Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 5/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Washington Nationals
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Zach Eflin and the Philadelphia Phillies (19-17, 2nd in NL East) go to Nationals Park on Thursday where they'll meet the Washington Nationals (13-18, 5th in NL East).
As a unit, the Philadelphia Phillies are scoring 4.2 runs per contest, which is 18th in MLB. They have 151 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .305. The Phillies have hit 48 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 40 baseballs out of the park. They have compiled 143 runs batted in and 274 base knocks for the season, and their average at the plate is sitting at .233. Philadelphia is slugging .383 and have been called out on strikes 363 times, while taking a walk on 113 occasions.
Phillies pitchers have surrendered 46 home runs and 155 total runs (15th in the league). They have walked 106 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.12 as a unit this season. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.05 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.27. The Phillies hold a team ERA of 4.22 on the year (18th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 323 hitters.
Phillies pitchers have come into the game with runners on 33 times as well as having 57 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 20 holds on the campaign (10th in MLB). The Phillies relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 52.6% and has stepped onto the mound in 40 save situations. They have compiled 10 saves over the course of the season and have blown 9 out of their 19 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 47 base runners on the campaign with 51.1% of those players crossed the plate. The Phillies have sent 111 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign.
The Phillies have transformed 69.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,844 innings on the diamond, ranking them 19th in MLB. The Philadelphia Phillies have earned a total of 948 putouts this season, as well as 317 assists and 14 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .989 which ranks 3rd in pro baseball, and they have turned 229 double plays.
Eflin has taken the hill for 523 innings and has racked up 430 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.52 (263 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.315. He has conceded 556 base knocks (9.6 hits per nine innings) with 132 walks. Eflin (31-34 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.46 while he has faced 2,232 hitters in the major leagues.
The Washington Nationals have accounted for an on-base percentage of .314 and a batting average of .245 for the year. They have been rung up on 261 occasions (28th in the league) and have a total of 249 hits. Washington has knocked in 31 home runs for the year as well as 107 runs batted in. The Nationals have a team slugging % of .380 and they score 3.58 runs per game (27th in the league). They have recorded 42 doubles, while getting a free base 88 times and scoring 111 runs.
The Washington pitching staff have conceded 132 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 4.01 (120 earned runs yielded). They have relinquished 46 long balls and they relinquish 4.41 runs per 9 innings (17th in baseball). The Nationals have a WHIP of 1.226 in addition to having a FIP of 4.86 as a team over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.18 (261 strikeouts vs 120 walks). They are currently ranked 2nd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 210.
Washington has had relief pitchers take the mound in 5 save chances and they have tallied 3 saves. They are currently ranked 18th in baseball holding a save percentage of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 103 relievers to the mound for the year. Their relievers have come in 24 times in high leverage situations in addition to 18 occasions with base runners. Washington relievers hold an inherited score rate of 25.0% out of their 28 inherited runners. With 13 save situations, the Nationals have tallied 8 holds in addition to 2 blown saves.
In 2,424 innings on the field, the Nationals have earned a defensive efficiency of 74.5% (1st in the majors). The Washington Nationals have turned 26 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .984 (11th in pro baseball). The Nationals have recorded 267 assists, 17 errors and have a total of 808 putouts during this campaign.
Corbin (73-71 career record) has earned a 3.93 earned run average and has allowed 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.26 and he has faced 5,259 hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has conceded 542 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.289 and having a FIP of 3.8. In his MLB career, Corbin has allowed 1,229 base hits while he has tallied 1,215 strikeouts in 1,242 innings pitched.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Washington
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