Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 7/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+110) Philadelphia (-135)
Erick Fedde and the Washington Nationals (45-53, 4th in NL East) head to Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Philadelphia Phillies (49-49, 2nd in NL East). The Phillies open this matchup at -135 while the Nationals are coming in at +110. The O/U has been set at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Erick Fedde and Matt Moore.
The Nationals have tallied 154 doubles as a unit and have hit 113 baseballs out of the stadium. Washington is slugging .416 and have been rung up 807 times, while taking a walk on 300 occasions. As a squad, the Washington Nationals are putting up 4.3 runs per outing, which has them at 16th in baseball. They have earned 408 runs batted in and 826 hits so far this season, and their team batting average is sitting at .256. They have tallied 425 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .329.
The Nationals have an ERA of 4.33 for the season (17th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 827 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.67 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.29. Nationals pitchers have surrendered 132 home runs and 451 runs (18th in MLB). They have walked 310 batters and their FIP comes in at 4.47 as a unit on the year.
The Nationals have sent 330 relievers to the hill on the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 123 base runners on the season and 39.0% of those runners earned a run for their team. They have accumulated 22 saves on the campaign and have not converted 14 of their 36 save chances. The Nationals relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 61.1% and stepped onto the hill in 86 save situations. The bullpen have earned 49 holds this year (14th in baseball). Nationals bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 82 times and also have had 89 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Nationals have converted 70.2% of balls hit into play into outs in their 7,572 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 9th in professional baseball. The Washington Nationals have accumulated 2,524 putouts this year, in addition to 825 assists and 58 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .983 which ranks 21st in baseball, and have a total of 699 double plays.
Fedde has taken the hill for 266 innings and has 194 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 5.04 (149 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.477. He has surrendered 274 base knocks (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 119 walks. Fedde (12-18 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 5.24 and he has faced 1,161 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
The Phillies have a SLG% of .398 and they average 4.48 runs per contest (13th in the league). They have 156 doubles, while getting a free base 344 times and putting up 439 runs. Philadelphia has accounted for 111 HRs on the season to go along with 418 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 906 occasions (9th in MLB) and have totaled 775 hits. The Philadelphia Phillies have an on-base percentage of .318 in addition to a batting average of .240 on the campaign.
The Philadelphia pitching staff have given up 462 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 4.44 (422 earned runs given up). They have conceded 130 homers and they allow 4.86 runs per 9 innings (20th in MLB). The Phillies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.307 and have a FIP of 4.24 as a unit for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.99 (899 strikeouts vs 301 walks). They come in at 19th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 818.
Philadelphia has had relievers enter the contest in 46 save opportunities and they have come away with 23 saves. They sit at 28th in the league with a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have sent 306 relief pitchers onto the field for the year. Their relievers have come in 105 times in high leverage situations and on 86 occasions with base runners. Philadelphia bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 44.1% out of their 127 inherited base runners. Sitting with 91 save situations, the Phillies have 41 holds in addition to 23 blown saves.
The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 86 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (18th in MLB). The Phillies have recorded 871 assists, 58 errors and have earned a total of 2,568 putouts on the season. In 7,704 innings on the diamond, the Phillies have earned a defensive efficiency of 68.2% (25th in professional baseball).
Moore (54-58 career record) has a 4.56 ERA while giving up 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.17 and he has faced 4,088 hitters in his MLB career. He has allowed a total of 475 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.410 and a FIP of 4.4. So far in his pro baseball career, Moore has allowed 932 hits and he has 843 strikeouts in 936 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Washington (+110)
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