San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 5/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Chase Field is the site where Merrill Kelly and the Arizona Diamondbacks (18-30, 5th in NL West) will take on the San Francisco Giants (28-19, 3rd in NL West) on Wednesday.
As a team, the San Francisco Giants are knocking in 4.6 runs per outing, which puts them at 13th in MLB. They have accounted for 215 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .316. The Giants have accounted for 64 doubles as a unit and have knocked 64 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accrued 202 runs batted in and 346 base knocks over the course of the season, while their average at the plate sits at .227. San Francisco has a slugging % of .402 and have struck out 461 times, while taking a walk on 187 occasions.
The Giants have an earned run average of 3.31 this season (6th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 403 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.03 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.15. Giants pitchers have surrendered 47 home runs in addition to 168 runs in total (5th in the league). They have walked 133 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.76 as a team on the season.
The Giants have sent 160 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The relievers have inherited 43 runners for the year with 44.2% of them crossed the plate. They have accumulated 18 saves so far this season and have blown 12 of their 30 save chances. The Giants relievers have a save percentage of 60.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 67 save situations. The relief pitchers have earned 37 holds on the season (1st in the league). Giants bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 31 times as well as having 61 appearances in high leverage situations.
The San Francisco Giants have notched a total of 1,248 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 440 assists and 16 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .991 which ranks 1st in professional baseball, and have accumulated 271 double plays. The Giants have turned 72.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 3,744 innings, which has them sitting at 4th in the majors.
Cueto has taken the mound for 1,952 innings and is sitting with 1,638 strikeouts in his MLB career. His earned run average is 3.41 (740 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.197. He has conceded 1,775 base hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 562 walks. Cueto (131-91 career mark) holds a FIP of 3.82 and he has gone up against 8,094 batters during his time in the major leagues.
Arizona has 51 long balls on the campaign as well as 195 runs batted in. They have put up 80 doubles, while taking a walk 167 times and earning 210 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have earned an on-base percentage of .307 and a batting average of .229 this year. The Diamondbacks have a slugging percentage of .387 and they average 4.38 runs per contest (15th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 431 occasions (13th in MLB) and have notched a total of 370 base hits.
The Arizona pitching staff have surrendered 251 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 4.90 (226 earned runs conceded). They have relinquished 64 dingers and they give up 5.44 runs per 9 innings (28th in MLB). The Diamondbacks have a team WHIP of 1.402 with a FIP of 4.55 as a unit for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.51 (386 strikeouts against 154 walks). They are sitting at 28th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 428.
Arizona bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 26.9% out of 52 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 42 times in high leverage situations and also on 40 occasions with base runners. With 35 save situations, the Diamondbacks have recorded 20 holds and also 10 blown saves. They rank 30th in MLB holding a save percentage of 33.3%, and they have sent 164 relievers to the hill so far this season. Arizona has called on relievers to take the mound in 15 save opportunities and they have walked away with 5 saves.
In their 3,741 innings played, the Diamondbacks are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 68.1% (27th in professional baseball). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 27 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .981 (25th in the majors). The Diamondbacks have accrued 423 assists, 32 errors and have a total of 1,247 putouts this year.
During his career, Kelly has conceded 265 base knocks while he has tallied 233 punch outs in 266 innings pitched. He has conceded 128 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.288 and having a FIP of 4.4. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.99 and he has faced 1,124 hitters thus far in his career. Kelly (18-21 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.33 earned run average while giving up 9.0 hits per 9 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take San Francisco
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