Boston Red Sox vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 10/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs Washington Nationals
Date: Friday, October 1, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: Boston (-185) Washington (+140)
Josh Rogers and the Washington Nationals (65-94, 5th in NL East) play the Boston Red Sox (89-69, 3rd in AL East) at Nationals Park on Friday. The moneyline on this game has the Red Sox priced at -185 and the Nationals are at +140. The O/U is set at 10. The starting pitchers will be Eduardo Rodriguez and Josh Rogers.
The Red Sox have tallied 327 doubles as a unit and have hit 212 balls out of the park. Boston has a slugging percentage of .449 and have struck out 1,352 times, while being walked on 491 occasions. As a team, the Boston Red Sox are earning 5.1 runs per game, which has them at 4th in baseball. They have accrued 766 runs batted in in addition to 1,402 base knocks over the course of the season, while their average at the plate is at .262. They have 811 runs scored and have an OBP of .328.
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Red Sox pitchers have given up 172 home runs and also 733 total runs (17th in the league). They have walked 527 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.95 as a team so far this season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.81 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.38. The Red Sox hold a team earned run average of 4.27 for the year (15th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 1,482 batters.
The Red Sox relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 63.9% and has entered the game in 166 save situations. The relievers have inherited 267 base runners so far this season and 31.5% of them earned a run for their team. Red Sox relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 173 times in addition to having 187 appearances in high leverage situations. The Red Sox have sent 543 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. The bullpen are sitting with 89 holds on the season (9th in baseball). They have accumulated 46 saves over the course of the season and have blown 26 of their 72 chances to save the game.
The Red Sox have transformed 65.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 12,456 innings on the field, which ranks them 30th in the majors. The Boston Red Sox have a total of 4,152 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,388 assists and 107 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .981 which has them sitting 29th in pro baseball, and have a total of 1,084 double plays.
Rodriguez has thrown 850 frames and has earned 885 strikeouts during his career. Rodriguez (62-39 career record) sits with a FIP of 3.84 while facing 3,623 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.19 (396 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.313. He has conceded 826 base hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) with 291 free passes.
The Nationals have a team SLG% of .418 and they earn 4.49 runs per game (15th in the league). They have tallied 264 two-baggers, while getting a free base 556 times as well as scoring 714 runs. Washington has compiled 179 HRs this season as well as 676 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 1,269 occasions (27th in the league) and have earned 1,367 base knocks. The Washington Nationals have recorded a team OBP of .337 as well as a batting average of .259 for the year.
The Nationals have a WHIP of 1.366 in addition to having a FIP of 4.85 as a pitching staff for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.48 (1,315 strikeouts vs 531 walks). They rank 21st in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,337. They have conceded 241 long balls and they give up 5.29 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league). The Washington pitching staff have conceded 804 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 4.79 (728 earned runs allowed).
Washington relievers have an inherited score percentage of 38.0% out of 216 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 178 times in high leverage situations and also on 145 occasions with runners on base. With 170 save situations, the Nationals have accumulated 96 holds and also 36 blown saves. They rank 28th in baseball with a save rate of 50.0%, and they have sent 555 relievers to the mound on the season. Washington has had relievers step onto the hill in 72 save chances and they have come away with 36 saves.
The Washington Nationals have twisted 113 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (23rd in pro baseball). The Nationals have recorded 1,340 assists, 94 errors and have a tally of 4,103 putouts so far this season. In their 12,306 innings played, the Nationals have earned a efficiency on defense of 69.4% (18th in professional baseball).
So far in his career, Rogers has surrendered 60 base knocks and he has 30 K's in 55 innings pitched. Rogers (3-4 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 5.50 ERA while allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 34 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.473 and a FIP of 6.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.36 and he has gone up against 249 hitters so far in his career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Washington (+140) and under 10 runs
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