.97 and they have given up 300 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 283 hitters and walked 123 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 788 base hits and 398 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 288 batters and struck out 886. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 3.97.
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As a team Washington is hitting .254, good for 15th in the league. The Nationals hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Anthony Rendon is hitting .311 with an on-base percentage of .395. He has 93 hits this season in 299 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .609 and an OPS+ of 151. Adam Eaton is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 344 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .387. The Nationals have 806 hits, including 157 doubles and 128 home runs. Washington has walked 313 times so far this season and they have struck out 788 times as a unit. They have left 643 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 461 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 58-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.24, Mike Soroka has a 10-1 record and a 1.05 WHIP. He has 82 strikeouts over the 96.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 79 hits. He's allowing 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 337 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 381 batters and walked 172 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 842 base knocks and 406 earned runs this season. They have given up 122 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 358 hitters and struck out 829 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.53.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 9th in the league. The Braves hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Freddie Freeman comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .385. He has 112 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 377 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .573 with an OPS+ of 141. Ronald Acuna Jr is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .370. He has collected 111 hits in 387 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .501. The Braves as a unit have 874 base hits, including 169 doubles and 152 homers. Atlanta has walked 349 times this year and they have struck out on 840 occasions. They have had 675 men left on base and have an OPS of .792. They have scored 5.32 runs per game and totaled 516 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals +145 and under 10.5 runs
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