Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins: Predictions, Odds, and Analysis Apr 29 2024 6:40 PM

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Apr 29, 2024 2:43 PM
The Washington Nationals look to sweep their four-game series against the Miami Marlins at loanDepot park on April 29, 2024, at 6:40 PM. The Nationals, who lead the series 3-0, will aim to capitalize on the Marlins' struggling home record (2-14) and their own strong road performance (9-6). With a comfortable temperature of 81°F and zero precipitation, the stage is set for an exciting matchup.
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Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Probable Pitchers

As the Washington Nationals prepare to take on the Miami Marlins, they'll likely be relying on Jake Irvin to take the mound, bringing his 4.55 ERA and 1.30 WHIP to the contest. With 23 strikeouts and only 7 walks on the season, Irvin will look to capitalize on his recent form and secure a crucial win for the Nationals.

Trevor Rogers, the probable starting pitcher for the Miami Marlins, will look to shake off a winless start to the season when he takes the mound against the Washington Nationals. With 24 strikeouts in 26.1 innings pitched, Rogers will aim to use his strikeout prowess to shut down the Nationals' lineup.

Washington Nationals Analysis

As the Washington Nationals gear up to face the Miami Marlins, their struggles at the plate are a major concern. With a team batting average of .238, which ranks 18th in the league, the Nationals will need to figure out a way to get their bats going if they hope to come out on top. Their 23rd-ranked runs scored total (110) and 23rd-ranked hits total (214) suggest that scoring runs has been a challenge for this team. However, the Nationals do have some bright spots, such as shortstop CJ Abrams, who boasts a .296 batting average and has contributed 6 home runs and 15 RBIs. If the Nationals can get Abrams and their other talented hitters going, they may be able to overcome their struggles and come out on top against the Marlins. With Jake Irvin taking the mound, the Nationals will need all the offense they can get to secure a win.

Miami Marlins Analysis

As the Washington Nationals gear up to take on the Miami Marlins, a few key statistics stand out that could impact the outcome of the game. The Marlins' batting woes are a major concern, with the team ranking 21st in strikeouts, 26th in runs scored, and 24th in batting average. This could be troublesome against a Nationals pitching staff that has shown flashes of brilliance this season. However, the Marlins do boast some bright spots, such as Luis Arraez's impressive .305 batting average and Bryan De La Cruz's five home runs. With Trevor Rogers taking the mound for the Marlins, they'll need to find ways to capitalize on their scoring opportunities, as their 29th-ranked runners left on base statistic suggests they often struggle to convert.

Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Injuries

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  • JT Chargois (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Braxton Garrett (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Xavier Edwards (SS): 10-Day-IL
  • Kemp Alderman (RF): Day-To-Day
  • A.J. Puk (SP): 15-Day-IL

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    Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Betting Odds

    The Miami Marlins are favored to win, with current odds of -150, which represents a slight increase from their opening odds of -145. The over/under for the game is set at 8.5, indicating a potentially high-scoring matchup between the Nationals and Marlins.

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    Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Prediction

    I'm predicting a thrilling 5-4 Marlins victory, mostly because I don't want to jinx it, but let's just say the Fish have got this one in the bag.

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    WSH -1.5 +205 | WSH @ MIA

    • Grade: B
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    WSH @ MIA Over 11.5 +340

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    • Odds to Hit: 23.8%
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    Jake Irvin (WSH) Over 4.5 Strikeouts Thrown +135

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    • Expected Value: +1.1%
    • Odds to Hit: 45.7%
    • Bet Units: 1.4
    • Fair Odds: +119
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    Jesus Sanchez (MIA) Over 0.5 Runs +105

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    • Odds to Hit: 50.0%
    • Bet Units: 0.6
    • Fair Odds: -100
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    Jesse Winker (OF) - WSH Over 0.5 Singles +120

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    • • Last 25 60.0% (15-10) (impl -150)
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    • • Last 15 60.0% (9-6) (impl -150)
    • • Last 10 60.0% (6-4) (impl -150)
    • • Last 5 60.0% (3-2) (impl -150)
    • • Last 3 100.0% (3-0)

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