Philadelphia Phillies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 6/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Saturday, June 19, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+105) San Francisco (-132)
Alex Wood and the San Francisco Giants (44-25, 1st in NL West) host the Philadelphia Phillies (33-33, 2nd in NL East) at Oracle Park on Saturday. The Phillies open this contest at +105 while the Giants are coming in at -132. The total opens at 7. The starting pitchers are Aaron Nola and Alex Wood.
Philadelphia owns a slugging percentage of .386 and have been called out on strikes 641 times, while drawing a walk on 213 occasions. They have accounted for 266 runs batted in and 527 hits over the course of the season, and their batting average sits at .241. The Phillies have hit 102 doubles as a squad and have smacked 67 balls out of the park. They have a total of 277 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .313. As a unit, the Philadelphia Phillies are compiling 4.2 runs per game, which puts them at 19th in the league.
The Phillies have an earned run average of 4.07 this season (16th in baseball), and they have struck out 608 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 199 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.11 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.06 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.26. Phillies pitchers have conceded 82 long balls and also 284 runs in total (14th in baseball).
Phillies pitchers have entered the game with runners on 56 times and also have had 82 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have recorded 29 holds over the course of the season (23rd in the league). The Phillies relievers have recorded a save percentage of 51.7% and has entered the game in 60 save situations. They have 15 saves for the season and have blown 14 of their 29 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 83 base runners this year and 42.2% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Phillies have sent 202 relievers to the hill for the year.
The Phillies have transformed 68.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,211 innings on the field, which has them ranked 22nd in professional baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies have accumulated 1,737 putouts on the year, as well as 594 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which has them ranked 12th in pro baseball, and have a total of 427 double plays.
Nola (63-44 record in his career) has a FIP of 3.41 while going up against 3,807 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 800 base knocks (7.8 hits per nine innings) with 276 walks. His earned run average is 3.49 (359 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.162. Nola has taken the hill for 925 innings and has tallied 1,016 strikeouts in his career.
San Francisco has accumulated 100 HRs for the season as well as 320 RBIs. They have 103 doubles, while taking a walk 269 times as well as putting up 336 runs. The San Francisco Giants hold a team on-base percentage of .324 in addition to a team batting average of .240 for the season. The Giants hold a slugging % of .428 and they are scoring 4.87 runs per game (8th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 648 occasions (7th in MLB) and have recorded 542 base knocks.
The Giants have a WHIP of 1.111 and have a FIP of 3.71 as a pitching staff so far this year. They come in at 7th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 498. The San Francisco pitching staff have given up 250 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 3.23 (219 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.24 (584 strikeouts vs 180 walks). They have allowed 68 dingers and they yield 3.69 runs per 9 innings (3rd in MLB).
Sitting with 88 save situations, the Giants have tallied 47 holds and 14 blown saves. San Francisco has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 40 save opportunities and they have walked away with 26 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 80 times in high leverage situations in addition to 43 occasions with base runners. San Francisco relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.3% of 62 inherited runners. They sit at 10th in MLB with a save percentage of 65.0%, and they have sent 229 bullpen pitchers to the mound this season.
The San Francisco Giants have turned 53 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .988 (3rd in the majors). The Giants have recorded 638 assists, 31 errors and have accumulated 1,832 putouts so far this year. In 5,496 innings played, the Giants have earned a defensive efficiency of 72.4% (2nd in professional baseball).
In his pro baseball career, Wood has allowed 857 base knocks and he has 844 K's in 914 innings. Wood (59-47 career win-loss record) holds a 3.46 ERA and has given up 8.4 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 352 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.224 and a FIP of 3.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.21 and he has gone up against 3,800 batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco (-132)
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