Philadelphia Phillies vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 6/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Sunday, June 20, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Spencer Howard and the Philadelphia Phillies (33-33, 2nd in NL East) go to Oracle Park on Sunday where they'll take on the San Francisco Giants (43-25, 1st in NL West).
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 266 runs batted in and 527 hits this year, and their team batting average sits at .241. The Phillies have accounted for 102 doubles as a unit and have knocked 67 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 277 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .313. As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are notching 4.2 runs/g, which has them sitting at 19th in MLB.
The Phillies have a team earned run average of 4.07 this year (15th in MLB), and they have struck out 608 batters. They have walked 199 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.10 as a team on the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.06 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.26. Phillies pitchers have conceded 82 home runs in addition to 284 runs in total (15th in baseball).
The Phillies relief pitchers have a save percentage of 51.7% and has come into the game in 60 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 83 base runners on the campaign and 42.2% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Phillies bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 56 times and also have had 82 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies have dispatched 202 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The relief pitchers have recorded 29 holds this year (23rd in baseball). They have recorded 15 saves for the season and have blown 14 of 29 save opportunities.
The Philadelphia Phillies have a tally of 1,737 putouts this season, in addition to 594 assists and 38 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them sitting 10th in baseball, and they have turned 427 double plays. The Phillies have turned 68.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of 5,211 innings, which ranks them 21st in pro baseball.
Howard has thrown 42 frames and is sitting with 46 strikeouts in his career. Howard (1-4 career mark) holds a FIP of 5.25 while he has faced 192 hitters in the majors. His ERA is 5.57 (26 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.524. He has surrendered 42 base knocks (9.0 hits per nine innings) and has had 22 free passes.
San Francisco has accumulated 99 HRs over the course of the season to go along with 310 runs batted in. They have 98 two-baggers, while getting a free base 267 times and putting up 326 runs. The San Francisco Giants have an OBP of .322 and a team batting average of .237 on the year. The Giants hold a team SLG% of .423 and they score 4.79 runs per contest (10th in MLB). They have struck out on 643 occasions (7th in MLB) and have earned 527 hits.
The San Francisco pitching staff have relinquished 247 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 3.23 (216 earned runs relinquished). They have yielded 68 homers and they yield 3.70 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league). The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.118 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.73 as a pitching staff for the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.23 (578 strikeouts vs 179 walks). They are currently ranked 9th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 493.
Sitting with 88 save situations, the Giants have compiled 47 holds and 14 blown saves. San Francisco has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 40 save chances and they have walked away with 26 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 80 times in high leverage situations and on 43 occasions with base runners. San Francisco relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.3% of 62 inherited base runners. They sit at 10th in MLB with a save rate of 65.0%, and they have sent 228 relief pitchers onto the diamond this season.
In 5,415 innings played, the Giants have earned a defensive efficiency of 72.3% (2nd in baseball). The San Francisco Giants have turned 52 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .988 (3rd in the majors). The Giants have 627 assists, 30 errors and have accumulated 1,805 putouts for the season.
Long (0-0 mark in his career) has earned a 5.00 ERA and has allowed 6.0 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 5.00 and he has gone up against 34 batters during his MLB career. He has given up a total of 5 ER's while earning a WHIP of 0.889 and being the owner of a FIP of 1.6. So far in his career, Long has given up 6 hits while tallying 10 strikeouts in 9 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco
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