Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 6/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+180) San Diego (-244)
Petco Park is the site where Dinelson Lamet and the San Diego Padres (45-32, 3rd in NL West) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (21-55, 5th in NL West) on Saturday. The Padres open this game at -244 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +180. The over/under opens at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Merrill Kelly and Dinelson Lamet.
As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks are scoring 4.2 runs/g, which ranks them 19th in baseball. They have 316 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .302. The Diamondbacks have accrued 129 doubles as a squad and have knocked 68 balls out of the stadium. They have accounted for 297 runs batted in and 591 base knocks so far this year, and their batting average comes in at .229. Arizona has a slugging rate of .369 and have been called out on strikes 695 times, while taking a walk on 250 occasions.
The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team ERA of 5.23 on the year (29th in the league), and the staff has rung up 604 batters. They have walked 262 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.75 as a team on the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.31 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.45. Diamondbacks pitchers have conceded 106 home runs in addition to 425 runs in total (30th in MLB).
The Diamondbacks have sent 263 relievers to the hill for the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 89 base runners this year and 31.5% of them crossed the plate. They have 6 saves on the year and have blown 13 of their 19 save chances. The Diamondbacks relievers have earned a save rate of 31.6% and stepped onto the hill in 44 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 25 holds this season (28th in the league). Diamondbacks relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 63 times as well as having 60 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have a total of 1,982 putouts so far this season, in addition to 668 assists and 48 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .982 which has them ranked 23rd in baseball, and have earned 481 double plays. The Diamondbacks have transformed 67.9% of baseballs in play into outs out of 5,946 innings, which ranks them 25th in professional baseball.
Kelly has pitched in 300 innings and has earned 264 strikeouts in his MLB career. Kelly (19-23 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.34 while he has faced 1,265 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.41 (147 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.283. He has given up 298 base knocks (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 87 walks.
The San Diego Padres have accumulated an on-base percentage of .319 in addition to a batting average of .235 over the course of the season. They have been called out on strikes on 647 instances (19th in the league) and have a total of 594 base hits. San Diego has accounted for 89 home runs so far this year to go along with 329 RBIs. The Padres have a SLG% of .392 and they score 4.52 runs per contest (13th in MLB). They have 109 two-baggers, while walking 298 times and scoring 348 runs.
The San Diego pitching staff have surrendered 269 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 3.09 (236 earned runs given up). They have conceded 84 long balls and they surrender 3.52 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league). The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.129 with a FIP of 3.69 as a pitching staff this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.31 (778 strikeouts vs 235 bases on balls). They rank 9th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 541.
San Diego relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 26.6% out of their 64 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 69 times in high leverage situations and on 48 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 85 save situations, the Padres have tallied 45 holds and 13 blown saves. They are ranked 9th in baseball with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have sent 280 bullpen pitchers to the hill so far this year. San Diego has had relievers step onto the hill in 39 save opportunities and they have come away with 26 saves.
The San Diego Padres have turned 69 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (19th in the majors). The Padres have accrued 648 assists, 47 errors and have accumulated 2,062 putouts on the campaign. Out of their 6,186 innings played, the Padres have a efficiency on defense of 71.1% (7th in the majors).
During his career, Lamet has allowed 220 base hits and he has 374 punch outs in 288 frames. He has surrendered 117 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.162 and a FIP of 3.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.25 and he has faced 1,201 hitters in his MLB career. Lamet (15-16 mark in his career) has earned a 3.65 ERA while giving up 6.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Diego (-244)
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