San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 9/10/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Giants (+175) Padres (-190)
Mike Yastrzemski and the San Francisco Giants (22-21, 3rd in NL West) travel to Petco Park on Thursday where they'll meet the San Diego Padres (27-17, 2nd in NL West). The Giants open this contest at +175 while the Padres are priced at -190. The over/under opens at 8.5. The men taking the mound will be Trevor Cahill and Chris Paddack.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/9/2020 Jeff Samardzija SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
9/8/2020 Evan Longoria 3B Thigh Probable for Sep 9
9/8/2020 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/4/2020 Drew Smyly SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/4/2020 Aramis Garcia C Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
8/31/2020 Joey Rickard RF Elbow Out for the season
6/29/2020 Tyler Beede SP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/8/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
9/8/2020 Francisco Mejia C Thumb Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
9/8/2020 Eric Hosmer 1B Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/7/2020 Luis Campusano DH Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
9/4/2020 Luis Perdomo RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/4/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
9/2/2020 Emilio Pagan RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/30/2020 Kirby Yates RP Elbow Out for the season
8/28/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/17/2020 Tommy Pham LF Hand Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/1/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/27/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 22-21 overall record this season. Cahill (84-92 career win-loss mark) holds a FIP of 4.50 while facing 6,260 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.20 (682 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.364. He has given up 1,398 hits (8.6 hits per nine innings) with 598 free passes. Cahill has taken the ball for 1,463 innings and is sitting with 1,108 punchouts so far in his career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.74 and they have given up 159 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the bullpen and they've struck out 142 hitters and walked 78 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 349 base hits and 203 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 157 batters and struck out 343. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.75.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .269, good for 3rd in the league. The Giants hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Mike Yastrzemski is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .402. He has 47 hits this season in 160 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .563 and an OPS+ of 163. Brandon Belt is hitting .337 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .432. He has totaled 34 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 101 at bats. His OPS+ is 194 while his slugging percentage is at .653. The Giants have 396 hits, including 78 doubles and 59 home runs. San Francisco has walked 133 times so far this season and they have struck out 354 times as a unit. They have left 288 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 5.21 runs per contest and have scored a total of 224 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 27-17 overall mark this year. During his MLB career, Paddack has surrendered 157 base hits and he has 201 punchouts in 188 frames. He has conceded 77 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.048 and having a FIP of 4.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 5.03 and he has gone up against 766 hitters in his career. Paddack (12-11 career win-loss record) holds a 3.69 earned run average and has surrendered 7.5 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.82 and they have given up 159 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 170 batters and walked 67 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 353 base knocks and 177 earned runs this season. They have given up 49 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 126 hitters and struck out 396 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.89.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 5th in the league. The Padres hold a .486 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .366. He has 43 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 145 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .607 with an OPS+ of 161. Manny Machado is hitting .308 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 52 hits in 169 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .586. The Padres as a unit have 392 base hits, including 76 doubles and 77 homers. San Diego has walked 153 times this year and they have struck out on 355 occasions. They have had 276 men left on base and have an OPS of .828. They have scored 5.75 runs per game and totaled 253 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres (-190)
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