Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 6/8/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins
Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Location: LoanDepot Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
LoanDepot Park is where the Miami Marlins (22-30) will play the Washington Nationals (21-35) on Wednesday. The starting pitchers will be Jon Gray and Sandy Alcantara.
As a unit, the Washington Nationals are notching 4.1 runs per game, which has them at 23rd in the league. They have accounted for 230 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .321. The Nationals have hit 95 doubles as a squad and have knocked 41 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 220 runs batted in and 480 hits for the season, and their batting average is at .255. Washington is slugging .376 and have struck out 408 times, while taking a walk on 171 occasions.
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The Nationals have a team earned run average of 5.31 this season (29th in baseball), and they have rung up 428 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 211 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.59 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.03 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.51. Nationals pitchers have relinquished 65 home runs and 307 runs in total (29th in MLB).
The Nationals bullpen have compiled a save rate of 69.2% and has entered the game in 36 save situations. The relievers have inherited 106 base runners for the year with 36.8% of them ended up scoring. Nationals relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 61 times in addition to having 36 appearances in high leverage situations. The Nationals have sent 215 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The relievers have racked up 23 holds so far this year (24th in the league). They have recorded 9 saves this year and have not converted 4 out of their 13 chances to get a save.
The Nationals have converted 66.7% of baseballs in play into outs in their 4,398 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 29th in pro baseball. The Washington Nationals have amassed 1,466 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 509 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .981 which is 26th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 44 double plays.
Gray has taken the mound for 870 innings and is sitting with 893 K's thus far in his career. His ERA is 4.60 (445 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.333. He has surrendered 865 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 295 walks. Gray (54-51 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 3.90 and he has gone up against 3,725 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues.
The Miami Marlins have accumulated an OBP of .315 and a batting average of .243 for the year. They have been rung up on 460 instances (13th in baseball) and have totaled 427 base hits. Miami is sitting with 54 long balls for the year as well as 212 runs batted in. The Marlins hold a slugging % of .393 and they have an average of 4.33 runs per game (17th in MLB). They have put up 81 doubles, while getting a free base 165 times as well as scoring 225 runs.
The Marlins have a team WHIP of 1.234 with a FIP of 4.04 as a pitching staff on the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.68 (466 strikeouts against 174 walks). They rank 4th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 389. They have allowed 58 dingers and they concede 4.30 runs per 9 innings (15th in baseball). The Miami pitching staff have allowed 218 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.87 (196 earned runs yielded).
Miami relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 37.5% of 64 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 45 times in high leverage situations and on 43 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 46 save situations, the Marlins have tallied 26 holds in addition to 8 blown saves. They are ranked 25th in the league holding a save rate of 57.9%, and they have dispatched 179 relief pitchers onto the field this season. Miami has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 19 save opportunities and they have converted 11 saves.
The Miami Marlins have turned 40 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (9th in the majors). The Marlins have recorded 443 assists, 23 errors and have a total of 1,370 putouts on the season. In 4,110 innings played, the Marlins have a efficiency on defense of 71.0% (10th in pro baseball).
Alcantara (26-36 career win-loss record) has earned a 3.27 ERA while allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.52 and he has gone up against 2,319 opposing batters so far in his career. He has given up a total of 204 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.187 and a FIP of 3.9. In his MLB career, Alcantara has given up 468 hits while he has tallied 502 K's in 562 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Washington
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