Oakland Athletics vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 7/28/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs San Diego Padres
Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (+110) San Diego (-135)
Petco Park is the site where Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres (58-44, 3rd in NL West) will play the Oakland Athletics (56-45, 2nd in AL West) on Wednesday. The odds on this matchup have the Athletics priced at +110 and the Padres are at -135. The O/U has been set at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Sean Manaea and Blake Snell.
Oakland owns a slugging percentage of .404 and have been rung up 877 times, while being walked on 337 occasions. They have accrued 412 RBI's and 774 hits so far this season, and their average at the plate is .233. The Athletics have compiled 167 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 126 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 441 runs scored and hold an OBP of .311. As a squad, the Oakland Athletics are notching 4.4 runs per game, which has them at 15th in the league.
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The Athletics have compiled a team ERA of 3.72 on the year (10th in the league), and their staff has struck out 846 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.12 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.22. Athletics pitchers have conceded 111 long balls and 402 runs (9th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 271 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.91 as a squad for the season.
Athletics bullpen pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 78 times in addition to having 86 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have notched 45 holds so far this season (21st in the league). The Athletics relievers have earned a save percentage of 62.5% and has come into the game in 85 save situations. They have recorded 25 saves for the season and have blown 15 of 40 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 112 base runners on the season with 32.1% of them ended up scoring. The Athletics have dispatched 300 relievers to the mound for the year.
The Athletics have transformed 70.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 8,061 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 10th in professional baseball. The Oakland Athletics have earned 2,687 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 798 assists and 44 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .988 which has them sitting 3rd in pro baseball, and they have turned 693 double plays.
Manaea (46-37 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.93 and he has gone up against 2,754 hitters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 626 base knocks (8.5 hits per nine innings) and has 167 walks. His earned run average is 3.73 (275 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.194. Manaea has thrown 664 innings and is sitting with 575 K's in his career.
San Diego has knocked in 124 long balls on the year to go along with 462 runs batted in. They have recorded 157 doubles, while walking 395 times and scoring 486 runs. The San Diego Padres have a team on-base percentage of .327 as well as a batting average of .244 for the season. The Padres hold a team slugging % of .410 and they average 4.76 runs per contest (10th in MLB). They have struck out on 848 occasions (21st in baseball) and have notched a total of 822 base hits.
The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.214 with a FIP of 3.93 as a unit on the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.01 (962 strikeouts against 320 walks). They sit at 13th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 774. They have allowed 114 home runs and they surrender 3.92 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league). The San Diego pitching staff have conceded 393 runs this year while having an ERA of 3.51 (351 earned runs surrendered).
San Diego has had relief pitchers enter the game in 52 save chances and they have converted 34 saves. They rank 8th in the league with a save percentage of 65.4%, and they have dispatched 378 relievers onto the field on the campaign. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 99 times in high leverage situations in addition to 62 occasions with runners on. San Diego relievers hold an inherited score rate of 23.9% of 88 inherited base runners. With 120 save situations, the Padres have recorded 66 holds and 18 blown saves.
The San Diego Padres have twisted 88 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (26th in pro baseball). The Padres have racked up 898 assists, 64 errors and have earned a total of 2,705 putouts for the year. In 8,115 innings on the field, the Padres have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (12th in professional baseball).
During his MLB career, Snell has allowed 530 base hits while tallying 752 K's in 636 innings. Snell (46-33 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a 3.45 earned run average and has given up 7.5 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded 244 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.278 and a FIP of 3.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.66 and he has faced 2,655 opposing batters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Diego (-135)
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