Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Prediction MLB Picks 4/27/24

Miami Marlins (6-20) vs Washington Nationals (10-14)

Game Info: Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 4:10 pm (loanDepot park)

Edward Cabrera (1-0) (3.27) vs Mitchell Parker (2-0) (1.50)

Betting Odds: Miami Marlins -141 / Washington Nationals +119 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article we will formulate a Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Prediction for this MLB game on Saturday, April 27th at loanDepot Park. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Nationals recent form and recent player performance 

-The Marlins recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Washington

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Miami

-Recent betting trends in games played between Washington and Miami.

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Nationals vs Marlins.

Nationals Use Pitching On Friday

The Nationals offense hasn’t been great, but on Friday the pitching really stepped up giving up only one run. Trevor Williams got the start and went five innings giving up five hits and one run. The Nationals are averaging 3.5 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.42 runs per game. The offense is ranked 26th in the league while the defense is ranked 20th. They have a run differential of -0.92 which is 23rd in the league. The long ball hasn’t been their friend and they are averaging 0.88 home runs per game. CJ Abmas has hit six home runs and driven in 12 RBIs. Getting the start for the Nationals will be Mitchell Parker who sits with a 2-0 record and an ERA of 1.50. Against the Astros in his last start he went seven innings giving up three hits and zero runs. 

Marlins Offense Continues to Struggle

The Marlins offense has been a major issue all season and on Friday they only managed one run. Catch Nick Fortes finished with a hit and an RBI. The Marlins are averaging 3.39 runs while their pitching is giving up 5.19 runs per game. The offense is ranked 28th in the league while the pitching is ranked 27th. The stats all across the board have been awful, and they need to find a way to quickly turn around this season, or it’s going to be lost. Jake Burger has been the top player for the Marlins hitting three home runs and driving in 15 RBIs. Getting the start for the Marlins will be Edward Cabrera who sits with a 1-0 record and an ERA of 3.37. In his last start against the Chicago Cubs, he went five innings giving up seven hits and three runs. 

Miami Marlins Player Prop Facts

  • Bryan De La Cruz has hit a home run in four of the Marlins' last five day games.
  • Bryan De La Cruz has recorded at least one RBI in five of the Marlins' last six home games against NL opponents.
  • Luis Arraez has scored at least one run in six of his last seven appearances against the Nationals after playing the previous day.
  • Luis Arraez has recorded two or more total bases in five of his last six appearances against NL East opponents that held a losing record.
  • Edward Cabrera has recorded six or more strikeouts in six of his last eight appearances against NL opponents that held a losing record.
  • Bryan De La Cruz has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 15 home appearances after playing the previous day.
  • Bryan De La Cruz has recorded at least one Single in nine of the Marlins' last 10 games as favorites against NL opponents.

Washington Nationals Player Prop Facts

  • Joey Meneses has recorded at least one RBI in each of his last six appearances in day games.
  • CJ Abrams has scored at least one run in each of the Nationals' last five day games.
  • Lane Thomas has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 13 appearances against the Marlins.
  • Lane Thomas has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 13 appearances against the Marlins.
  • Luis Garcia has recorded at least one Single in each of the Nationals' last eight games.
  • CJ Abrams has recorded a Double in three of the Nationals' last four day games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Lane Thomas has hit a home run in each of his last three appearances with the Nationals as underdogs against the Marlins.
  • CJ Abrams ranks 5th amongst qualified players for Slugging Percentage (.618) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Miami Marlins rank 30th in the league for walks this season (64).
  • The Miami Marlins rank 30th in the league for walks allowed this season (115).
  • The Washington Nationals rank 1st in the league for home runs allowed this season (15).
  • The Washington Nationals rank 2nd in the league for steals this season (41).

Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins Prediction

The Nationals haven’t found much success this season, but they are going to find success against the Marlins here. Mitchell Parker has been dominant this season and he sits with a 2-0 record and an ERA of 1.50. Parker in his last start gave up zero runs and he’s going to step up here with the pitching. The Marlins offense is going to really struggle here, and that will be the difference here as the Nationals are going to get the job done. Back the Nationals on the money line to cash. 

Shane’s Pick Nationals ML

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