San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals Prediction, 7/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Washington Nationals
Date: Friday, July 16, 2021
Location: Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Nationals Park is the venue where Patrick Corbin and the Washington Nationals (42-47, 4th in NL East) will take on the San Diego Padres (53-40, 3rd in NL West) on Friday.
The Padres have compiled 142 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 110 baseballs out of the park. San Diego has a slugging rate of .404 and have struck out 772 times, while taking a walk on 355 occasions. As a team, the San Diego Padres are compiling 4.6 runs per contest, which has them at 12th in the league. They have tallied 407 RBI's in addition to 740 hits this year, while their team batting average is .241. They have accumulated 428 runs while holding a team OBP of .324.
The Padres have compiled a team earned run average of 3.41 for the year (3rd in MLB), and the staff has rung up 893 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 292 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.87 as a team on the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.06 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.19. Padres pitchers have given up 103 long balls and 353 total runs (7th in baseball).
Padres pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 57 times as well as having 89 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have earned 60 holds for the year (2nd in the league). The Padres relievers have a save rate of 66.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 109 save situations. They have tallied 31 saves for the season and have blown 16 of their 47 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 79 runners so far this season and 22.8% of them earned a run for their team. The Padres have dispatched 348 relief pitchers to the mound this season.
The Padres have converted 70.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 7,437 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 11th in the majors. The San Diego Padres are sitting with 2,479 putouts on the year, as well as 813 assists and 61 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .982 which has them ranked 26th in baseball, and have earned 647 double plays.
Paddack (17-18 win-loss record in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.15 while he has gone up against 1,148 hitters in the major leagues. He has allowed 253 base hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 61 walks. His ERA is 4.20 (129 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.135. Paddack has taken the mound for 276 frames and has earned 292 K's in his career.
The Nationals have a team slugging percentage of .406 and they are earning 4.18 runs per contest (19th in the league). They have recorded 136 doubles, while taking a walk 273 times and putting up 372 runs. Washington has a total of 97 long balls so far this season and 355 RBIs. They have been rung up on 743 occasions (24th in MLB) and have earned a total of 737 base hits. The Washington Nationals have a team OBP of .325 and a team batting average of .253 this season.
The Nationals hold a team WHIP of 1.264 in addition to having a FIP of 4.40 as a pitching staff on the season. They are sitting at 13th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 682. The Washington pitching staff have relinquished 387 runs on the campaign while holding an ERA of 4.12 (349 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.69 (757 strikeouts vs 281 walks). They have yielded 115 long balls and they relinquish 4.57 runs per 9 innings (14th in MLB).
Sitting with 78 save situations, the Nationals have tallied 45 holds and also 11 blown saves. Washington has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 32 save chances and they have come away with 21 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 79 times in high leverage situations and on 74 occasions with runners on. Washington relievers have an inherited score rate of 34.2% of 111 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 11th in the league with a save percentage of 65.6%, and they have sent 301 relief pitchers onto the field over the course of the season.
In 6,858 innings played, the Nationals are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.7% (8th in MLB). The Washington Nationals have turned 60 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (13th in the majors). The Nationals have recorded 742 assists, 49 errors and have a tally of 2,286 putouts over the course of the season.
Corbin (78-75 mark in his career) has a 3.95 ERA and has conceded 8.9 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.25 and he has faced 5,532 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. He has allowed a total of 574 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.292 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. In his pro baseball career, Corbin has conceded 1,298 base hits and he has 1,268 strikeouts in 1,306 innings pitched.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Washington
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