Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins Baseball Betting Tips 9/22/2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Austin Voth vs. Pablo Lopez
Miguel Rojas and the Miami Marlins (53-100, 5th in NL East) host the Washington Nationals (84-68, 2nd in NL East) at Marlins Park on Sunday, September 22, 2019. The Marlins open this contest at +185 while the Nationals are priced at -200. The over/under has been set at 9.
The Nationals have been a strong play for MLB bettors, having gone 84-68-0 SU. Miami is covering 34.6% of the time, going 53-100-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a good Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 70-73-9.
Washington is covering 53.2% of the time as a visitor, having gone 42-37-0 straight up.
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
Miami is covering 36.7% of the time at Marlins Park, going 29-50-0 SU.
The Marlins have been a good Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 74-70-9.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
9/20/2019 Matt Adams 1B Shoulder Probable for Sep 21
9/20/2019 Kurt Suzuki C Elbow Probable for Sep 21
9/18/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Out for the season
9/14/2019 Joe Ross RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/7/2019 Roenis Elias RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/4/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/30/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Out for the season
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
9/20/2019 Garrett Cooper 1B Knee Probable for Sep 21
9/20/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Sep 23
9/20/2019 Austin Brice RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/20/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Out for the season
9/18/2019 Jordan Yamamoto SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/14/2019 JT Riddle CF Forearm Out for the season
9/9/2019 Cesar Puello CF Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/3/2019 Brian Anderson 3B Finger Out for the season
8/8/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 84-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Austin Voth has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.58 and a WHIP of 1.16 this season. He has 36 strikeouts over his 32.2 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.81 and they have given up 500 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 472 hitters and walked 210 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 1,278 base hits and 650 earned runs. They have allowed 190 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 491 batters and struck out 1,415. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
As a team Washington is hitting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Nationals hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Anthony Rendon is hitting .328 with an on-base percentage of .411. He has 171 hits this season in 522 at bats with 119 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .617 and an OPS+ of 156. Juan Soto is hitting .290 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .401. He has totaled 150 hits and he has driven in 106 men in 517 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .565. The Nationals have 1,361 hits, including 277 doubles and 218 home runs. Washington has walked 535 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,218 times as a unit. They have left 1,039 men on base and have a team OPS of .792. They score 5.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 806 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 53-100 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.94, Pablo Lopez has a 5-8 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 91 strikeouts over the 102 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 97 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.07 and they have given up 499 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 525 batters and walked 246 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,249 base knocks and 715 earned runs this season. They have given up 227 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 570 hitters and struck out 1,298 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.92.Related: Gambling 101 - MLB Betting Tips - Tony George of Doc's Sports
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 25th in the league. The Marlins hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Miguel Rojas comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .331. He has 127 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 451 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .379 with an OPS+ of 90. Starlin Castro is hitting .271 this season and he has an OBP of .301. He has collected 163 hits in 601 at bats while driving in 80 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .433. The Marlins as a unit have 1,248 base hits, including 247 doubles and 133 homers. Miami has walked 377 times this year and they have struck out on 1,381 occasions. They have had 981 men left on base and have an OPS of .671. They have scored 3.76 runs per game and totaled 576 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins (+185)
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