New York Mets vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 9/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Washington Nationals
Date: Monday, September 6, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-125) Washington (+115)
Trevor Williams and the New York Mets (68-68, 3rd in NL East) head to Nationals Park on Monday where they'll meet the Washington Nationals (56-79, 5th in NL East). The Mets open this matchup at -125 while the Nationals are priced at +115. The total has been set at 9. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Trevor Williams and Patrick Corbin.
New York has a slugging % of .386 and have been called out on strikes 1,158 times, while being walked on 411 occasions. They have recorded 496 RBI's in addition to 1,032 hits so far this year, and their team batting average is at .238. The Mets have hit 189 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 145 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 521 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .314. As a team, the New York Mets are notching 3.8 runs/g, which has them sitting at 29th in the league.
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The Mets have a team earned run average of 3.77 for the year (7th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,220 hitters. Their K/BB ratio is 3.13 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.21. Mets pitchers have relinquished 154 home runs and 540 runs in total (6th in the league). They have walked 390 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.95 as a team so far this year.
The Mets bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 61.7% and has entered the game in 122 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 164 base runners for the season and 32.9% of them crossed home plate. Mets pitchers have entered the game with runners on 110 times as well as having 141 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mets have sent 441 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The bullpen have recorded 60 holds on the campaign (20th in the league). They have accumulated 37 saves for the season and have blown 23 of 60 save opportunities.
The New York Mets have amassed 3,460 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,098 assists and 74 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .984 which has them ranked 19th in MLB, and they have twisted 880 double plays. The Mets have converted 70.1% of balls in play into outs out of 10,380 innings on the field, which has them ranked 9th in pro baseball.
Williams (35-39 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.53 and he has faced 2,607 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has allowed 614 base knocks (9.1 hits per nine innings) with 203 walks. His ERA is 4.41 (297 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.347. Williams has pitched in 606 frames and has earned 486 K's in his career.
The Washington Nationals have recorded an OBP of .333 as well as a team batting average of .258 so far this season. They have been called out on strikes on 1,098 occasions (26th in the league) and have earned a total of 1,145 base hits. Washington has knocked in 154 long balls so far this season as well as 566 RBIs. The Nationals hold a slugging % of .418 and they have an average of 4.43 runs per outing (18th in baseball). They have recorded 218 doubles, while walking 440 times and earning 598 runs.
The Nationals have a team WHIP of 1.337 with a FIP of 4.73 as a staff this season. They rank 16th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,114. The Washington pitching staff have surrendered 670 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.68 (601 earned runs yielded). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.59 (1,115 strikeouts vs 430 free passes). They have surrendered 198 long balls and they allow 5.22 runs per 9 innings (26th in MLB).
Washington relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.8% out of their 169 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 136 times in high leverage situations and also on 116 occasions with runners on. With 131 save situations, the Nationals have tallied 74 holds in addition to 25 blown saves. They sit at 25th in the league with a save rate of 54.5%, and they have sent 460 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. Washington has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 55 save opportunities and they have come away with 30 saves.
The Washington Nationals have turned 95 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (27th in baseball). The Nationals have racked up 1,137 assists, 84 errors and have earned a total of 3,468 putouts for the season. In 10,401 innings on the field, the Nationals are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.6% (15th in MLB).
So far in his pro baseball career, Corbin has given up 1,355 base hits while he has accumulated 1,309 strikeouts in 1,354 innings. He has allowed 616 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.300 and a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.22 and he has gone up against 5,745 hitters during his pro baseball career. Corbin (79-82 career mark) has a 4.09 ERA while allowing 9.0 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York (-125)
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