Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 7/1/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals
Date: Friday, July 1, 2022
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-210) Washington (+180)
The Miami Marlins (34-40) are hitting the road to Nationals Park on Friday where they will compete against the Washington Nationals (29-49). The line on this contest has the Marlins at -210 while the Nationals are priced at +180. The over/under has been set at 10. The expected starting pitchers will be Trevor Rogers and Jon Gray.
Miami is slugging .396 and have been called out on strikes 649 times, while taking a walk on 210 occasions. They have accumulated 304 RBI's in addition to 601 hits on the year, and their batting average is at .244. The Marlins have tallied 111 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 80 baseballs out of the stadium. They have 319 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .310. As a squad, the Miami Marlins are scoring 4.4 runs per game, which has them sitting at 17th in the league.
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Marlins pitchers have allowed 79 home runs and 315 total runs (14th in the league). They have walked 234 opposing players and their FIP is 3.99 as a team this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.73 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.28. The Marlins have a team ERA of 3.98 over the course of the season (17th in the league), and they have rung up 638 batters.
The Marlins have sent 248 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The relievers have inherited 98 base runners on the campaign with 35.7% of those players crossed the plate. They have accumulated 16 saves for the season and have not converted 11 of 27 save opportunities. The Marlins relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 59.3% and stepped onto the hill in 65 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 36 holds so far this season (21st in the league). Marlins relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on 64 times and also have had 71 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Miami Marlins have amassed 1,920 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 643 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .987 which has them ranked 9th in professional baseball, and they have turned 51 double plays. The Marlins have transformed 69.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of 5,760 innings, which ranks them 15th in MLB.
Rogers (11-16 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.43 while he has gone up against 970 hitters during his time in the majors. He has given up 211 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) with 90 walks. His earned run average is 3.98 (99 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.344. Rogers has pitched in 224 innings and has earned 254 strikeouts during his MLB career.
Washington has hit 60 long balls on the campaign and 295 runs batted in. They have tallied 130 doubles, while taking a walk 240 times and earning 308 runs. The Washington Nationals have accounted for an OBP of .319 in addition to a team batting average of .252 over the course of the season. The Nationals hold a team slugging percentage of .380 and they have an average of 4.00 runs per outing (25th in MLB). They have struck out on 554 occasions (28th in MLB) and have notched a total of 651 hits.
The Washington pitching staff have relinquished 416 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 5.06 (379 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 104 home runs and they allow 5.55 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league). The Nationals have a WHIP of 1.475 and have a FIP of 4.80 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.09 (593 strikeouts against 284 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 30th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 710.
Washington relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 32.8% out of 125 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 51 times in high leverage situations and on 76 occasions with runners on. With 49 save situations, the Nationals have 29 holds and also 6 blown saves. They are ranked 9th in baseball with a save percentage of 70.0%, and they have sent 280 relief pitchers onto the field so far this year. Washington has had relievers take the mound in 20 save opportunities and they have tallied 14 saves.
The Washington Nationals have turned 53 double plays and have a fielding rate of .982 (26th in MLB). The Nationals have recorded 688 assists, 51 errors and have a tally of 2,022 putouts for the year. In their 6,066 innings on the diamond, the Nationals have a defensive efficiency of 67.8% (28th in professional baseball).
Gray (57-52 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.53 ERA while giving up 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.03 and he has faced 3,848 hitters during his career. He has given up a total of 454 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.324 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. During his career, Gray has allowed 888 base knocks while he has accumulated 925 strikeouts in 901 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami (-210)
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