Marlins Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 8, 2022

Written By Staff on June 8, 2022

The Miami Marlins (23-30) will look to Nick Fortes, who is on a two-game home run streak, when they take on the Washington Nationals (21-36) at 6:40 PM ET on Wednesday at LoanDepot park. Sandy Alcantara gets the starting nod for Miami (-210 to win), and Josiah Gray is Washington’s (+179) pick to start.

The betting insights in the article below are based off odds valid as of June 8, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET.

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Marlins vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Alcantara (MIA) Pitcher Gray (WSH)
6 – 2 W/L 6 – 4
74.2 IP 57.1
1.81 ERA 4.71
0.978 WHIP 1.308
8.6 K/9 9.9
2.9 BB/9 4.4

Marlins Probable Starter Sandy Alcantara

  • Alcantara (6-2 with a 1.81 ERA and 71 strikeouts in 74 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Marlins, his 12th of the season.
  • The right-hander last appeared on Thursday against the San Francisco Giants, when he tossed 7 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up three hits.
  • The 26-year-old has a 1.81 ERA and 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings across 11 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .190 to his opponents.
  • Alcantara is aiming to record his sixth quality start in a row in this matchup.
  • He will face a Nationals offense that is hitting .254 as a unit (fourth in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .376 (22nd in MLB) with 42 total home runs (27th in MLB).
  • The 26-year-old ranks fourth in ERA (1.81), 13th in WHIP (.978), and 27th in K/9 (8.6) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 8, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Alcantara

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Juan Soto 27 .296 8 2 3 .387 .906
Josh Bell 19 .158 3 1 2 .200 .516
César Hernández 18 .278 5 0 1 .350 .628
Maikel Franco 12 .083 1 0 0 .154 .237
Victor Robles 11 .182 2 1 2 .400 .945
Yadiel Hernandez 9 .222 2 0 2 .222 .444
Lane Thomas 7 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Keibert Ruiz 7 .286 2 0 0 .375 .661
Luis García 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Nelson Cruz 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666

Nationals Probable Starter Josiah Gray

  • The Nationals will send Gray (6-4) to the mound for his 12th start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up one earned run in 6 2/3 innings pitched on Friday in his last outing, a matchup with the Cincinnati Reds.
  • The 24-year-old has an ERA of 4.71 and 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .222 in 11 games this season.
  • In 11 starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in three of them.
  • The Marlins rank 17th in MLB with 237 runs scored this season. They have a .246 batting average this campaign with 58 home runs (14th in the league).
  • The 24-year-old’s 4.71 ERA ranks 52nd, 1.308 WHIP ranks 46th, and 9.9 K/9 ranks 12th among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 8, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Stats vs Gray

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jazz Chisholm Jr. 11 .364 4 1 1 .417 1.235
Jesús Sánchez 10 .300 3 0 1 .417 .817
Jorge Soler 8 .250 2 1 1 .333 .958
Jesús Aguilar 7 .000 0 0 1 .111 .111
Jacob Stallings 6 .167 1 0 1 .167 .334
Avisaíl García 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Bryan De La Cruz 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 1.300
Garrett Cooper 5 .400 2 0 1 .333 .933
Miguel Rojas 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 .800

Marlins Betting Trends

  • The Marlins have been the moneyline favorite 25 total times this season. They’ve gone 14-11 in those games.
  • Miami has not yet played as a moneyline favorite of -210 or shorter.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Marlins have an implied win probability of 67.7%.
  • Miami has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 27 times this season for a 27-26-0 record against the over/under.
  • The Marlins are 28-25-0 ATS this season.
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Nationals Betting Trends

  • The Nationals have entered the game as underdogs 48 times this season and won 16, or 33.3%, of those games.
  • Washington has a record of 4-6, a 40% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +179 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 35.8% chance of a victory for the Nationals.
  • Washington’s games have gone over the total in 28 of their 57 chances.
  • The Nationals are 22-35-0 against the spread this season.

Marlins Players to Watch

  • Jazz Chisholm has racked up 40 hits, a team-high for the Marlins, on the way to hitting .255 with seven doubles, four triples, 10 home runs and 13 walks.
  • Among qualifying batters, Chisholm ranks 77th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 102nd and he is 12th in slugging.
  • Jorge Soler is batting .221 with 11 doubles, 12 home runs and 24 walks.
  • Soler currently ranks 130th in batting average, 98th in on base percentage, and 31st in slugging among qualifying hitters.
  • Garrett Cooper has a team-high OBP (.374) and slugging percentage (.466). He is hitting .305 with 14 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 16 walks.
  • Miguel Rojas has four doubles, a triple, four home runs and 11 walks while hitting .229.

Marlins Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jorge Soler 190 .221 26 12 29 .315 .783
Jesús Aguilar 186 .242 16 6 21 .304 .691
Garrett Cooper 174 .305 19 4 26 .374 .840
Avisaíl García 174 .230 15 3 14 .261 .560
Jesús Sánchez 166 .229 22 7 20 .279 .707
Jazz Chisholm 157 .255 26 10 37 .310 .851
Miguel Rojas 153 .229 17 4 11 .289 .635
Jacob Stallings 129 .209 14 1 18 .280 .544
Bryan De La Cruz 82 .244 10 1 8 .308 .637
Jon Berti 77 .273 17 2 6 .398 .827

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Juan Soto has 46 hits and an OBP of .373, both of which are tops among Washington hitters this season.
  • Among all qualified batters in the majors, Soto’s batting average is 123rd, his on-base percentage is 23rd, and he is 39th in slugging.
  • Josh Bell is slugging .417 while driving in 31 runs and batting .296 this season.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Bell ranks 21st in batting average, 28th in on-base percentage and 76th in slugging percentage.
  • Nelson Cruz is batting .253 with a .368 slugging percentage and 29 RBI this year.
  • Cesar Hernandez has an OPS of .653, fueled by an OBP of .320 and a team-best slugging percentage of .333 this season.

Nationals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 237 .266 33 0 15 .320 .653
Maikel Franco 218 .271 19 4 27 .294 .688
Josh Bell 206 .296 29 5 31 .369 .786
Juan Soto 204 .225 32 12 21 .373 .829
Nelson Cruz 190 .253 26 5 29 .338 .706
Keibert Ruiz 157 .248 15 1 12 .320 .658
Yadiel Hernandez 151 .272 16 4 23 .319 .730
Lane Thomas 142 .232 16 6 22 .287 .710
Victor Robles 128 .242 19 1 19 .305 .625
Dee Gordon 59 .305 6 0 2 .305 .661

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