Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 6/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins
Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+100) Miami (-125)
Joe Ross and the Washington Nationals (35-36, 2nd in NL East) travel to Marlins Park on Friday where they'll take on the Miami Marlins (31-42, 5th in NL East). The Nationals open this matchup at +100 while the Marlins are coming in at -125. The over/under opens at 7. The men taking the mound will be Joe Ross and Pablo Lopez.
Washington has a slugging percentage of .394 and have been called out on strikes 598 times, while drawing a walk on 214 occasions. They have tallied 267 RBI's in addition to 576 hits for the year, while their average at the plate is sitting at .249. The Nationals have tallied 102 two-baggers as a team and have hit 73 baseballs out of the park. They have notched a total of 276 runs scored while having a team OBP of .320. As a squad, the Washington Nationals are compiling 3.9 runs per contest, which has them at 27th in MLB.
The Nationals are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.82 on the campaign (12th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 609 hitters. They have walked 230 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.32 as a team on the year. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.65 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.22. Nationals pitchers have surrendered 89 home runs and 286 total runs (7th in the league).
The Nationals relief pitchers have a save rate of 66.7% and stepped onto the hill in 66 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 85 base runners this season and 27.1% of those players crossed the plate. Nationals relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 56 times and also have had 66 appearances in high leverage situations. The Nationals have dispatched 239 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The bullpen have a total of 38 holds on the year (11th in the league). They have earned 18 saves on the year and have blown 9 of their 27 save opportunities.
The Nationals have turned 71.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of 5,493 innings on the diamond, ranking them 3rd in MLB. The Washington Nationals have earned 1,831 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 598 assists and 37 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .985 which has them sitting 8th in MLB, and have a total of 520 double plays.
Ross has thrown 402 frames and has earned 359 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. Ross (24-26 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.28 while he has faced 1,736 batters in the majors. His ERA is 4.34 (194 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.346. He has given up 411 base knocks (9.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 131 walks.
The Miami Marlins have earned an on-base percentage of .300 in addition to a batting average of .231 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 704 occasions (6th in the league) and have totaled 559 hits. Miami has a total of 69 home runs on the season to go along with 268 RBIs. The Marlins hold a team slugging % of .368 and they earn 3.88 runs per outing (28th in MLB). They have hit 102 doubles, while taking a walk 215 times as well as notching 283 runs.
The Miami pitching staff have conceded 268 runs this season while having an ERA of 3.37 (240 earned runs surrendered). They have given up 55 long balls and they concede 3.77 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league). The Marlins have a team WHIP of 1.165 with a FIP of 3.50 as a pitching staff on the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.97 (612 strikeouts vs 206 bases on balls). They come in at 9th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 540.
Sitting with 62 save situations, the Marlins have compiled 33 holds and also 16 blown saves. Miami has had relievers step onto the mound in 29 save chances and they have walked away with 13 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 82 times in high leverage situations in addition to 48 occasions with runners on base. Miami relievers have an inherited score rate of 36.2% of 69 inherited base runners. They sit at 29th in the league with a save percentage of 44.8%, and they have dispatched 259 relievers to the hill over the course of the season.
Out of their 5,766 innings on the diamond, the Marlins have earned a efficiency on defense of 70.2% (13th in baseball). The Miami Marlins have twisted 68 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (25th in the majors). The Marlins have racked up 658 assists, 47 errors and have amassed 1,922 putouts on the campaign.
In his career, Lopez has given up 287 hits while he has totaled 285 strikeouts in 312 innings pitched. Lopez (16-20 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 4.03 ERA while giving up 8.3 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered 140 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.188 and a FIP of 3.8. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.39 and he has faced 1,296 opposing batters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Washington (+100)
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