San Diego Padres vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 8/3/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (+155) Oakland (-200)
Sean Manaea and the Oakland Athletics (60-47, 2nd in AL West) play the San Diego Padres (61-47, 3rd in NL West) at RingCentral Coliseum on Tuesday. The Padres open this game at +155 while the Athletics are coming in at -200. The total has been set at 8. The starting pitchers will be Blake Snell and Sean Manaea.
As a team, the San Diego Padres are notching 4.8 runs per game, which puts them at 9th in MLB. They are sitting with 515 runs while holding a team OBP of .328. The Padres have tallied 169 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 131 baseballs out of the park. They have recorded 490 RBI's as well as 874 hits on the year, and their team batting average is sitting at .245. San Diego is slugging .411 and have been called out on strikes 901 times, while drawing a walk on 413 occasions.
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Padres pitchers have conceded 124 long balls and 422 runs in total (10th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 337 hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.95 as a unit so far this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.04 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.22. The Padres have an ERA of 3.55 on the campaign (6th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,024 batters.
The Padres bullpen have earned a save rate of 66.7% and has come into the game in 123 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 89 base runners so far this year with 23.6% of those runners crossed home plate. Padres relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 63 times as well as having 100 appearances in high leverage situations. The Padres have sent 400 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The bullpen have earned 67 holds so far this season (3rd in the league). They have 36 saves on the year and have blown 18 out of their 54 save opportunities.
The San Diego Padres have notched a total of 2,867 putouts this season, as well as 954 assists and 66 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .983 which has them sitting 22nd in MLB, and have a total of 744 double plays. The Padres have converted 69.8% of balls in play into outs out of 8,601 innings, which ranks them 14th in baseball.
Snell has taken the hill for 640 frames and has earned 753 K's in his career. Snell (46-34 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 3.65 and he has faced 2,677 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 3.53 (251 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.287. He has conceded 537 base knocks (7.5 hits per nine innings) and has had 287 walks.
The Oakland Athletics have earned an on-base percentage of .312 in addition to a batting average of .233 this year. They have been called out on strikes on 926 occasions (15th in MLB) and have 825 base knocks. Oakland has tallied 131 HRs over the course of the season to go along with 437 runs batted in. The Athletics have a slugging percentage of .402 and they score 4.38 runs per game (16th in MLB). They have 176 doubles, while taking a walk 358 times as well as earning 469 runs.
The Athletics are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.211 and have a FIP of 3.85 as a squad on the campaign. They come in at 17th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 862. The Oakland pitching staff have allowed 417 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.66 (385 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.16 (900 strikeouts against 285 free passes). They have surrendered 114 dingers and they relinquish 3.96 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league).
Oakland has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 41 save opportunities and they have tallied 26 saves. They sit at 11th in MLB with a save rate of 63.4%, and they have sent 316 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond so far this season. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 89 times in high leverage situations in addition to 81 occasions with base runners. Oakland relievers hold an inherited score rate of 34.2% out of their 117 inherited runners. With 87 save situations, the Athletics have earned 46 holds in addition to 15 blown saves.
The Oakland Athletics have turned 77 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .988 (2nd in the majors). The Athletics have 850 assists, 45 errors and have notched a total of 2,843 putouts this season. In 8,529 innings on the diamond, the Athletics have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.4% (8th in MLB).
Manaea (47-37 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a 3.69 ERA and has given up 8.4 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.48 and he has faced 2,774 hitters so far in his career. He has given up 275 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.186 and having a FIP of 3.9. So far in his career, Manaea has given up 627 hits and he has 584 strikeouts in 670 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oakland (-200)
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