Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 6/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (-132) Miami (+105)
Zach Thompson and the Miami Marlins (31-43, 5th in NL East) play the Washington Nationals (36-36, 2nd in NL East) at Marlins Park on Saturday. The Nationals open this contest at -132 while the Marlins are priced at +105. The O/U opens at 7. The expected starting pitchers are Patrick Corbin and Zach Thompson.
As a unit, the Washington Nationals are notching 3.9 runs per game, which has them at 25th in the league. They have earned a total of 283 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .321. The Nationals have accumulated 104 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 75 balls out of the park. They have 273 runs batted in in addition to 583 hits so far this season, and their batting average is .249. Washington is slugging .394 and have been called out on strikes 613 times, while drawing a walk on 221 occasions.
The Nationals have a team ERA of 3.81 on the campaign (12th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 618 hitters. They have walked 233 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.30 as a unit on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.65 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.22. Nationals pitchers have yielded 90 home runs and 289 runs in total (7th in baseball).
The Nationals relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 66.7% and has come into the game in 66 save situations. The relievers have inherited 85 base runners over the course of the season and 27.1% of them ended up crossing the plate. Nationals bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on 56 times in addition to having 66 appearances in high leverage situations. The Nationals have dispatched 241 relievers to the mound so far this season. The bullpen have a total of 38 holds this year (11th in MLB). They have 18 saves so far this season and have blown 9 of 27 chances to save the game.
The Nationals have turned 71.9% of balls hit into play into outs in their 5,574 innings on the field, which has them sitting 3rd in pro baseball. The Washington Nationals have a total of 1,858 putouts thus far, as well as 608 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which is 9th in baseball, and they have turned 527 double plays.
Corbin has thrown 1,290 innings and has accumulated 1,257 strikeouts in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.93 (564 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.291. He has allowed 1,278 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 387 free passes. Corbin (77-73 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 3.73 while facing 5,457 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
The Miami Marlins have compiled an OBP of .300 as well as a team batting average of .231 this season. They have been rung up on 713 instances (5th in MLB) and have earned 566 hits. Miami has a total of 70 home runs this year to go along with 271 runs batted in. The Marlins hold a team slugging percentage of .367 and they are earning 3.86 runs per contest (28th in the league). They have 102 two-baggers, while getting a free base 218 times as well as scoring 286 runs.
The Marlins have a WHIP of 1.171 in addition to having a FIP of 3.51 as a staff so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.94 (627 strikeouts against 213 free passes). They are currently ranked 10th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 547. They have allowed 57 HR's and they surrender 3.81 runs per 9 innings (5th in MLB). The Miami pitching staff have conceded 275 runs this season while holding an ERA of 3.41 (246 earned runs yielded).
With 62 save situations, the Marlins have recorded 33 holds and also 16 blown saves. Miami has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 29 save opportunities and they have tallied 13 saves. Their relievers have come in 82 times in high leverage situations and on 48 occasions with runners on base. Miami relievers have an inherited score percentage of 36.2% out of their 69 inherited runners. They rank 29th in the league holding a save percentage of 44.8%, and they have dispatched 263 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond so far this year.
The Miami Marlins have turned 68 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .982 (25th in MLB). The Marlins have recorded 666 assists, 48 errors and have a tally of 1,949 putouts on the campaign. Out of their 5,847 innings on the field, the Marlins are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.2% (13th in baseball).
During his pro baseball career, Thompson has surrendered 8 hits while he has totaled 14 strikeouts in 12 innings pitched. Thompson (1-2 mark in his career) has a 1.50 ERA and has given up 6.0 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered a total of 2 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.000 and having a FIP of 2.1. His K/BB ratio is 3.50 and he has faced 48 hitters in his MLB career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Miami (+105) and under 7 runs
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