Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 9/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals
Date: Monday, September 13, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+105) Washington (-132)
Sean Nolin and the Washington Nationals (58-84, 5th in NL East) host the Miami Marlins (60-82, 4th in NL East) at Nationals Park on Monday. The moneyline on this game has the Marlins coming in at +105 and the Nationals are at -132. The over/under has been set at 7. The expected starting pitchers will be Sandy Alcantara and Sean Nolin.
The Marlins have compiled 206 doubles as a team and have knocked 137 baseballs out of the stadium. Miami owns a slugging percentage of .374 and have been rung up 1,368 times, while being walked on 403 occasions. As a squad, the Miami Marlins are scoring 4.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 28th in the league. They have tallied 535 runs batted in and 1,109 base knocks on the season, and their team batting average is .236. They have accumulated 561 runs and have an OBP of .302.
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Marlins pitchers have surrendered 142 home runs in addition to 599 total runs (13th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 456 batters and their FIP comes in at 4.00 as a unit so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.64 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.25. The Marlins hold a team earned run average of 3.88 so far this season (11th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 1,205 batters.
The Marlins have sent 519 relief pitchers to the mound this year. The relievers have inherited 167 runners this year with 37.1% of them earned a run for their team. They have recorded 28 saves on the year and have blown 24 out of their 52 save opportunities. The Marlins relief pitchers have a save rate of 53.8% and has come into the game in 117 save situations. The relievers have 65 holds for the year (19th in baseball). Marlins relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 110 times as well as having 161 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Marlins have converted 69.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of 11,184 innings on the field, which has them ranked 18th in the majors. The Miami Marlins have amassed 3,728 putouts for the season, as well as 1,268 assists and 102 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .980 which has them ranked 30th in the majors, and have accumulated 970 double plays.
Alcantara has taken the hill for 462 innings and has racked up 408 punch outs so far in his career. His earned run average is 3.52 (181 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.235. He has allowed 398 base hits (7.7 hits per nine innings) with 173 free passes. Alcantara (19-32 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.10 while he has faced 1,929 batters in the major leagues.
The Nationals hold a team SLG% of .418 and they average 4.46 runs per game (17th in baseball). They have 230 two-baggers, while getting a free base 477 times as well as scoring 633 runs. Washington has compiled 162 long balls over the course of the season as well as 600 RBIs. They have struck out on 1,146 occasions (27th in MLB) and have 1,203 base knocks. The Washington Nationals have accumulated a team OBP of .334 as well as a batting average of .257 so far this year.
The Nationals have a WHIP of 1.353 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.83 as a unit for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.53 (1,170 strikeouts vs 462 free passes). They are sitting at 18th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,185. They have surrendered 215 homers and they relinquish 5.30 runs per 9 innings (26th in baseball). The Washington pitching staff have surrendered 717 runs on the season while having an ERA of 4.77 (645 earned runs surrendered).
Washington has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 58 save opportunities and they have come away with 31 saves. They are currently ranked 26th in the league with a save percentage of 53.4%, and they have sent 487 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the campaign. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 150 times in high leverage situations and on 124 occasions with runners on base. Washington relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 39.9% out of 183 inherited base runners. With 139 save situations, the Nationals have earned 79 holds and 27 blown saves.
The Washington Nationals have turned 101 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .982 (27th in the majors). The Nationals have recorded 1,198 assists, 87 errors and have earned a total of 3,652 putouts on the season. In 10,953 innings on the diamond, the Nationals have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.5% (17th in pro baseball).
During his career, Nolin has surrendered 69 hits while he has totaled 31 punch outs in 49 innings pitched. Nolin (1-5 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 6.43 earned run average while allowing 12.7 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 35 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.755 and a FIP of 5.7. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.82 and he has gone up against 231 batters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami (+105)
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