Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 7/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals
Date: Monday, July 19, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-125) Washington (+100)
Joe Ross and the Washington Nationals (42-48, 4th in NL East) play the Miami Marlins (40-52, 5th in NL East) at Nationals Park on Monday. The Marlins open this matchup at -125 while the Nationals are priced at +100. The total is set at 8. The starting pitchers will be Shawn Morimando and Joe Ross.
Miami owns a slugging percentage of .374 and have been called out on strikes 896 times, while drawing a walk on 272 occasions. They have 345 runs batted in as well as 712 hits for the year, and their team batting average sits at .234. The Marlins have accounted for 126 doubles as a squad and have hit 91 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 364 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .302. As a team, the Miami Marlins are notching 4.0 runs per game, which puts them at 27th in the league.
Marlins pitchers have conceded 72 home runs in addition to 343 runs (4th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 282 hitters and their FIP is 3.57 as a team for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.83 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.19. The Marlins have an earned run average of 3.37 this season (3rd in the league), and their staff has struck out 798 batters.
The Marlins have sent 330 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The relief pitchers have inherited 87 base runners for the year and 36.8% of those runners crossed the plate. They have 16 saves for the year and have missed out on 18 of their 34 save opportunities. The Marlins relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 47.1% and has come into the game in 77 save situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 43 holds on the season (16th in the league). Marlins bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 60 times in addition to having 103 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Marlins have converted 69.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 7,257 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 13th in MLB. The Miami Marlins have a total of 2,419 putouts so far this season, in addition to 804 assists and 66 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .980 which puts them in 30th in professional baseball, and they have twisted 629 double plays.
Morimando (0-0 career mark) holds a FIP of 7.90 and he has gone up against 56 opposing batters in the majors. He has surrendered 16 hits (13.9 hits per 9 innings) with 10 free passes. His ERA is 8.71 (10 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 2.516. Morimando has taken the hill for 10 innings and has tallied 10 strikeouts during his career.
The Nationals have a team slugging % of .411 and they are earning 4.22 runs per game (18th in MLB). They have put up 138 doubles, while walking 281 times and scoring 384 runs. Washington has recorded 101 home runs this season and 367 RBIs. They have struck out on 751 occasions (25th in MLB) and have earned a total of 756 hits. The Washington Nationals hold an OBP of .327 in addition to a team batting average of .255 for the season.
The Washington pitching staff have given up 419 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 4.38 (378 earned runs relinquished). They have relinquished 120 homers and they surrender 4.85 runs per 9 innings (20th in baseball). The Nationals have a team WHIP of 1.302 and have a FIP of 4.49 as a squad for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.61 (768 strikeouts vs 294 walks). They are sitting at 15th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 718.
Sitting with 78 save situations, the Nationals have accumulated 45 holds and 11 blown saves. Washington has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 32 save opportunities and they have walked away with 21 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 81 times in high leverage situations in addition to 78 occasions with runners on base. Washington bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 38.7% out of 119 inherited base runners. They are ranked 10th in baseball holding a save percentage of 65.6%, and they have sent 308 relievers onto the field on the campaign.
Out of their 6,993 innings on the field, the Nationals have a defensive efficiency of 70.0% (12th in pro baseball). The Washington Nationals have turned 63 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (19th in the majors). The Nationals have recorded 760 assists, 53 errors and are sitting with 2,331 putouts on the season.
Ross (26-27 career record) has earned a 4.24 ERA while conceding 9.1 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.85 and he has faced 1,816 hitters during his career. He has allowed a total of 199 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.332 and a FIP of 4.2. So far in his career, Ross has given up 428 hits and he has 385 strikeouts in 422 innings pitched.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Washington (+100) and under 8 runs
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