Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins 08/24/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions
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Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins 08/24/2021 – An AL East Division play is all set to get underway between two struggling teams. The Washington Nationals will take on the Miami Marlins from LoanDepot Park in Miami, Florida. The Nationals are holding the fourth spot in the NL East Division and are three-plus games ahead of Miami at the bottom. Washington turned out to be a weak team after their poor performance this year. The Marlins are no better and both teams enter this game with a losing record. The free online sportsbooks for baseball have predicted a winner for this entertaining series opener.
Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins 08/24/2021
Washington Nationals won a total of 53 games and dropped 70 in return. The Nationals gave up seven runs to the Brewers in their last game and scored just three in return. Washington is close to 15 games behind the Braves at the top in the NL East Division play. Washington will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. Erick Fedde will be sent to the mound here as their starting pitcher in this game. The righty has a 5-8 record with an ERA of 5.14 on the season. The 28-year-old pitcher gave up three runs in a span of five innings against Toronto that resulted in a victory.
Players to watch: Juan Soto LF (GP 112, AB 372, R 81, H 113, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 67, TB 190, BB 97, SO 76, SB 6, AVG 0.304, OBP 0.446, SLG 0.511, OPS 0.957, WAR 5.1), Josh Bell 1B (GP 107, AB 363, R 56, H 88, 2B 16, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 66, TB 166, BB 36, SO 79, SB 0, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.311, SLG 0.457, OPS 0.768, WAR 1.1).
The Miami Marlins will enter this game riding a terrible seven-game losing streak. The Marlins lost their last game against the Reds with a final score of 3-1. Jesus Luzardo will take the nod here as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 4-6 record on the season with an ERA of 7.76. Luzardo has given up 19 runs in a span of 17 plus innings for the Marlins. Overall, Miami will need more support from the plate to get past the Nationals.
Players to watch: Jesus Aguilar 1B (GP 119, AB 412, R 47, H 108, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 22, RBI 87, TB 194, BB 43, SO 87, SB 0, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.471, OPS 0.802, WAR 1.5), Miguel Rojas SS (GP 101, AB 382, R 54, H 105, 2B 27, 3B 3, HR 6, RBI 32, TB 156, BB 29, SO 56, SB 11, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.332, SLG 0.408, OPS 0.74, WAR 2.8).
Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games.
Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Betting Picks
The Marlins are missing out on Garrett Cooper due to his injury. Washington holds the eighth rank in OPS and 18th rank in runs scored. The mlb betting strategy is back in favor of the Nationals to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Nationals 6, Marlins 5.