Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 10/9/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-116) San Francisco (-105)
Julio Urias and the Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56, 2nd in NL West) go to Oracle Park on Saturday where they'll take on the San Francisco Giants (107-55, 1st in NL West). The odds on this game have the Dodgers priced at -116 and the Giants are at -105. The O/U is set at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Julio Urias and Kevin Gausman in game 2 of the NLDS.
Los Angeles has a slugging % of .429 and have struck out 1,408 times, while being walked on 613 occasions. They have accrued 799 RBI's and 1,330 base knocks so far this year, and their team batting average sits at .244. The Dodgers have recorded 247 doubles as a unit and have hit 237 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 830 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .330. As a squad, the Los Angeles Dodgers are earning 5.1 runs per game, which is 5th in the league.
Get all of our MLB Betting Picks
Dodgers pitchers have given up 161 home runs and 561 runs in total (1st in the league). They have walked 486 hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.54 as a team for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.29 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.10. The Dodgers have a team earned run average of 3.01 over the course of the season (1st in MLB), and their staff has struck out 1,599 hitters.
The Dodgers relievers have compiled a save rate of 67.5% and has come into the game in 198 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 231 base runners on the campaign and 20.3% of them earned a run for their team. Dodgers pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 168 times and also have had 201 appearances in high leverage situations. The Dodgers have dispatched 600 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The relievers have recorded 112 holds this year (3rd in the league). They have recorded 56 saves on the season and have blown 27 of 83 chances to save the game.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tally of 4,356 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,303 assists and 89 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .985 which is 18th in professional baseball, and have a total of 1,021 double plays. The Dodgers have turned 72.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of 13,068 innings on the field, which ranks them 1st in professional baseball.
Urias (32-10 career mark) holds a FIP of 3.32 and he has faced 1,746 hitters in the majors. He has conceded 360 hits (7.6 hits per 9 innings) with 128 free passes. His ERA is 3.09 (146 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.149. Urias has thrown 424 innings and has tallied 427 K's during his career.
The Giants hold a team SLG% of .440 and they score 4.96 runs per game (6th in the league). They have hit 271 two-baggers, while getting a free base 602 times as well as putting up 804 runs. San Francisco has a total of 241 home runs this year to go along with 768 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 1,461 occasions (9th in the league) and have recorded 1,360 base hits. The San Francisco Giants have compiled a team on-base percentage of .329 as well as a team batting average of .249 over the course of the season.
The San Francisco pitching staff have yielded 594 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.24 (524 earned runs allowed). They have yielded 151 homers and they yield 3.67 runs per 9 innings (2nd in MLB). The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.148 and have a FIP of 3.55 as a unit this season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.43 (1,425 strikeouts against 416 walks). They rank 9th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,254.
San Francisco has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 85 save opportunities and they have come away with 56 saves. They are ranked 6th in baseball holding a save rate of 65.9%, and they have dispatched 599 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 213 times in high leverage situations in addition to 130 occasions with runners on base. San Francisco relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 33.3% out of 189 inherited base runners. With 202 save situations, the Giants have 114 holds and 29 blown saves.
Out of their 13,095 innings on the field, the Giants hold a efficiency on defense of 70.7% (6th in professional baseball). The San Francisco Giants have turned 122 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (7th in MLB). The Giants have 1,471 assists, 80 errors and have a total of 4,365 putouts during this campaign.
During his career, Gausman has allowed 1,164 base hits while he has earned 1,161 punch outs in 1,177 frames. Gausman (64-72 record in his career) has a 4.02 earned run average and has allowed 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 526 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.283 and a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.36 and he has gone up against 4,967 hitters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco (-105)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Expert MLB Picks