Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 6/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Sunday, June 6, 2021
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+105) Philadelphia (-115)
Citizens Bank Park is the venue where Vince Velasquez and the Philadelphia Phillies (27-30, 2nd in NL East) will take on the Washington Nationals (24-31, 4th in NL East) on Sunday. The odds on this contest have the Nationals coming in at +105 and the Phillies are at -115. The O/U has been set at 9. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Rogelio Armenteros and Vince Velasquez.
The Nationals have accrued 76 doubles as a team and have smacked 54 balls out of the park. Washington has a slugging rate of .386 and have been called out on strikes 455 times, while drawing a walk on 158 occasions. As a team, the Washington Nationals are recording 3.8 runs per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. They have 200 runs batted in and 444 hits this year, while their team batting average is at .249. They have a total of 207 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .317.
Nationals pitchers have allowed 71 home runs in addition to 229 runs (10th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 182 batters and their FIP sits at 4.39 as a squad for the year. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.59 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.25. The Nationals have a team earned run average of 4.12 this season (16th in the league), and they have rung up 471 hitters.
The Nationals have sent 180 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 55 runners this year with 30.9% of them ended up scoring. They have earned 10 saves so far this year and have missed out on 5 of 15 chances to save the game. The Nationals relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 66.7% and has entered the game in 40 save situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 24 holds on the campaign (23rd in the league). Nationals relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 37 times in addition to having 41 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Washington Nationals have earned 1,396 putouts this year, as well as 464 assists and 29 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .985 which puts them in 9th in the majors, and they have twisted 395 double plays. The Nationals have turned 71.3% of balls in play into outs out of their 4,188 innings, ranking them 8th in the majors.
Armenteros has thrown 18 innings and has earned 18 punch outs in his career. Armenteros (1-1 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 2.77 while facing 75 opposing batters in the majors. His ERA is 4.00 (8 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.222. He has conceded 17 base knocks (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 5 walks.
The Philadelphia Phillies hold an OBP of .311 as well as a batting average of .237 on the season. They have been called out on strikes on 566 instances (3rd in MLB) and have totaled 437 base knocks. Philadelphia has accumulated 59 home runs for the season to go along with 219 runs batted in. The Phillies have a team slugging % of .385 and they average 4.07 runs per game (19th in baseball). They have put up 82 doubles, while taking a walk 182 times and recording 228 runs.
The Philadelphia pitching staff have yielded 248 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 4.27 (232 earned runs conceded). They have surrendered 71 dingers and they allow 4.56 runs per 9 innings (17th in MLB). The Phillies hold a team WHIP of 1.282 and have a FIP of 4.11 as a team so far this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.06 (514 strikeouts vs 168 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 21st in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 459.
Philadelphia bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 42.7% out of 75 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 72 times in high leverage situations in addition to 49 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 49 save situations, the Phillies have accrued 24 holds and 11 blown saves. They are ranked 25th in the league with a save percentage of 54.2%, and they have dispatched 171 relief pitchers onto the field so far this season. Philadelphia has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 24 save opportunities and they have tallied 13 saves.
The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 51 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (10th in baseball). The Phillies have 498 assists, 31 errors and have notched a total of 1,467 putouts during this campaign. Out of their 4,401 innings played, the Phillies are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 68.5% (25th in professional baseball).
Velasquez (30-36 career record) has a 4.68 ERA and has conceded 8.7 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.72 and he has faced 2,567 hitters thus far in his career. He has given up a total of 310 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.377 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. During his career, Velasquez has surrendered 577 base knocks and he has 663 strikeouts in 596 frames.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-115) and under 9 runs
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