Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 9/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins
Date: Monday, September 20, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (-125) Miami (-105)
Marlins Park is the site where Jesus Luzardo and the Miami Marlins (63-86, 4th in NL East) will play the Washington Nationals (61-88, 5th in NL East) on Monday. The Nationals open this game at -125 while the Marlins are coming in at -105. The O/U is set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Erick Fedde and Jesus Luzardo.
Washington has a slugging percentage of .419 and have been called out on strikes 1,181 times, while being walked on 501 occasions. They have amassed 626 RBI's in addition to 1,267 base knocks this year, while their batting average is sitting at .259. The Nationals have tallied 241 doubles as a unit and have smacked 168 baseballs out of the park. They have a total of 661 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .335. As a unit, the Washington Nationals are compiling 4.5 runs per game, which is 16th in the league.
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Nationals pitchers have yielded 225 home runs in addition to 747 total runs (25th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 482 batters and their FIP sits at 4.82 as a unit over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.54 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.35. The Nationals are sitting with a team ERA of 4.77 for the year (25th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,224 batters.
The Nationals have sent 507 relief pitchers to the mound for the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 189 base runners this year with 39.7% of those runners ended up scoring. They have accumulated 32 saves on the season and have blown 32 of their 64 chances to save the game. The Nationals relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 50.0% and has come into the game in 150 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 84 holds for the season (8th in baseball). Nationals relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 128 times and also have had 156 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Nationals have converted 69.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 11,439 innings, ranking them 15th in professional baseball. The Washington Nationals have amassed 3,814 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,245 assists and 89 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which has them sitting 25th in MLB, and they have turned 1,066 double plays.
Fedde has taken the ball for 316 frames and has earned 250 strikeouts thus far in his career. His earned run average is 5.13 (180 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.472. He has surrendered 336 base knocks (9.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 129 walks. Fedde (15-20 win-loss record in his career) has earned a FIP of 5.13 while going up against 1,386 opposing batters in the majors.
Miami has accounted for 144 HRs on the year to go along with 555 RBIs. They have hit 212 doubles, while getting a free base 414 times and earning 581 runs. The Miami Marlins have an OBP of .300 as well as a team batting average of .234 on the season. The Marlins hold a slugging % of .374 and they average 3.93 runs per contest (28th in the league). They have struck out on 1,428 occasions (3rd in the league) and have tallied 1,150 base hits.
The Marlins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.267 and have a FIP of 4.01 as a pitching staff for the year. They are currently ranked 13th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 1,157. The Miami pitching staff have relinquished 626 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 3.87 (556 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.58 (1,248 strikeouts against 483 free passes). They have surrendered 147 dingers and they relinquish 4.35 runs per 9 innings (14th in the league).
Miami bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 37.0% of 184 inherited runners. Their relievers have taken the field 168 times in high leverage situations and on 117 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 119 save situations, the Marlins have accrued 65 holds and also 24 blown saves. They are ranked 25th in the league with a save percentage of 55.6%, and they have sent 541 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. Miami has had relief pitchers take the mound in 54 save chances and they have walked away with 30 saves.
In 11,652 innings on the diamond, the Marlins are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 69.4% (20th in the majors). The Miami Marlins have twisted 133 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .980 (30th in MLB). The Marlins have racked up 1,325 assists, 109 errors and have 3,884 putouts this year.
During his career, Luzardo has surrendered 155 hits while he has earned 155 punch outs in 153 innings pitched. Luzardo (8-10 mark in his career) has earned a 5.35 earned run average while allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered a total of 91 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.418 and having a FIP of 5.0. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.50 and he has gone up against 671 opposing hitters in his career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Miami (-105) and under 7.5 runs
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