Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 6/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres
Date: Sunday, June 20, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Yu Darvish and the San Diego Padres (38-32, 3rd in NL West) play the Cincinnati Reds (35-31, 3rd in NL Central) at Petco Park on Sunday.
As a team, the Cincinnati Reds are notching 5.1 runs/g, which puts them at 4th in baseball. They have notched a total of 333 runs and have an OBP of .328. The Reds have accumulated 115 doubles as a squad and have hit 91 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 319 runs batted in and 555 base knocks this year, while their team batting average is .248. Cincinnati is slugging .426 and have been called out on strikes 572 times, while taking a walk on 226 occasions.
The Reds have a team ERA of 4.68 this year (23rd in baseball), and they have rung up 654 hitters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.36 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.35. Reds pitchers have conceded 79 home runs in addition to 333 runs (24th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 277 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.24 as a unit so far this year.
Reds bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 77 times in addition to having 67 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers are sitting with 24 holds on the season (28th in the league). The Reds relievers have accumulated a save rate of 64.0% and has come into the game in 50 save situations. They have compiled 16 saves so far this season and have not converted 9 of 25 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 115 runners on the season with 42.6% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Reds have dispatched 238 relievers to the hill this season.
The Cincinnati Reds have notched a total of 1,767 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 575 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which puts them in 18th in pro baseball, and have a total of 412 double plays. The Reds have converted 69.2% of balls in play into outs out of 5,301 innings, ranking them 20th in MLB.
Castillo (34-42 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 3.84 while he has gone up against 2,460 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has allowed 500 base hits (7.6 hits per 9 innings) with 214 walks. His earned run average is 3.89 (255 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.209. Castillo has pitched in 590 innings and has 645 punch outs in his career.
The Padres hold a team SLG% of .375 and they average 4.43 runs per game (14th in MLB). They have recorded 91 two-baggers, while getting a free base 268 times and scoring 310 runs. San Diego has compiled 73 home runs on the season and 292 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 585 occasions (20th in the league) and have accounted for 536 hits. The San Diego Padres have accumulated an on-base percentage of .316 in addition to a batting average of .232 for the year.
The Padres are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.130 and have a FIP of 3.76 as a unit for the season. They rank 7th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 492. The San Diego pitching staff have yielded 249 runs on the season while having an ERA of 3.13 (217 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.34 (711 strikeouts vs 213 free passes). They have given up 80 dingers and they yield 3.59 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league).
With 70 save situations, the Padres have compiled 37 holds and also 10 blown saves. San Diego has called on relievers to enter the game in 32 save opportunities and they have earned 22 saves. Their relievers have taken the field 64 times in high leverage situations in addition to 44 occasions with runners on base. San Diego bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 25.9% of 58 inherited runners. They sit at 7th in baseball holding a save percentage of 68.8%, and they have sent 254 relief pitchers onto the diamond so far this year.
Out of their 5,619 innings on the field, the Padres have earned a defensive efficiency of 71.1% (7th in the majors). The San Diego Padres have turned 63 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .982 (24th in the majors). The Padres have accrued 588 assists, 45 errors and are sitting with 1,873 putouts for the year.
So far in his MLB career, Darvish has surrendered 968 base knocks while he has tallied 1,489 K's in 1,211 innings pitched. Darvish (77-58 mark in his career) has a 3.40 ERA and has given up 7.2 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered 458 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.145 and a FIP of 3.4. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.55 and he has gone up against 4,983 batters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Diego
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