Washington Nationals at Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Betting Tips 5/6/2019
Monday, May 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Max Scherzer vs. Jhoulys Chacin
The Washington Nationals visit Miller Park on Monday, May 6, 2019 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Max Scherzer for the Nationals and Jhoulys Chacin for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Washington at -125 and Milwaukee at +115. The Nationals have a 18-13-1 over/under record and a 12-20-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 17-18-0 against the run line and have a 14-20-1 over/under record.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 18-13-1 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 12-20-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 14-20-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 17-18-0 against the run line
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
05/04/19 LF Juan Soto Back 10-day IL (05/01)
04/30/19 3B Anthony Rendon Elbow 10-day IL (04/27)
04/28/19 1B Ryan Zimmerman Plantar Fasciitis 10-day IL (04/28)
04/27/19 P Koda Glover Elbow 60-day IL
04/26/19 P Trevor Rosenthal Infection 10-day IL (04/26)
04/20/19 P Austen Williams Undisclosed 10-day IL (04/20)
04/02/19 SS Trea Turner Finger 10-day IL (04/03)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
05/04/19 RF Christian Yelich Back is questionable Sunday vs New York Mets
05/01/19 P Chase Anderson Finger 10-day IL (05/01)
04/11/19 P Corey Knebel Elbow 60-day IL (04/11); is out for season
03/27/19 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/27)
03/25/19 P Bobby Wahl ACL 60-day IL (04/05); is out for season
03/25/19 P Brent Suter Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 14-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Scherzer has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 4.08 and a WHIP of 1.17 this season. He has 62 strikeouts over his 46.1 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.18 and they have given up 102 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 101 hitters and walked 47 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 283 base hits and 156 earned runs. They have allowed 37 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 107 batters and struck out 319. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 3.84.
As a team Washington is hitting .250, good for 13th in the league. The Nationals hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Howie Kendrick is hitting .338 with an on-base percentage of .400. He has 23 hits this season in 68 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .559 and an OPS+ of 147. Adam Eaton is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 38 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 130 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .400. The Nationals have 275 hits, including 49 doubles and 47 home runs. Washington has walked 111 times so far this season and they have struck out 321 times as a unit. They have left 224 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 158 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 19-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.24, Jhoulys Chacin has a 3-3 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 26 strikeouts over the 34.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 27 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.49 and they have given up 122 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 156 batters and walked 65 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 305 base knocks and 171 earned runs this season. They have given up 56 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 136 hitters and struck out 321 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.78.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 18th in the league. The Brewers hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .261 with an OBP of .316. He has 37 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 142 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .408 with an OPS+ of 89. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 28 hits in 106 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .453. The Brewers as a unit have 290 base hits, including 47 doubles and 61 homers. Milwaukee has walked 126 times this year and they have struck out on 336 occasions. They have had 228 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 169 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers +115
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