San Diego Padres vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 7/22/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Miami Marlins
Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021
Location: Marlins Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-161) Miami (+125)
Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres (55-42, 3rd in NL West) travel to Marlins Park on Thursday where they'll take on the Miami Marlins (40-55, 5th in NL East). The Padres open this contest at -161 while the Marlins are coming in at +125. The O/U opens at 8. The men taking the mound will be Blake Snell and Zach Thompson.
The Padres have tallied 150 doubles as a team and have smacked 118 balls out of the stadium. San Diego has a slugging % of .411 and have been called out on strikes 806 times, while being walked on 377 occasions. As a team, the San Diego Padres are putting up 4.9 runs per outing, which puts them at 8th in baseball. They have accrued 447 RBI's in addition to 791 hits so far this season, and their average at the plate is sitting at .246. They have tallied 470 runs while holding a team OBP of .329.
The Padres are sitting with a team ERA of 3.50 on the campaign (4th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 921 hitters. They have walked 305 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.96 as a team for the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.02 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.21. Padres pitchers have allowed 110 home runs and also 375 total runs (6th in the league).
The Padres have dispatched 363 relievers to the hill for the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 81 base runners for the year and 22.2% of those runners earned a run for their team. They have tallied 31 saves on the year and have not converted 17 of 48 save opportunities. The Padres relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 64.6% and has come into the game in 110 save situations. The relief pitchers are sitting with 60 holds so far this year (5th in MLB). Padres relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 58 times as well as having 93 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Padres have turned 70.0% of balls in play into outs out of 7,746 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 12th in professional baseball. The San Diego Padres have earned a total of 2,582 putouts thus far, as well as 851 assists and 62 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .982 which puts them in 25th in MLB, and they have turned 670 double plays.
Snell has taken the ball for 630 innings and has racked up 744 strikeouts in his career. Snell (45-33 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.63 while he has gone up against 2,632 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.47 (243 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.280. He has conceded 527 base knocks (7.5 hits per 9 innings) with 280 free passes.
The Marlins have a team slugging % of .373 and they average 3.92 runs per outing (27th in the league). They have put up 131 doubles, while taking a walk 276 times as well as scoring 372 runs. Miami has a total of 94 home runs so far this season as well as 353 RBIs. They have struck out on 924 instances (4th in baseball) and are sitting with 737 base hits. The Miami Marlins have a team on-base percentage of .301 and a batting average of .234 for the season.
The Miami pitching staff have given up 376 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 3.61 (333 earned runs relinquished). They have surrendered 82 home runs and they concede 4.08 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball). The Marlins have a team WHIP of 1.218 and have a FIP of 3.73 as a staff on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.78 (812 strikeouts against 292 walks). They come in at 12th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 719.
Miami has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 35 save chances and they have earned 16 saves. They are ranked 29th in MLB with a save percentage of 45.7%, and they have sent 342 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. Their relievers have taken the field 106 times in high leverage situations in addition to 63 occasions with runners on base. Miami relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 39.6% out of their 91 inherited runners. With 78 save situations, the Marlins have tallied 43 holds and also 19 blown saves.
The Miami Marlins have turned 87 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .980 (30th in pro baseball). The Marlins have racked up 834 assists, 68 errors and have accumulated 2,492 putouts on the campaign. In their 7,476 innings on the field, the Marlins are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 69.6% (14th in pro baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Thompson has given up 19 base hits while he has accumulated 33 K's in 28 innings. He has surrendered 6 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.000 and a FIP of 2.5. His K/BB ratio is 3.67 and he has faced 113 hitters so far in his career. Thompson (2-2 career record) has a 1.93 earned run average while allowing 6.1 hits per 9 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Miami (+125) and under 8 runs
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