Nationals vs. Marlins Player Props | Nelson Cruz | Thursday


By Claudio Fortuna | June 9, 2022 1:26 PM

The Washington Nationals visit the Miami Marlins at LoanDepot Park, taking the field at 6:40pm ET on Thursday June 9th. The Washington Nationals are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at Washington Nationals player Nelson Cruz as the Nationals face the Miami Marlins in Major League Baseball action.

In the last 5 matchups between the Marlins and Nationals, the Marlins won four times and the Nationals won once. Their most recent matchup on June 8, 2022 ended 2-1 with the Miami Marlins taking the win.

Nelson Cruz Season Stats

  • Games Played: 53 | Home Runs: 5 | RBI: 29 | Runs: 26 | Batting Average: .247 | OBP: .332 | SLG: .361 | OPS: .693.
  • Cruz’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Miami Marlins is set at 0.5 which is 0.41 less than than his season average of 0.91.
  • Cruz’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Miami Marlins is set at 0.5 which is 0.01 more than than his season average of 0.49.
  • Cruz’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Miami Marlins is set at 0.5 which is 0.05 less than than his season average of 0.55.
  • Cruz’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Miami Marlins is set at 0.5 which is 0.41 more than than his season average of 0.09.

Nelson Cruz Stats vs. Miami

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
25 0 2 0 .080 .207 .120 .327

Nelson Cruz Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Nelson Cruz 53 5 29 26 .247 .332 .361 .693
Juan Soto 58 12 21 32 .226 .371 .457 .828
César Hernández 58 0 15 33 .260 .314 .326 .640
Maikel Franco 57 4 27 19 .271 .294 .394 .688
Lane Thomas 48 6 22 16 .226 .280 .411 .691
Luis García 7 1 6 2 .333 .321 .519 .840

The The Miami Marlins are 3-2 in their last five games, while the Washington Nationals are heading into this matchup with a record of 3-2 in their last five contests.

The Nationals’ 21-37 record in 2022 puts them in 5th place in the NL East with a 5-16 division record and 14th place in the National League with a 19-33 league record.

The Miami Marlins are 24-30, sitting in 4th place in the NL East with a 14-7 division record and 10th place in the National League with a 22-25 league record.

Miami Marlins Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 3.75 19
Team Batting Avg .246 10
HR 58 14
RBI 226 21
R 239 17
OBP .317 12
SLG .398 13
OPS .715 14

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