New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 6/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Washington Nationals
Date: Sunday, June 20, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Nationals Park is the site where Patrick Corbin and the Washington Nationals (30-35, 4th in NL East) will take on the New York Mets (35-25, 1st in NL East) on Sunday.
The Mets have hit 81 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 62 baseballs out of the park. New York has a slugging percentage of .379 and have been called out on strikes 516 times, while taking a walk on 198 occasions. As a squad, the New York Mets are compiling 3.9 runs per game, which puts them at 26th in baseball. They have accumulated 223 runs batted in and 450 base knocks so far this season, and their batting average is .234. They have 233 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .315.
The Mets have an ERA of 3.12 on the campaign (1st in the league), and they have rung up 584 hitters. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.52 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.12. Mets pitchers have allowed 48 home runs and 209 runs in total (1st in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 166 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.19 as a unit so far this year.
Mets relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 46 times as well as having 66 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 31 holds for the season (17th in the league). The Mets relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 63.3% and has come into the game in 61 save situations. They have recorded 19 saves so far this season and have blown 11 of 30 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 72 base runners on the campaign and 36.1% of those players crossed the plate. The Mets have dispatched 189 relief pitchers to the mound this year.
The Mets have turned 70.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of 4,626 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 11th in MLB. The New York Mets have earned 1,542 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 490 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .984 which puts them in 8th in professional baseball, and have a total of 388 double plays.
Walker has taken the mound for 649 innings and has 600 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. His earned run average is 3.66 (264 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.221. He has given up 585 base hits (8.1 hits per nine innings) and has 208 walks. Walker (41-36 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.08 while he has gone up against 2,736 hitters in the majors.
The Nationals have a team slugging percentage of .386 and they score 3.80 runs per game (29th in MLB). They have 92 two-baggers, while getting a free base 192 times and notching 247 runs. Washington has hit 65 home runs for the year to go along with 238 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 549 occasions (26th in baseball) and have totaled 521 base hits. The Washington Nationals have an on-base percentage of .316 in addition to a team batting average of .245 over the course of the season.
The Nationals are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.223 with a FIP of 4.27 as a unit this season. They rank 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 471. The Washington pitching staff have surrendered 263 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.79 (236 earned runs yielded). Their K/BB ratio is 2.61 (559 strikeouts against 214 bases on balls). They have given up 79 homers and they concede 4.23 runs per 9 innings (13th in baseball).
Washington has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 22 save opportunities and they have earned 14 saves. They rank 13th in MLB with a save percentage of 63.6%, and they have dispatched 220 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 58 times in high leverage situations and also on 51 occasions with base runners. Washington relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 27.3% out of their 77 inherited base runners. Sitting with 54 save situations, the Nationals have earned 31 holds and also 8 blown saves.
The Washington Nationals have turned 48 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .985 (7th in MLB). The Nationals have racked up 546 assists, 34 errors and have notched a total of 1,681 putouts for the year. Out of their 5,043 innings played, the Nationals have a efficiency on defense of 71.8% (3rd in baseball).
In his career, Corbin has given up 1,274 hits while totaling 1,250 punch outs in 1,284 innings. He has allowed a total of 562 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.293 and having a FIP of 3.7. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.24 and he has faced 5,434 opposing batters during his pro baseball career. Corbin (76-73 career mark) has earned a 3.94 ERA while giving up 8.9 hits per nine innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Washington
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