Washington Nationals at San Diego Padres MLB Betting Tips 6/9/2019
Sunday, June 9, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Stephen Strasburg vs. Chris Paddack
Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (33-31, 3rd in NL West) play the Washington Nationals (28-35, 4th in NL East) at Petco Park on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The Padres open this matchup at -109 while the Nationals are coming in at -101. The O/U has been set at 7.5.
The Nationals have been very good for Las Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers, having gone 28-35-0 SU. The Padres are covering 51.6% of the time, going 33-31-0 straight up. The Padres have been a solid pick for baseball wagerers as a favorite, going 18-15-0 SU. Washington covers 42.3% of the time as an underdog, having gone 11-15-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been an awful Under option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 32-26-5.
The Nationals are covering 39.4% of the time on the road, having gone 13-20-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego covers 50.0% of the time at Petco Park, going 18-18-0 SU.
The Padres have been a solid Over option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 31-28-5.
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 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
6/4/2019 Trevor Rosenthal RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
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
6/7/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
6/7/2019 Jose Pirela LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
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 28-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 3.54 and a WHIP of 1.02 this season. He has 104 strikeouts over his 84 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.57 and they have given up 214 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .278 against the bullpen and they've struck out 202 hitters and walked 86 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 544 base hits and 293 earned runs. They have allowed 76 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 209 batters and struck out 612. 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 4.03.
As a team Washington is hitting .250, good for 16th in the league. The Nationals hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Adam Eaton is hitting .262 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 62 hits this season in 237 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .376 and an OPS+ of 87. Anthony Rendon is hitting .322 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .429. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 177 at bats. His OPS+ is 171 while his slugging percentage is at .638. The Nationals have 533 hits, including 108 doubles and 80 home runs. Washington has walked 210 times so far this season and they have struck out 570 times as a unit. They have left 432 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 301 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 33-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.97, Chris Paddack has a 4-4 record and a 0.89 WHIP. He has 66 strikeouts over the 60.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 42 hits. He's allowing 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 214 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 257 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 525 base knocks and 265 earned runs this season. They have given up 88 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 156 hitters and struck out 568 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 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 26th in the league. The Padres hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .241 with an OBP of .328. He has 56 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 232 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .405 with an OPS+ of 97. Eric Hosmer is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .331. He has collected 68 hits in 241 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .452. The Padres as a unit have 486 base hits, including 85 doubles and 96 homers. San Diego has walked 176 times this year and they have struck out on 623 occasions. They have had 361 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.08 runs per game and totaled 261 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals -101
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