Washington Nationals at New York Mets MLB Parlay 8/9/2019
Friday, August 9, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Stephen Strasburg vs. Marcus Stroman
Citi Field is the venue where Pete Alonso and the New York Mets (59-56, 4th in NL East) will take on the Washington Nationals (61-53, 2nd in NL East) on Friday.
The Nationals have been hot and cold for oddsmakers, having gone 61-53-0 SU. New York is covering 51.3% of the time, going 59-56-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a decent Under play for O/U bettors, having gone 51-57-6.
Washington is covering 51.7% of the time as a visitor, having gone 30-28-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets are covering 61.5% of the time at Citi Field, going 32-20-0 SU.
The Mets have been a rough Under play for O/U bettors, having gone 57-46-12.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
8/7/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/7/2019 Anthony Rendon 3B Toe Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
8/7/2019 Max Scherzer SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
8/4/2019 Roenis Elias RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
8/4/2019 Howie Kendrick 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
8/2/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/31/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
7/31/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
7/25/2019 Austin Voth SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
7/22/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
Key New York Mets Injuries
8/5/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 29
8/4/2019 Jacob Rhame RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/2/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Calf Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/2/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
7/31/2019 Dominic Smith LF Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 61-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has a 14-5 record with an earned run average of 3.72 and a WHIP of 1.08 this season. He has 175 strikeouts over his 145.1 innings pitched and he's given up 121 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.00 and they have given up 369 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen and they've struck out 352 hitters and walked 157 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 955 base hits and 492 earned runs. They have allowed 130 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 358 batters and struck out 1,059. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.01.
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As a team Washington is hitting .256, good for 10th in the league. The Nationals hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Adam Eaton is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 115 hits this season in 417 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .396 and an OPS+ of 94. Anthony Rendon is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .401. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 87 men in 371 at bats. His OPS+ is 152 while his slugging percentage is at .601. The Nationals have 978 hits, including 190 doubles and 152 home runs. Washington has walked 398 times so far this season and they have struck out 928 times as a unit. They have left 787 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 4.99 runs per contest and have scored a total of 564 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 59-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.07, Marcus Stroman has a 6-11 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 102 strikeouts over the 129 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 125 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.09 and they have given up 377 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 383 batters and walked 177 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 997 base knocks and 503 earned runs this season. They have given up 144 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 372 hitters and struck out 1,051 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 16th in the league. The Mets hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .365. He has 106 hits this year along with 81 RBI in 408 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .591 with an OPS+ of 152. Amed Rosario is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 118 hits in 420 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .445. The Mets as a unit have 1,003 base hits, including 195 doubles and 166 homers. New York has walked 367 times this year and they have struck out on 1,004 occasions. They have had 795 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 547 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mets and under the total runs
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