Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 7/27/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
The Los Angeles Dodgers (64-31) will take on the Washington Nationals (33-65) at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Patrick Corbin and Andrew Heaney.
The Nationals have compiled 160 two-baggers as a team and have hit 76 balls out of the park. Washington has a slugging % of .372 and have struck out 704 times, while being walked on 307 occasions. As a team, the Washington Nationals are notching 3.8 runs per game, which has them at 27th in MLB. They have accrued 358 RBI's in addition to 806 hits so far this year, while their team batting average sits at .246. They have accumulated 375 runs scored and have an OBP of .316.
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The Nationals are sitting with a team earned run average of 5.12 so far this season (29th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 765 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 352 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.86 as a team on the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.17 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.46. Nationals pitchers have relinquished 142 home runs in addition to 534 total runs (30th in MLB).
The Nationals have sent 358 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 157 runners for the year with 28.7% of those players crossed home plate. They have accumulated 17 saves on the season and have missed out on 9 of 26 save chances. The Nationals bullpen have a save rate of 65.4% and has entered the game in 66 save situations. The relievers have a total of 39 holds this year (27th in MLB). Nationals relief pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 96 times in addition to having 73 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Washington Nationals have amassed 2,583 putouts so far this season, as well as 870 assists and 66 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .981 which puts them in 29th in professional baseball, and have 69 double plays. The Nationals have turned 68.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 7,749 innings, which has them ranked 27th in baseball.
Corbin has pitched in 1,489 frames and has accounted for 1,436 strikeouts in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.22 (699 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.334. He has given up 1,532 base knocks (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 455 walks. Corbin (85-97 win-loss record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.92 while he has faced 6,371 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
The Dodgers have a SLG% of .440 and they score 5.14 runs per contest (2nd in baseball). They have notched 183 doubles, while getting a free base 364 times and scoring 488 runs. Los Angeles has a total of 124 long balls for the season as well as 463 RBIs. They have struck out on 791 occasions (20th in MLB) and are sitting with 824 base hits. The Los Angeles Dodgers have accounted for an OBP of .334 as well as a team batting average of .256 so far this year.
The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 1.079 in addition to having a FIP of 3.48 as a staff over the course of the season. They are sitting at 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 674. The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 310 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 2.97 (280 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.52 (845 strikeouts against 240 free passes). They have allowed 88 long balls and they concede 3.29 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball).
Los Angeles bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 30.7% out of 88 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 78 times in high leverage situations and also on 63 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 103 save situations, the Dodgers have earned 63 holds and 10 blown saves. They sit at 5th in baseball holding a save rate of 74.4%, and they have sent 329 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the season. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 39 save chances and they have converted 29 saves.
In 7,626 innings played, the Dodgers have earned a defensive efficiency of 72.3% (2nd in MLB). The Los Angeles Dodgers have gotten 75 double plays and have a fielding rate of .987 (7th in MLB). The Dodgers have accrued 803 assists, 44 errors and are sitting with 2,542 putouts on the campaign.
So far in his career, Heaney has allowed 631 hits while he has totaled 673 strikeouts in 649 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 334 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.253 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.68 and he has faced 2,748 batters during his MLB career. Heaney (33-38 win-loss record in his career) holds a 4.63 earned run average while allowing 8.7 hits per 9 innings.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Washington
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