San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 10/3/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Sunday, October 3, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Logan Webb and the San Francisco Giants (105-54, 1st in NL West) host the San Diego Padres (78-81, 3rd in NL West) at Oracle Park on Sunday.
The Padres have tallied 264 two-baggers as a team and have hit 180 balls out of the park. San Diego owns a slugging percentage of .402 and have struck out 1,297 times, while being walked on 582 occasions. As a squad, the San Diego Padres are earning 4.5 runs per game, which puts them at 14th in baseball. They have accounted for 688 runs batted in as well as 1,278 base knocks on the campaign, while their average at the plate sits at .242. They are sitting with 722 runs while holding a team OBP of .322.
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Padres pitchers have surrendered 202 home runs and 692 total runs (14th in the league). They have walked 506 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.17 as a unit for the year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.95 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.25. The Padres have compiled a team earned run average of 4.08 on the year (14th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 1,492 batters.
The Padres bullpen have earned a save rate of 60.9% and has come into the game in 162 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 170 base runners on the campaign with 34.1% of those players ended up scoring. Padres relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 121 times in addition to having 152 appearances in high leverage situations. The Padres have dispatched 612 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The bullpen have a total of 91 holds this year (7th in MLB). They have 42 saves this year and have blown 27 out of their 69 save opportunities.
The Padres have turned 69.7% of balls in play into outs out of 12,636 innings, which has them sitting at 15th in pro baseball. The San Diego Padres have a tally of 4,212 putouts on the campaign, as well as 1,380 assists and 81 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .986 which has them ranked 12th in MLB, and they have twisted 1,099 double plays.
Knehr has thrown 26 innings and has 18 strikeouts during his career. Knehr (1-1 mark in his career) has a FIP of 5.08 while facing 115 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.85 (14 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.462. He has given up 20 hits (6.9 hits per nine innings) and has 18 free passes.
San Francisco has accumulated 238 HRs so far this year to go along with 752 RBIs. They have 267 doubles, while getting a free base 592 times and notching 788 runs. The San Francisco Giants have tallied a team on-base percentage of .330 in addition to a team batting average of .250 on the year. The Giants hold a slugging percentage of .442 and they are earning 4.96 runs per game (6th in the league). They have been rung up on 1,436 occasions (8th in MLB) and have totaled 1,339 hits.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.149 in addition to having a FIP of 3.57 as a pitching staff over the course of the season. They rank 9th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,227. The San Francisco pitching staff have relinquished 587 runs on the year and come in with a team ERA of 3.27 (518 earned runs given up). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.39 (1,398 strikeouts against 412 bases on balls). They have allowed 151 home runs and they relinquish 3.70 runs per 9 innings (2nd in baseball).
Sitting with 197 save situations, the Giants have accrued 111 holds in addition to 28 blown saves. San Francisco has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 83 save opportunities and they have earned 55 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 208 times in high leverage situations in addition to 125 occasions with runners on. San Francisco bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 33.1% out of their 181 inherited runners. They are ranked 5th in baseball with a save percentage of 66.3%, and they have dispatched 587 relievers onto the diamond on the year.
In 12,843 innings played, the Giants have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.7% (6th in pro baseball). The San Francisco Giants have turned 120 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (8th in pro baseball). The Giants have recorded 1,442 assists, 80 errors and have a total of 4,281 putouts during this campaign.
Thus far in his career, Webb has allowed 227 hits while he has totaled 233 strikeouts in 235 innings pitched. Webb (15-10 career mark) has a 3.90 ERA while surrendering 8.7 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded 102 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.279 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.15 and he has gone up against 989 hitters so far in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Diego
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