Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants Baseball Betting Tips 8/7/2019
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Joe Ross vs. Shaun Anderson
Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants (56-57, 3rd in NL West) play the Washington Nationals (59-53, 3rd in NL East) at Oracle Park on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.
The Nationals have been less than ideal for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 59-53-0 SU. The Giants cover 49.6% of the time, going 56-57-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a pretty good Under play for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 51-55-6.
The Nationals cover 50.0% of the time on the road, having gone 28-28-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco covers 46.3% of the time at Oracle Park, going 25-29-0 SU.
The Giants have been a less than ideal Under play for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 56-51-6.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
8/4/2019 Howie Kendrick 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
8/4/2019 Roenis Elias RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
8/4/2019 Max Scherzer SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
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 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
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 San Francisco Giants Injuries
8/6/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
8/2/2019 Alex Dickerson LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 59-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joe Ross has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 8.10 and a WHIP of 1.93 this season. He has 28 strikeouts over his 30 innings pitched and he's given up 40 hits. He's allowed 12 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.05 and they have given up 362 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen and they've struck out 342 hitters and walked 157 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.45. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 947 base hits and 490 earned runs. They have allowed 130 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 357 batters and struck out 1,052. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team Washington is hitting .256, good for 10th in the league. The Nationals hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, 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 .317 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .402. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 86 men in 369 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .604. The Nationals have 970 hits, including 189 doubles and 150 home runs. Washington has walked 395 times so far this season and they have struck out 923 times as a unit. They have left 783 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 4.99 runs per contest and have scored a total of 559 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 56-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.08, Shaun Anderson has a 3-3 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 79.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 93 hits. He's allowing 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 379 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 437 batters and walked 147 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 996 base knocks and 499 earned runs this season. They have given up 159 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 352 hitters and struck out 977 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.50.Related: Robert Ferringo teaches you 4 reasons you should be betting NFL Preseason on this exclusive YouTube Video - Here
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 27th in the league. The Giants hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .235 with an OBP of .350. He has 87 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 370 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .395 with an OPS+ of 100. Kevin Pillar is hitting .240 this season and he has an OBP of .266. He has collected 101 hits in 421 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 75 and a slugging percentage of .401. The Giants as a unit have 920 base hits, including 222 doubles and 118 homers. San Francisco has walked 343 times this year and they have struck out on 988 occasions. They have had 725 men left on base and have an OPS of .700. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 484 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants
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