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    Luke Voit sits at 99 hits this season, and will try to collect his 100th when the Washington Nationals (49-94) play the Miami Marlins (59-85) on Friday at 7:05 PM ET. The Nationals are the underdog (+117) in this contest against the Marlins (-137). Miami’s Jesus Luzardo and Washington’s Josiah Gray will take the mound first.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Marlins vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Friday, September 16, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: Washington D.C.
    • Stadium: Nationals Park
    Marlins vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Marlins -137 7.5

    Marlins Stats & Trends

    Marlins Batting

    • The Marlins are 25th in MLB play with 126 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.
    • The Marlins’ .228 batting average ranks 27th in the majors.
    • The Marlins rank 27th in the league with an on-base percentage of .293.
    • The Marlins strike out 8.8 times per game, the No. 24 mark in the league.
    • The Marlins average 0.9 homers per game when playing away from home this season (66 total in road contests).
    • The Marlins are slugging .355 with 2.5 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team is batting .226 with 549 hits (7.6 per game) on the road this season.

    Marlins Key Batters

    • Miguel Rojas leads Miami in OBP (.282) and total hits (100) this season.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, Rojas’ batting average ranks 109th, his on-base percentage ranks 130th, and he is 133rd in slugging.
    • Garrett Cooper leads Miami in slugging percentage (.408) thanks to 40 extra-base hits.
    • Jon Berti is batting .247 with a .344 slugging percentage and 24 RBI this year.
    • Joey Wendle is batting .260 with a .299 OBP and 31 RBI for Miami this season.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals have hit just 121 homers this season, which ranks 27th in the league.
    • The Nationals have a team batting average of .251 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.
    • The Nationals have the 16th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.314).
    • The Nationals are one of the most disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking second with an average of 7.4 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 67 homers, an average of 0.9 per game, in 71 home contests this season.
    • In 71 home games this season, they’re slugging .379 with 183 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 71 home games this season, they have a batting average of .241 while averaging 8.0 base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Cesar Hernandez has racked up a team-best .323 slugging percentage.
    • Including all qualified hitters in MLB, Hernandez’s batting average places him 80th, his on-base percentage is 96th, and he is 134th in slugging.
    • Hernandez heads into this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .316 with a double, a walk and four RBI.
    • Lane Thomas paces his team with 109 hits.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Thomas’ batting average puts him 76th, his on-base percentage is 110th, and he is 74th in slugging.
    • Nelson Cruz is batting .234 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 49 walks.
    • Voit leads his team with a .320 OBP.

    Marlins vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Luzardo Gray
    14 GS 25
    3-7 W-L 7-9
    3.81 ERA 5.06
    75.2 IP 131.2
    30 BB 60
    85 SO 145
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