San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 9/25/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Padres (-200) Giants (+184)
Evan Longoria and the San Francisco Giants (28-27, 3rd in NL West) host the San Diego Padres (34-22, 2nd in NL West) at Oracle Park on Friday. The Giants open this matchup at +184 while the Padres are priced at -200. The O/U is set at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Chris Paddack and Tyler Anderson.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/24/2020 Mike Clevinger SP Elbow Out for the season
9/23/2020 Javy Guerra RP Personal Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/23/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Out for the season
9/23/2020 Luis Campusano DH Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/23/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/22/2020 Kirby Yates RP Elbow Out for the season
8/1/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/27/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/24/2020 Mike Yastrzemski RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/24/2020 Trevor Gott RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/23/2020 Luis Alexander Basabe RF Hamstring Out for the season
9/23/2020 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/22/2020 Chadwick Tromp C Shoulder Out for the season
9/20/2020 Aramis Garcia C Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/20/2020 Jeff Samardzija SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/31/2020 Joey Rickard RF Elbow Out for the season
6/29/2020 Tyler Beede SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 34-22 overall record this season. Paddack has thrown 196 innings and has accumulated 208 strikeouts in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.58 (78 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.026. He has allowed 159 base knocks (7.3 hits per 9 innings) with 42 free passes. Paddack (13-11 win-loss mark in his career) has a FIP of 4.10 and he has gone up against 794 batters in the major leagues. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 201 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the bullpen and they've struck out 235 hitters and walked 83 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 431 base hits and 208 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 159 batters and struck out 525. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.81.
As a team San Diego is hitting .257, good for 8th in the league. The Padres hold a .466 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .313 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 67 hits this season in 214 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .603 and an OPS+ of 166. Mitch Moreland is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 126 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .532. The Padres have 476 hits, including 96 doubles and 89 home runs. San Diego has walked 193 times so far this season and they have struck out 447 times as a unit. They have left 341 men on base and have a team OPS of .801. They score 5.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 304 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Anderson (21-27 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 4.68 ERA while allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.79 and he has faced 1,917 hitters so far in his MLB career. In his MLB career, Anderson has allowed 458 base knocks while he has earned 404 strikeouts in 450 frames. He has allowed a total of 234 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.339 and a FIP of 4.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 190 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .200 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 194 batters and walked 98 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 431 base knocks and 246 earned runs this season. They have given up 63 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 197 hitters and struck out 440 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.51.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 3rd in the league. The Giants hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Evan Longoria comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .305. He has 46 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 175 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .440 with an OPS+ of 104. Brandon Belt is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .429. He has collected 42 hits in 134 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 179 and a slugging percentage of .590. The Giants as a unit have 497 base hits, including 99 doubles and 73 homers. San Francisco has walked 179 times this year and they have struck out on 451 occasions. They have had 375 men left on base and have an OPS of .789. They have scored 5.07 runs per game and totaled 279 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres (-200)
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