Washington Nationals at Detroit Tigers MLB Betting Tips 6/28/2019
Friday, June 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Anibal Sanchez vs. Daniel Norris
Nicholas Castellanos and the Detroit Tigers (26-49, 4th in AL Central) play the Washington Nationals (39-40, 3rd in NL East) at Comerica Park on Friday, June 28, 2019. The Tigers open this contest at +144 while the Nationals are priced at -154. The O/U opens at 10.
The Nationals have been a dicey choice for baseball wagerers, having gone 39-40-0 SU. The Tigers cover 34.7% of the time, going 26-49-0 straight up. The Nationals have been a decent choice for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 28-23-0 SU. Detroit has went 19-41-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 31.7% of the time.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a solid Over play for O/U bettors, having gone 40-33-6.
Washington covers 46.2% of the time as the away team, having gone 18-21-0 straight up.
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers cover 29.7% of the time at Comerica Park, going 11-26-0 SU.
The Tigers have been a pretty good Under play for O/U bettors, having gone 32-38-5.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
6/25/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/24/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/21/2019 Rafael Bautista RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 27
6/16/2019 Kyle Barraclough RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/13/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 17
6/13/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 3
6/13/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
6/25/2019 Grayson Greiner C Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/19/2019 Jordy Mercer SS Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
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 39-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 4.02 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 65 strikeouts over his 71.2 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.36 and they have given up 255 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the bullpen and they've struck out 240 hitters and walked 106 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 4.62. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 667 base hits and 358 earned runs. They have allowed 98 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 253 batters and struck out 746. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.13.
As a team Washington is hitting .253, good for 15th in the league. The Nationals hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Adam Eaton is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 79 hits this season in 288 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .385 and an OPS+ of 93. Anthony Rendon is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .402. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 240 at bats. His OPS+ is 158 while his slugging percentage is at .625. The Nationals have 675 hits, including 125 doubles and 109 home runs. Washington has walked 259 times so far this season and they have struck out 685 times as a unit. They have left 525 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 5.01 runs per contest and have scored a total of 396 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 26-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.69, Daniel Norris has a 2-6 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 66 strikeouts over the 80.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 93 hits. He's allowing 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.14 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 236 batters and walked 125 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 706 base knocks and 367 earned runs this season. They have given up 115 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 249 hitters and struck out 608 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.86.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 29th in the league. The Tigers hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Nicholas Castellanos comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .335. He has 79 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 289 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .453 with an OPS+ of 105. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 74 hits in 253 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .383. The Tigers as a unit have 586 base hits, including 142 doubles and 66 homers. Detroit has walked 206 times this year and they have struck out on 738 occasions. They have had 503 men left on base and have an OPS of .667. They have scored 3.47 runs per game and totaled 264 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -154
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