San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 4/28/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-155) Arizona (+135)
Ryan Weathers and the San Diego Padres (13-11, 3rd in NL West) travel to Chase Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (11-11, 4th in NL West). The Padres open this matchup at -155 while the Diamondbacks are coming in at +135. The O/U is set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound will be Ryan Weathers and Taylor Widener.
The Padres have accumulated 27 doubles as a team and have knocked 24 baseballs out of the park. San Diego has a slugging percentage of .361 and have been rung up 212 times, while being walked on 100 occasions. As a team, the San Diego Padres are recording 3.9 runs per game, which puts them at 24th in baseball. They have amassed 87 RBI's as well as 187 hits this year, while their batting average comes in at .233. They have accumulated 93 runs and have an OBP of .323.
Padres pitchers have surrendered 27 home runs and also 84 total runs (8th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 72 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.41 as a squad so far this season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.82 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.09. The Padres hold a team ERA of 2.92 so far this year (2nd in baseball), and they have struck out 275 hitters.
The Padres have sent 95 relievers to the mound for the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 27 runners so far this season with 22.2% of those players crossed home plate. They have 10 saves on the year and have missed out on 6 of their 16 save opportunities. The Padres relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 62.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 31 save situations. The bullpen are sitting with 14 holds for the season (7th in MLB). Padres relief pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 19 times in addition to having 28 appearances in high leverage situations.
The San Diego Padres have accounted for 657 putouts so far this season, as well as 188 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .977 which has them ranked 28th in the majors, and have accumulated 177 double plays. The Padres have converted 70.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of 1,971 innings, which has them ranked 19th in the majors.
Weathers has taken the mound for 15 innings and has tallied 16 strikeouts in his MLB career. His earned run average is 0.59 (1 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 0.587. He has allowed 4 base knocks (2.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 5 walks. Weathers (1-0 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 3.03 and he has gone up against 54 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have tallied an on-base percentage of .324 and a team batting average of .230 so far this year. They have struck out on 206 instances (13th in MLB) and have tallied 176 hits. Arizona has compiled 32 HRs on the season as well as 109 RBIs. The Diamondbacks have a SLG% of .409 and they are recording 5.27 runs per outing (2nd in the league). They have put up 31 two-baggers, while walking 98 times as well as recording 116 runs.
The Diamondbacks have a WHIP of 1.321 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.70 as a squad so far this season. They come in at 27th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 184. The Arizona pitching staff have allowed 108 runs this year while holding an ERA of 4.57 (98 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.55 (181 strikeouts vs 71 walks). They have relinquished 33 homers and they relinquish 5.03 runs per 9 innings (28th in baseball).
Arizona has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 9 save chances and they have walked away with 3 saves. They rank 29th in baseball holding a save rate of 33.3%, and they have dispatched 71 relievers onto the field on the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 23 times in high leverage situations and on 21 occasions with base runners. Arizona relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 28.0% of 25 inherited base runners. With 22 save situations, the Diamondbacks have earned 13 holds and 6 blown saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 12 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .984 (16th in the majors). The Diamondbacks have 195 assists, 13 errors and have amassed 580 putouts so far this season. Out of their 1,740 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks hold a efficiency on defense of 70.4% (16th in the majors).
During his career, Widener has given up 33 hits while tallying 40 punch outs in 42 frames. Widener (1-1 career record) has a 3.61 ERA while giving up 7.0 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered a total of 17 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.205 and having a FIP of 5.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.22 and he has gone up against 181 hitters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Arizona (+135)
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