Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 6/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+120) San Francisco (-152)
Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants (41-25, 1st in NL West) play the Arizona Diamondbacks (20-47, 5th in NL West) at Oracle Park on Wednesday. The Giants open this contest at -152 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +120. The over/under is set at 7.5. The pitchers expected to start will be Merrill Kelly and Anthony DeSclafani.
The Diamondbacks have tallied 114 doubles as a unit and have hit 65 balls out of the stadium. Arizona has a slugging percentage of .379 and have struck out 609 times, while drawing a walk on 221 occasions. As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks are recording 4.2 runs per outing, which ranks them 18th in the league. They have accrued 262 runs batted in and 529 hits so far this year, and their batting average is .232. They have accumulated 280 runs while holding a team OBP of .305.
The Diamondbacks have compiled a team ERA of 5.10 on the year (30th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 534 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.45 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.42. Diamondbacks pitchers have surrendered 92 home runs in addition to 363 runs (30th in the league). They have walked 218 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.64 as a team on the campaign.
The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have a save percentage of 33.3% and has entered the game in 42 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 75 base runners on the season with 29.3% of them ended up crossing the plate. Diamondbacks bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 55 times in addition to having 58 appearances in high leverage situations. The Diamondbacks have sent 231 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The relievers have 24 holds for the season (27th in MLB). They have recorded 6 saves for the season and have not converted 12 of their 18 save opportunities.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have a total of 1,748 putouts thus far, as well as 590 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which is 16th in the majors, and they have twisted 424 double plays. The Diamondbacks have transformed 68.2% of balls in play into outs in their 5,244 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 25th in MLB.
Kelly (18-22 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.35 while he has faced 1,223 batters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 289 base knocks (9.0 hits per 9 innings) and has had 83 free passes. His earned run average is 4.41 (142 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.283. Kelly has pitched in 290 innings and has accounted for 255 K's during his career.
The Giants hold a team SLG% of .413 and they average 4.61 runs per contest (10th in baseball). They have recorded 96 doubles, while taking a walk 254 times and scoring 304 runs. San Francisco has 92 home runs for the season and 288 runs batted in. They have struck out on 629 instances (6th in baseball) and have totaled 502 hits. The San Francisco Giants have a team OBP of .318 in addition to a team batting average of .233 this year.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.106 in addition to having a FIP of 3.73 as a team on the year. They are currently ranked 7th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 471. The San Francisco pitching staff have surrendered 232 runs on the year while having a team ERA of 3.18 (206 earned runs allowed). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.24 (564 strikeouts vs 174 bases on balls). They have relinquished 67 dingers and they concede 3.58 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league).
San Francisco has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 39 save chances and they have come away with 25 saves. They rank 11th in baseball with a save rate of 64.1%, and they have sent 220 relievers to the hill on the season. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 79 times in high leverage situations in addition to 42 occasions with runners on. San Francisco relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 41.7% of 60 inherited runners. With 87 save situations, the Giants have earned 47 holds and also 14 blown saves.
Out of their 5,253 innings played, the Giants are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 72.6% (2nd in MLB). The San Francisco Giants have turned 51 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .988 (3rd in baseball). The Giants have accrued 607 assists, 28 errors and have earned 1,751 putouts over the course of the season.
So far in his career, DeSclafani has given up 720 hits and he has 648 punch outs in 732 frames. He has surrendered a total of 339 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.265 and a FIP of 4.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.15 and he has gone up against 3,075 batters in his MLB career. DeSclafani (43-41 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.17 earned run average while conceding 8.9 hits per 9 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Arizona (+120) and over 7.5 runs
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