Washington Nationals vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 6/21/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD
The Baltimore Orioles (30-38) are hosting the Washington Nationals (24-46) at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Tuesday. The expected starting pitchers are Erick Fedde and Jordan Lyles.
As a unit, the Washington Nationals are putting up 4.1 runs per outing, which ranks them 22nd in baseball. They have notched a total of 289 runs scored while having a team OBP of .319. The Nationals have compiled 112 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 57 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 276 runs batted in and 601 hits on the season, and their batting average is at .254. Washington has a slugging % of .380 and have been called out on strikes 513 times, while taking a walk on 212 occasions.
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The Nationals have compiled a team earned run average of 5.28 on the year (30th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 533 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 1.99 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.51. Nationals pitchers have surrendered 95 home runs and 398 total runs (30th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 268 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.88 as a team this season.
The Nationals bullpen have a save percentage of 60.0% and has entered the game in 41 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 121 base runners for the season with 33.1% of those players crossed home plate. Nationals pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 73 times in addition to having 42 appearances in high leverage situations. The Nationals have dispatched 261 relievers to the mound for the season. The relief pitchers have tallied 26 holds on the year (28th in the league). They have recorded 9 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 6 of their 15 save opportunities.
The Nationals have transformed 67.3% of balls in play into outs out of 5,535 innings, which ranks them 29th in pro baseball. The Washington Nationals have earned a total of 1,845 putouts this season, as well as 643 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .980 which is 28th in baseball, and have accumulated 51 double plays.
Fedde (19-25 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 5.06 and he has faced 1,717 opposing batters in the majors. He has conceded 419 base hits (9.7 hits per 9 innings) and has 164 free passes. His earned run average is 5.19 (225 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.495. Fedde has thrown 390 innings and has totaled 309 strikeouts so far in his career.
The Orioles have a team slugging percentage of .377 and they average 4.09 runs per outing (24th in the league). They have put up 114 two-baggers, while walking 191 times as well as racking up 278 runs. Baltimore has a total of 68 long balls on the season to go along with 265 RBIs. They have been rung up on 610 occasions (4th in baseball) and have notched a total of 530 hits. The Baltimore Orioles have a team on-base percentage of .299 and a team batting average of .230 so far this year.
The Baltimore pitching staff have relinquished 317 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.27 (286 earned runs conceded). They have conceded 76 home runs and they give up 4.73 runs per 9 innings (23rd in MLB). The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.355 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.30 as a team for the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.44 (480 strikeouts against 197 free passes). They are sitting at 28th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 620.
Sitting with 55 save situations, the Orioles have compiled 33 holds and 5 blown saves. Baltimore has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 20 save chances and they have come away with 15 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 87 times in high leverage situations in addition to 97 occasions with runners on. Baltimore bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 27.7% out of 141 inherited runners. They are ranked 6th in the league with a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 242 relief pitchers to the hill on the year.
The Baltimore Orioles have gotten 67 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .982 (23rd in MLB). The Orioles have 675 assists, 45 errors and have earned 1,810 putouts over the course of the season. Out of their 5,430 innings played, the Orioles hold a defensive efficiency of 68.2% (27th in MLB).
During his MLB career, Lyles has allowed 1,338 hits while he has accumulated 940 K's in 1,219 innings pitched. Lyles (58-84 career mark) is the owner of a 5.20 earned run average and has conceded 9.9 hits per nine innings. He has conceded 705 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.440 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.7. His K/BB ratio is 2.25 and he has gone up against 5,368 hitters in his career.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Washington
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