Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 9/15/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals
Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-120) Washington (-105)
Nationals Park is the venue where Josh Rogers and the Washington Nationals (59-85, 5th in NL East) will take on the Miami Marlins (61-83, 4th in NL East) on Wednesday. The Marlins open this matchup at -120 while the Nationals are priced at -105. The over/under has been set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Trevor Rogers and Josh Rogers.
The Marlins have tallied 209 two-baggers as a team and have hit 138 baseballs out of the park. Miami has a slugging rate of .374 and have struck out 1,384 times, while drawing a walk on 408 occasions. As a team, the Miami Marlins are putting up 3.9 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 28th in MLB. They have earned 541 runs batted in in addition to 1,123 base knocks on the year, while their team batting average is sitting at .235. They have racked up 567 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .302.
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Marlins pitchers have conceded 145 home runs in addition to 604 runs in total (12th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 459 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.01 as a team on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.65 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.25. The Marlins have an ERA of 3.87 so far this season (10th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,218 batters.
The Marlins have dispatched 524 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 167 runners over the course of the season and 37.1% of them crossed the plate. They have 29 saves for the season and have missed out on 24 out of their 53 save opportunities. The Marlins bullpen have earned a save percentage of 54.7% and stepped onto the hill in 118 save situations. The relievers have a total of 65 holds this season (19th in the league). Marlins pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 110 times as well as having 162 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Marlins have transformed 69.7% of balls in play into outs out of their 11,337 innings on the diamond, ranking them 16th in MLB. The Miami Marlins have accounted for 3,779 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 1,290 assists and 104 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .980 which ranks 30th in professional baseball, and have earned 982 double plays.
Rogers has taken the hill for 146 innings and has totaled 177 strikeouts thus far in his career. His earned run average is 3.38 (55 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.234. He has given up 125 hits (7.7 hits per 9 innings) with 56 walks. Rogers (8-9 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 3.02 while going up against 619 hitters during his time in the majors.
The Nationals have a team slugging % of .418 and they tally 4.44 runs per game (17th in MLB). They have 232 doubles, while walking 482 times and putting up 639 runs. Washington has knocked in 165 home runs so far this season as well as 606 RBIs. They have been rung up on 1,155 occasions (27th in baseball) and have 1,216 hits. The Washington Nationals have earned a team OBP of .333 in addition to a team batting average of .256 for the year.
The Nationals hold a team WHIP of 1.350 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.79 as a unit this season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.53 (1,184 strikeouts against 468 walks). They rank 18th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,199. They have surrendered 215 long balls and they surrender 5.26 runs per 9 innings (26th in baseball). The Washington pitching staff have allowed 722 runs this season while having a team ERA of 4.74 (650 earned runs relinquished).
With 140 save situations, the Nationals have recorded 79 holds in addition to 27 blown saves. Washington has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 59 save opportunities and they have walked away with 32 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 151 times in high leverage situations in addition to 125 occasions with base runners. Washington bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 39.5% out of 185 inherited runners. They rank 26th in MLB with a save percentage of 54.2%, and they have sent 492 relievers onto the field this season.
The Washington Nationals have turned 103 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (26th in the majors). The Nationals have recorded 1,218 assists, 87 errors and have a tally of 3,706 putouts over the course of the season. In 11,115 innings played, the Nationals have a defensive efficiency of 69.6% (17th in professional baseball).
During his career, Rogers has allowed 47 base knocks while totaling 17 punch outs in 38 frames. He has given up a total of 30 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.617 and a FIP of 7.5. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.13 and he has gone up against 176 opposing hitters in his career. Rogers (2-3 career win-loss mark) has a 7.04 ERA while allowing 11.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami (-120)
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