Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 6/23/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres
Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (+100) San Diego (-125)
Trevor Bauer and the Los Angeles Dodgers (44-28, 2nd in NL West) travel to Petco Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the San Diego Padres (43-32, 3rd in NL West). The Dodgers open this game at +100 while the Padres are priced at -125. The total has been set at 7. The expected starting pitchers will be Trevor Bauer and Joe Musgrove.
As a squad, the Los Angeles Dodgers are scoring 5.2 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 2nd in the league. They have accounted for 375 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .340. The Dodgers have earned 108 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 92 balls out of the stadium. They have recorded 357 runs batted in as well as 587 base knocks on the campaign, while their batting average is sitting at .242. Los Angeles is slugging .412 and have been called out on strikes 641 times, while drawing a walk on 312 occasions.
The Dodgers have an earned run average of 3.27 so far this season (3rd in the league), and the staff has struck out 721 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 213 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.58 as a team on the campaign. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.38 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.12. Dodgers pitchers have yielded 76 home runs in addition to 276 total runs (7th in MLB).
Dodgers relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 68 times and also have had 79 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers are sitting with 48 holds so far this year (3rd in the league). The Dodgers relief pitchers have a save percentage of 63.4% and has entered the game in 90 save situations. They have earned 26 saves on the year and have missed out on 15 of their 41 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 91 base runners so far this season with 27.5% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Dodgers have dispatched 237 relief pitchers to the hill on the year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have earned a total of 1,926 putouts on the year, in addition to 581 assists and 42 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which has them sitting 15th in MLB, and have 437 double plays. The Dodgers have converted 71.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of 5,778 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 4th in MLB.
Bauer has thrown 1,285 innings and is sitting with 1,398 punch outs thus far in his career. His earned run average is 3.79 (542 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.241. He has allowed 1,109 base hits (7.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 486 walks. Bauer (82-69 win-loss record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.84 while he has gone up against 5,409 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
The San Diego Padres have accumulated a team OBP of .320 as well as a team batting average of .236 on the campaign. They have been rung up on 626 instances (19th in the league) and have tallied 583 base hits. San Diego has accounted for 84 long balls this season as well as 321 runs batted in. The Padres hold a team SLG% of .390 and they are earning 4.53 runs per contest (12th in the league). They have notched 107 two-baggers, while walking 289 times and earning 340 runs.
The Padres are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.128 in addition to having a FIP of 3.71 as a pitching staff for the season. They are sitting at 10th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 528. The San Diego pitching staff have relinquished 264 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 3.12 (232 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.36 (763 strikeouts vs 227 bases on balls). They have surrendered 83 home runs and they surrender 3.55 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball).
San Diego has called on relievers to enter the contest in 36 save chances and they have come away with 24 saves. They are currently ranked 9th in MLB holding a save rate of 66.7%, and they have sent 273 relief pitchers onto the diamond over the course of the season. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 66 times in high leverage situations and on 46 occasions with runners on. San Diego bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 27.4% out of 62 inherited base runners. With 80 save situations, the Padres have 43 holds and also 12 blown saves.
The San Diego Padres have turned 67 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .983 (19th in baseball). The Padres have recorded 629 assists, 46 errors and have earned a total of 2,008 putouts on the season. In 6,024 innings on the field, the Padres have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 71.0% (6th in MLB).
Thus far in his career, Musgrove has surrendered 540 base hits while he has accumulated 563 K's in 575 innings pitched. He has conceded 259 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.180 and having a FIP of 3.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.05 and he has faced 2,399 batters in his MLB career. Musgrove (33-44 career mark) is the owner of a 4.05 earned run average while allowing 8.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Diego (-125)
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