Washington Nationals at Cincinnati Reds Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 6/1/2019
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Erick Fedde vs. Tanner Roark
Great American Ball Park is the site where Jose Iglesias and the Cincinnati Reds (26-30, 5th in NL Central) will take on the Washington Nationals (24-32, 4th in NL East) on Saturday. The odds on this game have the Nationals priced at +105 and the Reds are at -115. The O/U has been set at 9.5.
The Nationals have been a lousy choice for baseball bettors, having gone 24-32-0 SU. Cincinnati is covering 46.4% of the time, going 26-30-0 straight up. The Reds have been a great bet for MLB bettors as the favorite, going 15-9-0 SU. The Nationals cover 43.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 10-13-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a very good Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 29-23-4.
The Nationals cover 39.3% of the time as the visitor, having gone 11-17-0 straight up.
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds cover 52.0% of the time at Great American Ball Park, going 13-12-0 SU.
The Reds have been a bad Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 22-32-2.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
5/30/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/30/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/29/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/28/2019 Trevor Rosenthal RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/25/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 6
5/22/2019 Rafael Bautista RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/9/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
5/29/2019 Eugenio Suarez 3B Hand Probable for May 31
5/29/2019 Joey Votto 1B Hamstring Probable for May 31
5/28/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 7
5/26/2019 Scooter Gennett 2B Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/21/2019 Alex Blandino SS Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/21/2019 Zach Duke RP Calf Expected to be out until at least May 31
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 24-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Erick Fedde has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 2.18 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 20.2 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.23 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .285 against the bullpen and they've struck out 176 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.9 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 4.86. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 485 base hits and 266 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 190 batters and struck out 542. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
As a team Washington is hitting .251, good for 15th in the league. The Nationals hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Adam Eaton is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 59 hits this season in 218 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .385 and an OPS+ of 91. Anthony Rendon is hitting .320 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .423. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 153 at bats. His OPS+ is 174 while his slugging percentage is at .660. The Nationals have 477 hits, including 93 doubles and 71 home runs. Washington has walked 188 times so far this season and they have struck out 513 times as a unit. They have left 390 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 266 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 26-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.20, Tanner Roark has a 4-3 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 59 strikeouts over the 56.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 56 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 177 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 218 batters and walked 72 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 443 base knocks and 206 earned runs this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 181 hitters and struck out 546 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.71.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 24th in the league. The Reds hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Jose Iglesias comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .339. He has 55 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 180 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .444 with an OPS+ of 101. Joey Votto is hitting .242 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 45 hits in 186 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 84 and a slugging percentage of .366. The Reds as a unit have 437 base hits, including 73 doubles and 82 homers. Cincinnati has walked 172 times this year and they have struck out on 493 occasions. They have had 340 men left on base and have an OPS of .715. They have scored 4.45 runs per game and totaled 249 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds -115
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