Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 9/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: LoanDepot Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
The Miami Marlins (61-89) host the Washington Nationals (52-97) at LoanDepot Park on Saturday. The pitchers who are expected to start are Erick Fedde and Sandy Alcantara.
The Nationals have hit 232 doubles as a unit and have knocked 127 balls out of the stadium. Washington has a slugging % of .381 and have struck out 1,111 times, while drawing a walk on 419 occasions. As a unit, the Washington Nationals are notching 3.8 runs per contest, which is 26th in baseball. They have compiled 546 RBI's in addition to 1,255 hits this season, while their average at the plate is sitting at .250. They have earned a total of 568 runs while having a team OBP of .314.
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The Nationals have compiled a team earned run average of 4.99 so far this season (29th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,129 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.19 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.44. Nationals pitchers have allowed 221 home runs and also 781 runs (29th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 516 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.93 as a squad for the year.
The Nationals relief pitchers have a save rate of 63.6% and has entered the game in 100 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 229 base runners for the year with 31.9% of them earned a run for their team. Nationals bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 144 times as well as having 125 appearances in high leverage situations. The Nationals have dispatched 544 relievers to the mound for the season. The bullpen have 55 holds for the season (29th in the league). They have recorded 28 saves this season and have blown 16 of 44 chances to get a save.
The Nationals have turned 68.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,715 innings, which has them sitting 25th in pro baseball. The Washington Nationals are sitting with 3,905 putouts thus far, as well as 1,303 assists and 96 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .982 which has them ranked 28th in pro baseball, and they have turned 116 double plays.
Fedde (21-30 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 5.12 while he has gone up against 1,944 batters in the majors. He has given up 476 base knocks (9.7 hits per nine innings) and has 187 walks. His ERA is 5.26 (258 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.502. Fedde has thrown 441 frames and has 344 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career.
Miami has knocked in 134 home runs so far this year to go along with 508 runs batted in. They have 228 doubles, while getting a free base 402 times as well as putting up 537 runs. The Miami Marlins have recorded a team on-base percentage of .294 in addition to a team batting average of .230 this season. The Marlins have a team SLG% of .363 and they have an average of 3.58 runs per game (27th in baseball). They have been rung up on 1,313 occasions (9th in MLB) and have recorded 1,148 base hits.
The Miami pitching staff have allowed 638 runs this year while having an ERA of 3.94 (581 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 165 home runs and they give up 4.33 runs per 9 innings (16th in the league). The Marlins have a team WHIP of 1.276 in addition to having a FIP of 3.97 as a team for the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.77 (1,320 strikeouts against 476 walks). They are sitting at 12th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,217.
Miami has called on relief pitchers to enter the game in 61 save chances and they have earned 34 saves. They sit at 25th in the league with a save percentage of 55.7%, and they have dispatched 485 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond on the year. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 152 times in high leverage situations and on 121 occasions with base runners. Miami bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.7% out of 180 inherited runners. With 129 save situations, the Marlins have recorded 65 holds in addition to 27 blown saves.
In their 11,943 innings on the diamond, the Marlins hold a defensive efficiency of 69.4% (17th in baseball). The Miami Marlins have gotten 134 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .988 (3rd in professional baseball). The Marlins have accrued 1,353 assists, 65 errors and have notched a total of 3,981 putouts this year.
So far in his career, Alcantara has allowed 585 hits and he has 619 punch outs in 700 frames. Alcantara (33-42 career win-loss mark) has a 3.15 ERA and has given up 7.5 hits per nine innings. He has given up 245 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.156 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.76 and he has gone up against 2,861 hitters during his pro baseball career.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami
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