Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/29/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Monday, May 29, 2023
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
Dodger Stadium is the location where the Los Angeles Dodgers (32-22) will play the Washington Nationals (23-30) on Monday. The expected starting pitchers are Trevor Williams and Bobby Miller.
As a team, the Washington Nationals are scoring 4.3 runs per game, which has them sitting at 21st in the league. They have accumulated 224 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .330. The Nationals have recorded 85 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 38 balls out of the stadium. They have accrued 214 RBI's and 474 hits for the season, and their average at the plate sits at .267. Washington is slugging .389 and have been called out on strikes 372 times, while taking a walk on 147 occasions.
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The Nationals hold a team ERA of 4.51 on the campaign (22nd in the league), and they have struck out 385 batters. Nationals pitchers have conceded 64 long balls and also 244 runs (19th in baseball). They have walked 199 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.83 as a squad over the course of the season. Washington has yielded 457 hits (9.0 per 9 innings) and also 229 earned runs. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.93 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.44.
Nationals bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on 48 times as well as having 49 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 28 holds so far this season (15th in baseball). The Nationals relievers have a save percentage of 59.3% and has come into the game in 55 save situations. They have compiled 16 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 11 out of their 27 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 82 runners on the year and 32.9% of those players crossed the plate. The Nationals have sent 166 relief pitchers to the mound on the year.
The Washington Nationals have 1,371 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 506 assists and 33 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which is 24th in professional baseball, and have a total of 50 double plays. The Nationals have converted 68.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of 4,113 innings, which has them sitting at 17th in baseball.
Williams (40-46 career record) has a FIP of 4.44 and he has faced 3,281 batters in the major leagues. He has conceded 779 hits (9.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 244 free passes. His ERA is 4.27 (363 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.337. Williams has thrown 765 innings and has earned 627 punch outs thus far in his career.
The Los Angeles Dodgers hold an on-base percentage of .327 as well as a team batting average of .237 on the season. They have been rung up on 481 occasions (6th in baseball) and have accounted for 421 base knocks. Los Angeles is sitting with 84 home runs on the year as well as 280 RBIs. The Dodgers hold a team SLG% of .449 and they tally 5.43 runs per game (3rd in baseball). They have 102 doubles, while walking 229 times as well as recording 288 runs.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 237 runs on the campaign while having an ERA of 4.37 (227 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 61 home runs and they allow 4.57 runs per 9 innings (15th in MLB). The Dodgers hold a team WHIP of 1.248 with a FIP of 4.17 as a squad over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 8.50 (441 strikeouts vs 148 walks). They are sitting at 19th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 435.
Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 19 save chances and they have tallied 14 saves. They rank 6th in the league with a save percentage of 73.7%, and they have sent 181 relief pitchers to the mound this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 47 times in high leverage situations and also on 57 occasions with base runners. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 25.6% out of their 90 inherited base runners. Sitting with 49 save situations, the Dodgers have 30 holds in addition to 5 blown saves.
In 4,209 innings on the field, the Dodgers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.0% (11th in pro baseball). The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 41 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .988 (10th in the majors). The Dodgers have accrued 453 assists, 23 errors and have earned a total of 1,403 putouts on the campaign.
In his career, Bobby Miller has given up 4 hits while totaling 5 punch outs in 5 frames. He has allowed 1 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.000 and having a FIP of 1.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 5.00 and he has gone up against 20 opposing hitters so far in his career. Bobby Miller (1-0 mark in his career) is the owner of a 1.80 earned run average while giving up 7.2 hits per nine innings.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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