Baltimore Orioles vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 9/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Washington Nationals
Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (-180) Washington (+155)
The Baltimore Orioles (73-67) are hitting the road to Nationals Park on Tuesday where they will take on the Washington Nationals (49-92). The line on this contest has the Orioles at -180 and the Nationals are sitting at +155. The over/under is 9. The pitchers taking the mound are Dean Kremer and Cory Abbott.
Baltimore has a slugging % of .388 and have been called out on strikes 1,208 times, while drawing a walk on 401 occasions. They have compiled 553 runs batted in in addition to 1,101 hits over the course of the season, and their average at the plate comes in at .235. The Orioles have hit 243 doubles as a unit and have knocked 147 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 583 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .303. As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are recording 4.2 runs per game, which is 22nd in MLB.
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The Orioles have a team ERA of 3.90 this year (13th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 1,050 hitters. Their K/BB ratio is 2.79 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.29. Orioles pitchers have allowed 149 long balls and 582 runs in total (10th in the league). They have walked 377 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.03 as a unit this year.
Orioles pitchers have entered the game with players on base 191 times and also have had 161 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers are sitting with 74 holds over the course of the season (14th in the league). The Orioles relievers have accumulated a save rate of 78.4% and has stepped onto the mound in 128 save situations. They have compiled 40 saves this year and have blown 11 of 51 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 273 base runners for the season and 28.9% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Orioles have sent 472 relievers to the mound over the course of the season.
The Orioles have turned 68.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,166 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 23rd in pro baseball. The Baltimore Orioles have earned a total of 3,722 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,315 assists and 81 errors. Their fielding rate is at .984 which puts them in 21st in the majors, and they have turned 132 double plays.
Kremer has thrown 167 innings and has earned 140 punch outs in his career. Kremer (7-13 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.47 while he has faced 712 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.80 (89 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.383. He has conceded 173 base knocks (9.3 hits per nine innings) with 58 free passes.
Washington has compiled 119 home runs for the season as well as 523 RBIs. They have tallied 219 two-baggers, while getting a free base 397 times as well as earning 545 runs. The Washington Nationals have recorded an on-base percentage of .315 as well as a batting average of .252 over the course of the season. The Nationals have a slugging percentage of .382 and they earn 3.87 runs per outing (25th in the league). They have been rung up on 1,041 occasions (29th in the league) and have tallied 1,200 base hits.
The Nationals are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.441 in addition to having a FIP of 4.98 as a staff this season. They are currently ranked 28th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,278. The Washington pitching staff have given up 751 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 5.07 (693 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.17 (1,075 strikeouts vs 496 free passes). They have allowed 212 dingers and they concede 5.49 runs per 9 innings (29th in MLB).
Sitting with 93 save situations, the Nationals have accumulated 52 holds in addition to 15 blown saves. Washington has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 40 save opportunities and they have walked away with 25 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 118 times in high leverage situations and also on 138 occasions with runners on. Washington bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 32.6% of 221 inherited base runners. They sit at 17th in baseball with a save rate of 62.5%, and they have dispatched 512 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the campaign.
Out of their 11,085 innings played, the Nationals have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 68.7% (24th in the majors). The Washington Nationals have gotten 109 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (28th in pro baseball). The Nationals have accrued 1,227 assists, 89 errors and have accounted for 3,695 putouts for the year.
In his pro baseball career, Abbott has allowed 45 base knocks while he has accumulated 41 punch outs in 49 frames. He has conceded 28 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.399 and being the owner of a FIP of 7.0. His K/BB ratio is 1.71 and he has gone up against 218 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Abbott (0-2 career record) is the owner of a 5.11 earned run average and has allowed 8.2 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (-180)
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