Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 9/17/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Washington Nationals
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-145) Washington (+125)
The Washington Nationals (49-94) will try to beat the Miami Marlins (59-85) at Nationals Park on Saturday. The moneyline on this contest has Miami at -145 and Washington is at +125. The betting total comes in at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start are Trevor Rogers and Erick Fedde.
As a team, the Miami Marlins are putting up 3.6 runs per game, which is 28th in the league. They have notched a total of 513 runs and have an OBP of .293. The Marlins have accounted for 220 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 126 balls out of the park. They have compiled 485 RBI's and 1,094 hits on the campaign, and their average at the plate is .228. Miami is slugging .361 and have struck out 1,266 times, while being walked on 389 occasions.
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Marlins pitchers have conceded 157 home runs and also 618 total runs (16th in baseball). They have walked 459 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.97 as a team on the campaign. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.75 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.29. The Marlins are sitting with a team ERA of 3.97 on the year (18th in MLB), and they have rung up 1,260 hitters.
The Marlins bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 57.6% and has come into the game in 125 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 172 base runners this year with 36.6% of those runners ended up scoring. Marlins pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 115 times as well as having 148 appearances in high leverage situations. The Marlins have dispatched 468 relievers to the hill this year. The relievers have accumulated 64 holds for the year (21st in MLB). They have earned 34 saves on the campaign and have not converted 25 of 59 chances to save the game.
The Marlins have turned 69.2% of balls in play into outs out of their 11,475 innings, which has them ranked 18th in professional baseball. The Miami Marlins have 3,825 putouts for the season, in addition to 1,306 assists and 63 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .988 which ranks 3rd in the majors, and they have turned 125 double plays.
Rogers has taken the ball for 267 innings and is sitting with 301 strikeouts so far in his career. His earned run average is 4.08 (121 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.330. He has surrendered 252 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has had 103 walks. Rogers (12-21 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 3.40 and he has gone up against 1,150 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
The Nationals hold a slugging % of .381 and they are recording 3.85 runs per contest (25th in MLB). They have put up 224 doubles, while getting a free base 401 times and scoring 550 runs. Washington has recorded 121 home runs for the season to go along with 528 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 1,053 occasions (29th in MLB) and have a total of 1,212 base hits. The Washington Nationals have earned a team OBP of .314 as well as a team batting average of .251 over the course of the season.
The Washington pitching staff have yielded 761 runs so far this year while holding a team ERA of 5.06 (703 earned runs allowed). They have allowed 214 homers and they surrender 5.48 runs per 9 innings (29th in MLB). The Nationals hold a team WHIP of 1.443 and have a FIP of 4.96 as a squad for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.17 (1,090 strikeouts against 502 walks). They are sitting at 28th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,300.
Washington has had relief pitchers take the mound in 41 save opportunities and they have come away with 25 saves. They are currently ranked 19th in MLB with a save percentage of 61.0%, and they have sent 522 relievers onto the field for the year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 121 times in high leverage situations and also on 141 occasions with runners on. Washington bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 32.3% of 226 inherited base runners. With 94 save situations, the Nationals have earned 52 holds in addition to 16 blown saves.
The Washington Nationals have gotten 110 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (28th in professional baseball). The Nationals have accrued 1,248 assists, 92 errors and have earned 3,749 putouts during this campaign. In their 11,247 innings on the diamond, the Nationals hold a efficiency on defense of 68.6% (26th in professional baseball).
So far in his career, Fedde has surrendered 469 base knocks while he has totaled 341 K's in 437 frames. Fedde (21-30 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a 5.25 earned run average while conceding 9.7 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 255 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.500 and a FIP of 5.1. His K/BB ratio is 1.82 and he has faced 1,926 hitters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Washington (+125)
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