Washington Nationals at Detroit Tigers Baseball Betting Tips 6/30/2019
Sunday, June 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Max Scherzer vs. Jordan Zimmermann
Nicholas Castellanos and the Detroit Tigers (26-51, 5th in AL Central) play the Washington Nationals (41-40, 3rd in NL East) at Comerica Park on Sunday, June 30, 2019. The Tigers open this contest at +268 while the Nationals are priced at -300. The total has been set at 8.5.
The Nationals have been decent for MLB wagerers, having gone 41-40-0 SU. The Tigers cover 33.8% of the time, going 26-51-0 straight up. The Nationals have been a great option for bettors as favorites, going 30-23-0 SU. Detroit covers 30.6% of the time as the underdog, having gone 19-43-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a good Over bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 41-34-6.
The Nationals cover 48.8% of the time on the road, having gone 20-21-0 straight up.
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
Detroit covers 28.2% of the time at Comerica Park, going 11-28-0 SU.
The Tigers have been an excellent Under bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 32-40-5.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
6/27/2019 Kyle Barraclough RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/27/2019 Rafael Bautista RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/25/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/13/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
6/13/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 17
6/13/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
6/28/2019 Jordy Mercer SS Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/28/2019 JaCoby Jones CF Foot Probable for Jun 29
6/28/2019 Spencer Turnbull SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/28/2019 Daniel Norris SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
6/25/2019 Grayson Greiner C Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/14/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/9/2019 Josh Harrison 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
4/30/2019 Matt Moore SP Knee Out for the season
3/23/2019 Michael Fulmer SP Elbow Out for the season
10/25/2019 Artie Lewicki RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 41-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Scherzer has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 2.52 and a WHIP of 1.03 this season. He has 156 strikeouts over his 114.1 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.27 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 246 hitters and walked 109 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 681 base hits and 364 earned runs. They have allowed 99 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 257 batters and struck out 764. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
As a team Washington is hitting .253, good for 14th in the league. The Nationals hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Adam Eaton is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 81 hits this season in 296 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .382 and an OPS+ of 92. Anthony Rendon is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .393. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 248 at bats. His OPS+ is 151 while his slugging percentage is at .605. The Nationals have 692 hits, including 131 doubles and 114 home runs. Washington has walked 263 times so far this season and they have struck out 695 times as a unit. They have left 535 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 5.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 407 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 26-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.95, Jordan Zimmermann has a 0-5 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 27 strikeouts over the 39.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 44 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.04 and they have given up 293 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 249 batters and walked 129 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 718 base knocks and 373 earned runs this season. They have given up 118 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 255 hitters and struck out 627 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.84.Related: Fixed Games - Point Shaving - NBA Refs - NFL fixed Games - Matt Holt and Tony George talk about it all in this video
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 29th in the league. The Tigers hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Nicholas Castellanos comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .336. He has 82 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 297 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .461 with an OPS+ of 109. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 76 hits in 258 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .384. The Tigers as a unit have 601 base hits, including 146 doubles and 67 homers. Detroit has walked 210 times this year and they have struck out on 756 occasions. They have had 520 men left on base and have an OPS of .665. They have scored 3.41 runs per game and totaled 266 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +268
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