Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 7/4/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals
Date: Monday, July 4, 2022
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
The Miami Marlins (36-40) are hitting the road to Nationals Park on Monday where they will compete against the Washington Nationals (29-51). The expected starting pitchers will be Braxton Garrett and Patrick Corbin.
As a squad, the Miami Marlins are scoring 4.4 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 16th in the league. They have earned a total of 329 runs while having a team OBP of .311. The Marlins have hit 115 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 82 balls out of the park. They have 313 runs batted in in addition to 620 base knocks for the year, and their team batting average is .245. Miami is slugging .397 and have struck out 662 times, while taking a walk on 215 occasions.
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The Marlins have an earned run average of 3.94 over the course of the season (18th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 648 batters. They have walked 239 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 3.97 as a team on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.71 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.27. Marlins pitchers have allowed 80 home runs and also 321 runs (14th in MLB).
The Marlins have dispatched 252 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 98 base runners so far this season with 35.7% of those players earned a run for their team. They have accumulated 17 saves so far this season and have not converted 11 of their 28 save opportunities. The Marlins relievers have recorded a save percentage of 60.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 68 save situations. The relievers have a total of 38 holds for the season (21st in baseball). Marlins relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 64 times in addition to having 71 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Miami Marlins have a total of 1,974 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 670 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .987 which is 9th in pro baseball, and have a total of 54 double plays. The Marlins have turned 69.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,922 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 13th in professional baseball.
Garrett has pitched in 64 innings and has tallied 62 strikeouts in his career. Garrett (3-6 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.49 while going up against 298 batters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 5.20 (37 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.766. He has surrendered 82 base hits (11.5 hits per 9 innings) with 31 walks.
The Washington Nationals have an on-base percentage of .321 in addition to a team batting average of .253 for the year. They have struck out on 568 instances (28th in the league) and are sitting with 672 base hits. Washington has accumulated 62 long balls this year as well as 304 RBIs. The Nationals have a SLG% of .382 and they average 4.03 runs per game (24th in the league). They have notched 136 doubles, while taking a walk 249 times and putting up 318 runs.
The Nationals have a team WHIP of 1.478 and have a FIP of 4.84 as a unit so far this season. They come in at 30th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 731. The Washington pitching staff have surrendered 430 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 5.11 (393 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.08 (607 strikeouts vs 292 bases on balls). They have surrendered 109 home runs and they yield 5.59 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league).
Washington relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 32.8% of 134 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 54 times in high leverage situations and also on 80 occasions with runners on. With 51 save situations, the Nationals have recorded 30 holds in addition to 7 blown saves. They rank 14th in the league with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 288 relievers onto the diamond on the year. Washington has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 21 save chances and they have tallied 14 saves.
The Washington Nationals have gotten 55 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .981 (26th in pro baseball). The Nationals have recorded 709 assists, 53 errors and have notched a total of 2,076 putouts on the season. In 6,228 innings on the diamond, the Nationals have earned a efficiency on defense of 67.8% (29th in baseball).
Corbin (85-94 career mark) has a 4.20 ERA and has conceded 9.2 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.15 and he has faced 6,265 batters so far in his MLB career. He has allowed 684 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.328 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. So far in his pro baseball career, Corbin has given up 1,499 hits while he has tallied 1,413 strikeouts in 1,466 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami
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