Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Betting Tips 7/14/2019
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Anibal Sanchez vs. Jake Arrieta
Citizens Bank Park is the site where Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies (47-44, 3rd in NL East) will play the Washington Nationals (48-42, 2nd in NL East) on Sunday. The Nationals open this game at +100 while the Phillies are priced at -110. The total has been set at 10.
The Nationals have been pretty good for MLB bettors, having gone 48-42-0 SU. The Phillies are covering 51.6% of the time, going 47-44-0 straight up. The Phillies have been very good for wagerers as a favorite, going 36-25-0 SU. The Nationals are covering 39.3% of the time as the underdog, having gone 11-17-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a good Over play for over/under bettors, having gone 43-41-6.
The Nationals are covering 50.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 22-22-0 straight up.
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
Philadelphia is covering 60.0% of the time at Citizens Bank Park, going 27-18-0 SU.
The Phillies have been a pretty good Under play for over/under bettors, having gone 43-45-3.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
7/12/2019 Rafael Bautista RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
7/12/2019 Max Scherzer SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 16
7/12/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 18
7/8/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 16
6/25/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/13/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
6/13/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 17
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
7/12/2019 Pat Neshek RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
7/4/2019 Juan Nicasio RP Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 14
6/30/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/24/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
6/22/2019 Jerad Eickhoff SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/14/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/4/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 48-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 3.66 and a WHIP of 1.33 this season. He has 75 strikeouts over his 83.2 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.02 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the bullpen and they've struck out 267 hitters and walked 118 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 756 base hits and 384 earned runs. They have allowed 101 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 278 batters and struck out 859. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.91.
As a team Washington is hitting .254, good for 14th in the league. The Nationals hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Adam Eaton is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 93 hits this season in 328 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .387 and an OPS+ of 95. Anthony Rendon is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .389. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 283 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .608. The Nationals have 773 hits, including 149 doubles and 125 home runs. Washington has walked 299 times so far this season and they have struck out 754 times as a unit. They have left 612 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 4.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 444 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 47-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.67, Jake Arrieta has a 8-7 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 85 strikeouts over the 108 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 118 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 312 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 302 batters and walked 126 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 829 base knocks and 416 earned runs this season. They have given up 153 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 301 hitters and struck out 755 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 5.04.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 .246, good for 19th in the league. The Phillies hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Rhys Hoskins comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .402. He has 83 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 317 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .527 with an OPS+ of 140. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .338. He has collected 96 hits in 337 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .418. The Phillies as a unit have 761 base hits, including 172 doubles and 115 homers. Philadelphia has walked 336 times this year and they have struck out on 785 occasions. They have had 635 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.86 runs per game and totaled 442 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies -110
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