Atlanta Braves vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 9/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs San Diego Padres
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (-140) San Diego (+117)
Huascar Ynoa and the Atlanta Braves (80-71, 1st in NL East) are headed to Petco Park on Saturday where they'll meet the San Diego Padres (77-75, 3rd in NL West). The Braves open this game at -140 while the Padres are coming in at +117. The over/under has been set at 9.5. The starting pitchers are Huascar Ynoa and Ryan Weathers.
Atlanta has a slugging rate of .437 and have been rung up 1,347 times, while being walked on 514 occasions. They have amassed 707 runs batted in in addition to 1,219 hits so far this season, while their team batting average is .244. The Braves have compiled 248 doubles as a team and have hit 227 balls out of the park. They have racked up 735 runs scored and have an OBP of .319. As a team, the Atlanta Braves are knocking in 4.9 runs per contest, which puts them at 8th in baseball.
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The Braves have compiled a team ERA of 3.92 so far this season (11th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,331 hitters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.74 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.25. Braves pitchers have allowed 173 home runs in addition to 618 total runs (6th in baseball). They have walked 485 opposing players and their FIP is 4.10 as a squad this year.
The Braves have dispatched 541 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. The relief pitchers have inherited 176 base runners on the season with 33.0% of those players ended up crossing the plate. They have earned 35 saves on the season and have missed out on 24 out of their 59 save chances. The Braves relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 59.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 166 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 106 holds for the year (1st in MLB). Braves bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 121 times as well as having 208 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Braves have converted 70.5% of balls in play into outs in their 11,823 innings on the field, which has them sitting 6th in MLB. The Atlanta Braves have notched a total of 3,941 putouts for the season, as well as 1,378 assists and 67 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .988 which ranks 3rd in pro baseball, and they have turned 1,058 double plays.
Ynoa has taken the ball for 106 innings and is sitting with 108 K's so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.33 (51 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.217. He has given up 92 base hits (7.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 37 free passes. Ynoa (4-5 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 3.92 while going up against 444 hitters in the major leagues.
The San Diego Padres have earned an OBP of .322 as well as a batting average of .243 this season. They have struck out on 1,234 occasions (25th in MLB) and are sitting with 1,219 hits. San Diego has tallied 169 home runs this season as well as 652 runs batted in. The Padres hold a team slugging percentage of .401 and they are scoring 4.54 runs per game (14th in the league). They have put up 250 doubles, while taking a walk 551 times as well as putting up 685 runs.
The Padres have a WHIP of 1.241 and have a FIP of 4.09 as a staff this year. They come in at 12th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,186. The San Diego pitching staff have allowed 642 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 3.97 (589 earned runs given up). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.01 (1,419 strikeouts against 471 free passes). They have surrendered 185 long balls and they surrender 4.33 runs per 9 innings (12th in the league).
Sitting with 151 save situations, the Padres have accrued 86 holds in addition to 22 blown saves. San Diego has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 63 save opportunities and they have recorded 41 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 136 times in high leverage situations and on 110 occasions with base runners. San Diego bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 34.0% of 159 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 8th in MLB with a save rate of 65.1%, and they have sent 577 relief pitchers onto the field over the course of the season.
In 12,015 innings played, the Padres are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.7% (16th in professional baseball). The San Diego Padres have twisted 134 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .986 (9th in the majors). The Padres have accrued 1,323 assists, 77 errors and have accounted for 4,005 putouts for the year.
So far in his career, Weathers has conceded 94 hits while accumulating 67 punch outs in 89 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 51 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.349 and having a FIP of 5.4. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.48 and he has gone up against 375 batters so far in his MLB career. Weathers (4-7 win-loss record in his career) has a 5.12 earned run average while allowing 9.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta (-140)
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