Marlins Vs Nationals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – September 15, 2021

Written By Staff on September 15, 2021

Lewin Diaz leads the Miami Marlins (61-84) into a matchup against the Washington Nationals (60-85) following his two-homer performance in an 8-2 loss to the Nationals. It starts at 1:05 PM ET on Wednesday. Miami (-125 to win) has Trevor Rogers starting, while Washington (+105) will send out Josh Rogers.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 15, 2021, 12:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Marlins vs Nationals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Rogers (MIA) Pitcher Rogers (WSH)
7 – 7 W/L 1 – 0
118.2 IP 12.1
2.81 ERA 3.65
1.140 WHIP 1.300
10.5 K/9 4.4
3.1 BB/9 2.9

Marlins Probable Starter Trevor Rogers

  • The Marlins are sending Trevor Rogers (7-7) to the mound to make his 23rd start of the season. He is 7-7 with a 2.81 ERA and 138 strikeouts through 118 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Friday against the Braves, when the lefty went 4 1/3 innings, surrendering four earned runs while giving up three hits.
  • The opposing Nationals offense has the 11th-ranked slugging percentage (.419) and is 21st in MLB play with 166 home runs. They have a collective .257 batting average, and are fourth in the league with 1230 total hits and 15th in MLB play scoring 647 runs.
  • The Marlins have a 5-4 record in Rogers’ nine starts this season when they were the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 15, 2021 at 12:44 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Nationals Stats vs Rogers

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Ryan Zimmerman 5 .400 2 1 4 .400 1.600
Jordy Mercer 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Alcides Escobar 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Riley Adams 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Lane Thomas 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Yadiel Hernandez 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Juan Soto 1 .000 0 0 0 .667 .667

Nationals Probable Starter Josh Rogers

  • Josh Rogers will get the start for the Nationals, his third of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, when he threw 6 2/3 innings, giving up two earned runs while allowing eight hits against the Pirates.
  • The Marlins rank 27th in MLB with a .234 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 29th in the league (.373) and 140 home runs.
  • His team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re underdogs on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 15, 2021 at 12:44 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Stats vs Rogers

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Sandy León 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Marlins Betting Trends

  • The Marlins score an average of 3.8 runs per game on the road compared to 4.1 per contest at home.
  • The Marlins have the No. 28 offense in MLB action scoring 3.9 runs per game (569 total runs).
  • The Marlins have a 25-20 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 55.6% of those games).
  • Miami has a record of 16-8 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -125 or shorter (66.7%).
  • Miami has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 64 times this season for a 64-72-9 record against the over/under.
  • Miami was the moneyline favorite for three of its last 10 games, and went 2-1 in those matchups.
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Nationals Betting Trends

  • The Nationals have scored 647 runs (4.5 per game) this season, which ranks 15th in MLB.
  • In home games this season, they have scored a total of 323 runs (4.4 per game) while plating 324 total away from Nationals Park, an average of 4.6 per contest.
  • The Nationals have entered the game as underdogs 90 times this season and won 27, or 30%, of those games.
  • This season, Washington has won 20 of its 69 games, or 29%, when they’re the underdog by at least +105 on the moneyline.
  • Washington’s games have gone over the total in 65 of their 145 chances.
  • In seven games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, Washington has a record of 2-5.

Marlins Players to Watch

  • Jazz Chisholm has a team-best 15 home runs and 46 runs batted in.
  • Miguel Rojas is hitting .269 with 29 doubles, three triples, eight home runs and 34 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB play, Rojas is not in the top 25 in SLG and OBP.

Marlins Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Miguel Rojas 450 .269 64 8 42 .327 .727
Jazz Chisholm 400 .250 61 15 46 .306 .731
Jorge Alfaro 294 .241 22 4 30 .281 .621
Isan Díaz 235 .196 24 4 17 .278 .563
Lewis Brinson 215 .233 22 8 29 .275 .675
Magneuris Sierra 194 .237 25 0 5 .275 .553
Sandy León 188 .186 13 3 13 .236 .497
Jesús Sánchez 178 .236 18 10 27 .295 .756
Bryan De La Cruz 140 .336 11 4 15 .382 .853
Joe Panik 114 .246 9 2 11 .293 .644

Nationals Players to Watch

  • Juan Soto leads Washington in runs batted in with 84 while batting .313, which is also best on the team.
  • Soto ranks sixth in AVG (.313), and first in OBP (.440) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Josh Bell leads Washington in home runs with 26 while driving in 82 runs and slugging .478.
  • Bell’s home runs and RBI fall outside of the league leaders among all qualified batters in the league.

Nationals Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Juan Soto 448 .313 97 25 84 .440 .967
Josh Bell 441 .252 65 26 82 .328 .806
Alcides Escobar 242 .269 41 2 20 .319 .691
Ryan Zimmerman 230 .243 25 14 45 .285 .768
Yadiel Hernandez 221 .267 27 8 27 .322 .738
Luis Garcia 182 .231 24 5 11 .267 .674
Andrew Stevenson 167 .228 21 4 19 .282 .611
Carter Kieboom 164 .232 22 6 20 .323 .689
Lane Thomas 103 .301 20 4 17 .392 .916
Riley Adams 90 .244 12 2 9 .346 .768

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