San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 7/4/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Chase Field is the venue where Caleb Smith and the Arizona Diamondbacks (23-60, 5th in NL West) will play the San Francisco Giants (50-30, 1st in NL West) on Sunday.
The Giants have tallied 121 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 118 baseballs out of the stadium. San Francisco owns a slugging percentage of .429 and have struck out 764 times, while drawing a walk on 305 occasions. As a squad, the San Francisco Giants are putting up 4.9 runs per game, which has them sitting at 9th in MLB. They have 368 runs batted in in addition to 635 base knocks so far this year, while their batting average is at .240. They have tallied 388 runs and hold an OBP of .323.
Giants pitchers have surrendered 82 long balls and also 293 runs (2nd in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 209 hitters and their FIP is 3.74 as a team for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.29 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.10. The Giants have an earned run average of 3.24 this season (2nd in baseball), and they have rung up 687 hitters.
The Giants have sent 270 relievers to the hill so far this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 68 base runners over the course of the season and 44.1% of those runners earned a run for their team. They have accumulated 28 saves for the year and have blown 16 out of their 44 save opportunities. The Giants relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 63.6% and has entered the game in 95 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 50 holds on the campaign (6th in the league). Giants bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 52 times in addition to having 89 appearances in high leverage situations.
The San Francisco Giants have earned a total of 2,135 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 728 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .988 which has them ranked 3rd in professional baseball, and have a total of 464 double plays. The Giants have transformed 72.8% of balls in play into outs in their 6,405 innings, which has them sitting at 1st in pro baseball.
DeSclafani has pitched in 749 innings and has accumulated 668 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career. DeSclafani (45-42 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.18 while facing 3,144 batters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 4.12 (343 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.260. He has allowed 733 hits (8.8 hits per nine innings) and has 211 walks.
Arizona has a total of 73 home runs for the year and 325 runs batted in. They have hit 145 doubles, while taking a walk 278 times and scoring 347 runs. The Arizona Diamondbacks have accumulated an on-base percentage of .306 and a team batting average of .232 this season. The Diamondbacks have a slugging percentage of .372 and they are earning 4.18 runs per contest (19th in MLB). They have struck out on 748 occasions (9th in baseball) and have notched a total of 654 base hits.
The Arizona pitching staff have given up 462 runs this season while holding an ERA of 5.25 (419 earned runs surrendered). They have surrendered 116 dingers and they relinquish 5.79 runs per 9 innings (30th in baseball). The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.454 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.79 as a unit for the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.32 (650 strikeouts vs 280 walks). They rank 30th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 764.
Arizona bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 30.3% out of their 99 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 62 times in high leverage situations and also on 67 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 46 save situations, the Diamondbacks have earned 26 holds and also 13 blown saves. They rank 30th in baseball holding a save rate of 35.0%, and they have sent 285 relievers to the mound on the year. Arizona has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 20 save opportunities and they have walked away with 7 saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 48 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (23rd in baseball). The Diamondbacks have racked up 722 assists, 52 errors and have earned a total of 2,156 putouts this year. In their 6,468 innings played, the Diamondbacks have a defensive efficiency of 67.8% (26th in pro baseball).
Smith (17-22 career mark) has earned a 4.26 ERA and has allowed 7.3 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.46 and he has faced 1,397 opposing hitters thus far in his career. He has conceded a total of 155 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.267 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.7. So far in his MLB career, Smith has surrendered 267 base knocks while he has earned 364 strikeouts in 327 innings pitched.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take San Francisco
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