New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 9/3/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Washington Nationals
Date: Friday, September 3, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-125) Washington (+100)
Erick Fedde and the Washington Nationals (55-76, 4th in NL East) play the New York Mets (65-67, 3rd in NL East) at Nationals Park on Friday. The line on this matchup has the Mets coming in at -125 and the Nationals are at +100. The O/U opens at 9. The starting pitchers will be Rich Hill and Erick Fedde.
As a unit, the New York Mets are recording 3.8 runs per game, which has them sitting at 29th in the league. They have earned a total of 497 runs while holding a team OBP of .313. The Mets have tallied 180 doubles as a unit and have hit 140 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accrued 473 RBI's in addition to 995 base knocks this season, and their average at the plate is at .236. New York has a slugging rate of .383 and have been called out on strikes 1,122 times, while drawing a walk on 401 occasions.
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The Mets have compiled a team earned run average of 3.75 this season (9th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,187 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 377 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.93 as a squad for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.15 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.20. Mets pitchers have surrendered 149 home runs in addition to 522 total runs (4th in baseball).
The Mets relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 63.6% and has stepped onto the mound in 113 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 160 runners on the year and 31.9% of them earned a run for their team. Mets relief pitchers have come into the game with players on base 105 times in addition to having 130 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mets have sent 428 relievers to the mound this season. The bullpen are sitting with 56 holds over the course of the season (24th in MLB). They have accumulated 35 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 20 of 55 chances to save the game.
The New York Mets have 3,358 putouts thus far, as well as 1,061 assists and 67 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .985 which ranks 14th in baseball, and have earned 851 double plays. The Mets have turned 70.2% of balls in play into outs out of their 10,074 innings on the field, ranking them 8th in pro baseball.
Hill has pitched in 1,103 innings and has accounted for 1,150 punch outs in his career. Hill (73-50 career record) has a FIP of 4.01 and he has gone up against 4,618 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.83 (469 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.219. He has surrendered 912 base knocks (7.4 hits per 9 innings) with 433 walks.
The Nationals have a team slugging percentage of .416 and they are earning 4.40 runs per game (18th in baseball). They have hit 210 doubles, while walking 427 times as well as putting up 577 runs. Washington has knocked in 148 home runs for the season to go along with 546 RBIs. They have been rung up on 1,065 occasions (27th in the league) and have 1,108 hits. The Washington Nationals are sitting with an OBP of .333 as well as a batting average of .257 this season.
The Washington pitching staff have surrendered 643 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.67 (581 earned runs yielded). They have given up 194 long balls and they yield 5.17 runs per 9 innings (25th in MLB). The Nationals are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.332 in addition to having a FIP of 4.75 as a squad on the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.59 (1,078 strikeouts vs 416 free passes). They sit at 15th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,076.
Washington has called on relievers to enter the contest in 53 save opportunities and they have walked away with 29 saves. They are currently ranked 25th in the league holding a save percentage of 54.7%, and they have dispatched 444 relievers to the hill on the year. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 131 times in high leverage situations in addition to 111 occasions with runners on base. Washington bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 39.9% of 163 inherited base runners. With 125 save situations, the Nationals have accrued 70 holds and also 24 blown saves.
The Washington Nationals have twisted 95 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .982 (27th in MLB). The Nationals have recorded 1,110 assists, 80 errors and are sitting with 3,363 putouts over the course of the season. In their 10,086 innings played, the Nationals have a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (13th in MLB).
Fedde (14-20 record in his career) has a 5.10 earned run average while allowing 9.5 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.82 and he has gone up against 1,324 batters thus far in his career. He has given up a total of 171 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.480 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.1. So far in his pro baseball career, Fedde has surrendered 319 hits while tallying 233 strikeouts in 302 frames.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Washington (+100) and under 9 runs
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