Washington Nationals vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 7/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Oracle Park is the venue where Kevin Gausman and the San Francisco Giants (54-32, 1st in NL West) will take on the Washington Nationals (42-44, 4th in NL East) on Sunday.
As a team, the Washington Nationals are putting up 4.2 runs per game, which is 18th in the league. They have tallied 364 runs and have an OBP of .325. The Nationals have recorded 132 doubles as a squad and have smacked 97 baseballs out of the park. They have compiled 349 runs batted in as well as 713 hits for the season, while their team batting average comes in at .254. Washington has a slugging percentage of .409 and have been rung up 715 times, while being walked on 265 occasions.
The Nationals are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.10 on the campaign (15th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 731 batters. They have walked 270 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.38 as a team so far this year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.71 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.25. Nationals pitchers have surrendered 110 long balls in addition to 369 total runs (13th in baseball).
Nationals relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 72 times in addition to having 78 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have accumulated 45 holds on the season (10th in MLB). The Nationals relievers have a save percentage of 65.6% and has stepped onto the mound in 78 save situations. They have 21 saves on the year and have blown 11 out of their 32 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 107 base runners this season and 35.5% of those players ended up scoring. The Nationals have sent 291 relief pitchers to the mound on the season.
The Nationals have turned 71.1% of balls in play into outs in their 6,642 innings, ranking them 5th in the majors. The Washington Nationals are sitting with 2,214 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 725 assists and 47 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which ranks 10th in MLB, and have accumulated 623 double plays.
Fedde has taken the hill for 253 frames and has accounted for 182 K's in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.97 (140 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.459. He has allowed 259 hits (9.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 111 walks. Fedde (12-16 record in his career) has a FIP of 5.30 while he has faced 1,102 batters in the majors.
The San Francisco Giants have accumulated a team OBP of .327 and a team batting average of .242 so far this year. They have been called out on strikes on 804 occasions (7th in baseball) and have earned 693 base hits. San Francisco has 127 home runs so far this season to go along with 403 runs batted in. The Giants hold a slugging percentage of .432 and they are earning 4.92 runs per outing (7th in the league). They have 133 doubles, while getting a free base 336 times as well as scoring 423 runs.
The Giants are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.107 and have a FIP of 3.71 as a staff on the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.33 (745 strikeouts against 224 bases on balls). They rank 4th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 623. They have allowed 87 homers and they surrender 3.73 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The San Francisco pitching staff have conceded 317 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 3.28 (279 earned runs yielded).
San Francisco relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 43.7% out of 71 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 92 times in high leverage situations in addition to 54 occasions with runners on base. With 102 save situations, the Giants have amassed 54 holds in addition to 16 blown saves. They are currently ranked 11th in the league with a save percentage of 66.0%, and they have dispatched 287 relief pitchers onto the field this year. San Francisco has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 47 save opportunities and they have come away with 31 saves.
The San Francisco Giants have twisted 63 double plays and have a fielding rate of .987 (2nd in the majors). The Giants have 774 assists, 39 errors and have earned a total of 2,297 putouts for the season. In 6,891 innings on the field, the Giants have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 72.4% (1st in MLB).
In his pro baseball career, Gausman has conceded 1,074 base knocks while he has tallied 1,058 punch outs in 1,094 innings. He has given up a total of 487 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.277 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.28 and he has faced 4,605 batters so far in his career. Gausman (58-69 career win-loss record) has a 4.01 earned run average while giving up 8.8 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Washington
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