Washington Nationals at San Diego Padres MLB Betting Tips 6/8/2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Max Scherzer vs. Eric Lauer
Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals (28-34, 4th in NL East) are headed to Petco Park on Saturday where they'll meet the San Diego Padres (32-31, 3rd in NL West). The Nationals open this game at -138 while the Padres are priced at +128. The O/U has been set at 7.
The Nationals have been hot and cold for baseball bettors, having gone 28-34-0 SU. The Padres are covering 50.8% of the time, going 32-31-0 straight up. The Nationals have been hot and cold for baseball bettors as favorites, going 17-20-0 SU. The Padres are covering 48.4% of the time as the underdog, having gone 15-16-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a terrible Under play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 32-26-4.
The Nationals are covering 40.6% of the time as the visitor, having gone 13-19-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres are covering 48.6% of the time at Petco Park, going 17-18-0 SU.
The Padres have been a solid Over play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 31-28-4.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
6/6/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/6/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
6/4/2019 Trevor Rosenthal RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
6/4/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
6/4/2019 Rafael Bautista RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/29/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/9/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
6/6/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
6/6/2019 Jose Pirela LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
6/5/2019 Travis Jankowski CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/5/2019 Matt Strahm SP Ribs Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/2/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/1/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
5/29/2019 Dinelson Lamet SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/28/2019 Jose Castillo RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
5/27/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
2/19/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 28-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Max Scherzer has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 3.06 and a WHIP of 1.13 this season. He has 117 strikeouts over his 85.1 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.57 and they have given up 211 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .277 against the bullpen and they've struck out 198 hitters and walked 85 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 536 base hits and 288 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 208 batters and struck out 603. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.05.
As a team Washington is hitting .249, good for 18th in the league. The Nationals hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Anthony Rendon is hitting .324 with an on-base percentage of .433. He has 56 hits this season in 173 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .647 and an OPS+ of 174. Adam Eaton is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 233 at bats. His OPS+ is 86 while his slugging percentage is at .369. The Nationals have 523 hits, including 106 doubles and 80 home runs. Washington has walked 210 times so far this season and they have struck out 564 times as a unit. They have left 427 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 297 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 32-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.18, Eric Lauer has a 5-4 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 52 strikeouts over the 64.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 62 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.39 and they have given up 207 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 254 batters and walked 72 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 515 base knocks and 261 earned runs this season. They have given up 88 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 156 hitters and struck out 562 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 4.16.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 26th in the league. The Padres hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .332. He has 67 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 237 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 108. Manny Machado is hitting .246 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 56 hits in 228 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Padres as a unit have 478 base hits, including 85 doubles and 95 homers. San Diego has walked 175 times this year and they have struck out on 614 occasions. They have had 358 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.06 runs per game and totaled 256 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -138
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