Baltimore Orioles vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 5/23/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Washington Nationals
Date: Sunday, May 23, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Patrick Corbin and the Washington Nationals (17-23, 5th in NL East) host the Baltimore Orioles (17-26, 5th in AL East) at Nationals Park on Sunday.
As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are notching 3.9 runs per outing, which has them at 24th in the league. They have racked up 168 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .297. The Orioles have compiled 68 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 43 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 161 RBI's in addition to 330 hits on the campaign, and their team batting average is at .231. Baltimore has a slugging percentage of .375 and have been called out on strikes 367 times, while drawing a walk on 127 occasions.
The Orioles are sitting with a team ERA of 4.71 over the course of the season (25th in baseball), and they have rung up 371 batters. They have walked 139 batters and their FIP sits at 4.64 as a squad so far this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.67 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.33. Orioles pitchers have relinquished 65 home runs in addition to 209 runs (23rd in MLB).
The Orioles have sent 151 relievers to the hill on the year. The relievers have inherited 90 base runners this season with 40.0% of them crossed the plate. They have recorded 9 saves for the year and have not converted 10 of their 19 save opportunities. The Orioles relievers have recorded a save rate of 47.4% and has entered the game in 45 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 25 holds so far this year (10th in MLB). Orioles relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 60 times and also have had 55 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Baltimore Orioles have earned 1,134 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 348 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .986 which is 6th in the majors, and have accumulated 298 double plays. The Orioles have converted 70.0% of balls in play into outs out of 3,402 innings on the field, which has them ranked 13th in professional baseball.
Harvey has taken the ball for 879 frames and has earned 802 punch outs in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 4.23 (413 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.260. He has allowed 859 hits (8.8 hits per nine innings) with 249 free passes. Harvey (47-56 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.88 and he has gone up against 3,705 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
Washington has 43 home runs so far this season to go along with 149 RBIs. They have tallied 60 doubles, while taking a walk 116 times and recording 154 runs. The Washington Nationals have an OBP of .319 in addition to a batting average of .251 on the campaign. The Nationals have a team slugging % of .396 and they tally 3.85 runs per game (25th in baseball). They have struck out on 337 instances (28th in the league) and have earned 336 hits.
The Nationals are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.250 with a FIP of 4.67 as a unit for the season. They are sitting at 3rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 294. The Washington pitching staff have conceded 172 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 4.04 (156 earned runs relinquished). Their K/BB ratio is 2.46 (345 strikeouts against 140 walks). They have given up 58 dingers and they concede 4.46 runs per 9 innings (16th in MLB).
Washington has had relievers enter the contest in 8 save opportunities and they have tallied 5 saves. They are ranked 14th in the league with a save percentage of 62.5%, and they have sent 134 relief pitchers onto the diamond this year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 30 times in high leverage situations and on 26 occasions with runners on. Washington relievers have an inherited score percentage of 26.8% out of their 41 inherited base runners. Sitting with 22 save situations, the Nationals have earned 14 holds in addition to 3 blown saves.
The Washington Nationals have turned 34 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (12th in MLB). The Nationals have 348 assists, 22 errors and have earned a total of 1,042 putouts for the season. In their 3,126 innings on the diamond, the Nationals hold a defensive efficiency of 72.2% (4th in MLB).
Corbin (74-71 career mark) has earned a 3.92 earned run average while conceding 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.27 and he has gone up against 5,307 batters during his pro baseball career. He has conceded 546 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.289 and a FIP of 3.7. During his pro baseball career, Corbin has surrendered 1,242 base knocks while earning 1,228 strikeouts in 1,254 innings pitched.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Washington
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