Atlanta Braves vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 9/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (+100) San Francisco (-132)
Oracle Park is the site where Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants (96-52, 1st in NL West) will play the Atlanta Braves (76-69, 1st in NL East) on Sunday. The Braves open this matchup at +100 while the Giants are priced at -132. The total opens at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Max Fried and Anthony DeSclafani.
Atlanta has a slugging % of .433 and have struck out 1,297 times, while taking a walk on 505 occasions. They have 679 RBI's and 1,168 base knocks for the year, while their team batting average comes in at .242. The Braves have earned 233 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 217 baseballs out of the stadium. They are sitting with 706 runs and have an OBP of .319. As a squad, the Atlanta Braves are earning 4.9 runs/g, which has them at 8th in the league.
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The Braves have an ERA of 3.99 on the campaign (13th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,296 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 472 hitters and their FIP is 4.13 as a team for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.75 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.26. Braves pitchers have surrendered 171 home runs and also 609 runs (9th in baseball).
Braves relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 119 times as well as having 208 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 104 holds so far this season (1st in baseball). The Braves bullpen have a save percentage of 58.6% and has stepped onto the mound in 163 save situations. They have tallied 34 saves so far this year and have blown 24 of their 58 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 173 base runners so far this season with 33.5% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Braves have dispatched 523 relief pitchers to the mound on the season.
The Braves have transformed 70.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of 11,427 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 8th in pro baseball. The Atlanta Braves have accounted for 3,809 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,327 assists and 66 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .987 which has them ranked 4th in pro baseball, and they have turned 1,028 double plays.
Fried has thrown 424 innings and is sitting with 432 K's in his MLB career. Fried (37-18 career mark) has a FIP of 3.63 and he has gone up against 1,778 opposing hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.50 (165 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.271. He has conceded 401 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 138 free passes.
The Giants hold a team slugging percentage of .445 and they have an average of 4.96 runs per outing (7th in the league). They have 249 two-baggers, while taking a walk 556 times and earning 734 runs. San Francisco has accounted for 227 home runs on the season to go along with 700 RBIs. They have struck out on 1,354 instances (7th in MLB) and have 1,241 base knocks. The San Francisco Giants have earned an on-base percentage of .329 as well as a batting average of .248 so far this season.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.139 in addition to having a FIP of 3.59 as a staff on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.34 (1,293 strikeouts against 387 walks). They have a ranking of 8th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,125. They have allowed 140 homers and they relinquish 3.74 runs per 9 innings (2nd in MLB). The San Francisco pitching staff have surrendered 552 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.30 (486 earned runs surrendered).
San Francisco has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 77 save chances and they have come away with 51 saves. They sit at 4th in baseball holding a save percentage of 66.2%, and they have dispatched 533 bullpen pitchers onto the field so far this year. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 184 times in high leverage situations and also on 112 occasions with runners on. San Francisco relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.4% of 161 inherited runners. Sitting with 182 save situations, the Giants have amassed 102 holds and also 26 blown saves.
The San Francisco Giants have twisted 108 double plays and have a fielding rate of .986 (6th in baseball). The Giants have accrued 1,341 assists, 74 errors and have accumulated 3,983 putouts this season. In 11,949 innings played, the Giants hold a defensive efficiency of 71.1% (4th in pro baseball).
DeSclafani (49-45 win-loss record in his career) holds a 4.09 ERA and has given up 8.8 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.19 and he has faced 3,393 hitters during his MLB career. He has given up 368 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.256 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.2. So far in his career, DeSclafani has surrendered 790 base knocks while he has totaled 722 punch outs in 809 innings pitched.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Atlanta (+100) and over 8.5 runs
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