Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Playoff Parlay 10/3/2019
Thursday, October 3, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Clayton Kershaw
Juan Soto and the Washington Nationals (93-69, 2nd in NL East) travel to Dodger Stadium on Thursday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56, 1st in NL West) in Game 1 of the NLDS. The Nationals open this contest at +148 while the Dodgers are priced at -180. The over/under opens at 7.5.
The Nationals have been strong for baseball wagerers, having gone 94-69-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 65.4% of the time, going 106-56-0 straight up.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a dicey Under option for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 75-77-11.
The Nationals are covering 53.1% of the time away from home, having gone 43-38-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles is covering 72.8% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 59-22-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a dicey Under option for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 77-77-8.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
9/18/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Feb 1, 2020
9/4/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Feb 1, 2020
8/30/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Feb 1, 2020
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
9/17/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Oct 11
9/12/2019 Scott Alexander RP Hand Expected to be out until at least Feb 1, 2020
9/3/2019 Tyler White 1B Lat Expected to be out until at least Feb 1, 2020
8/29/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Mar 1, 2020
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 93-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 14-7 record with an earned run average of 3.25 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 238 strikeouts over his 202 innings pitched and he's given up 169 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.68 and they have given up 520 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 501 hitters and walked 219 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 1,340 base hits and 683 earned runs. They have allowed 202 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 517 batters and struck out 1,511. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.14.
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As a team Washington is hitting .265, good for 5th in the league. The Nationals hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Juan Soto is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .401. He has 153 hits this season in 542 at bats with 110 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .548 and an OPS+ of 138. Anthony Rendon is hitting .319 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .412. He has totaled 174 hits and he has driven in 126 men in 545 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .598. The Nationals have 1,460 hits, including 298 doubles and 231 home runs. Washington has walked 584 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,308 times as a unit. They have left 1,114 men on base and have a team OPS of .796. They score 5.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 873 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 106-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.03, Clayton Kershaw has a 16-5 record and a 1.04 WHIP. He has 189 strikeouts over the 178.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 145 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 453 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 581 batters and walked 186 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.37. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,201 base knocks and 541 earned runs this season. They have given up 185 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 392 hitters and struck out 1,519 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.10 while their FIP as a staff is 3.73.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .472 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Max Muncy comes into this matchup batting .251 with an OBP of .374. He has 122 hits this year along with 98 RBI in 487 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .515 with an OPS+ of 133. Cody Bellinger is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .406. He has collected 170 hits in 558 at bats while driving in 115 runs. He has an OPS+ of 169 and a slugging percentage of .629. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,414 base hits, including 302 doubles and 279 homers. Los Angeles has walked 607 times this year and they have struck out on 1,356 occasions. They have had 1,124 men left on base and have an OPS of .810. They have scored 5.47 runs per game and totaled 886 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals and over the total runs
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