San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 10/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+170) Los Angeles (-190)
Dodger Stadium is the venue where Tony Gonsolin and the Los Angeles Dodgers (106-56, 2nd in NL West) will play the San Francisco Giants (107-55, 1st in NL West) on Tuesday in Game 4 of the NLDS. The Giants open this game at +170 while the Dodgers are coming in at -190. The total opens at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Anthony DeSclafani and Tony Gonsolin.
San Francisco has a slugging % of .440 and have struck out 1,461 times, while being walked on 602 occasions. They have 768 RBI's and 1,360 hits on the year, and their average at the plate comes in at .249. The Giants have earned 271 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 241 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 804 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .329. As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are notching 5.0 runs/g, which is 6th in MLB.
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The Giants have a team earned run average of 3.24 on the season (2nd in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,425 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.43 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.15. Giants pitchers have conceded 151 home runs and 594 runs (2nd in baseball). They have walked 416 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.55 as a team over the course of the season.
Giants bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 130 times in addition to having 213 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 114 holds over the course of the season (1st in baseball). The Giants relievers have earned a save percentage of 65.9% and has entered the game in 202 save situations. They have accumulated 56 saves so far this year and have missed out on 29 of 85 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 189 base runners for the year and 33.3% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Giants have sent 599 relief pitchers to the hill this year.
The San Francisco Giants have 4,365 putouts this season, in addition to 1,471 assists and 80 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which puts them in 7th in MLB, and have accumulated 913 double plays. The Giants have converted 70.7% of balls in play into outs in their 13,095 innings on the diamond, ranking them 6th in the majors.
DeSclafani has pitched in 824 innings and has totaled 734 punch outs during his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.06 (372 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.252. He has surrendered 805 base hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 227 walks. DeSclafani (50-46 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 4.12 and he has faced 3,452 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
The Dodgers hold a team slugging % of .429 and they score 5.12 runs per game (5th in baseball). They have hit 247 doubles, while walking 613 times and earning 830 runs. Los Angeles is sitting with 237 home runs so far this season to go along with 799 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 1,408 occasions (13th in baseball) and have 1,330 hits. The Los Angeles Dodgers have an OBP of .330 as well as a batting average of .244 on the season.
The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 1.097 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.54 as a unit on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 3.29 (1,599 strikeouts vs 486 walks). They rank 1st in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 1,107. They have surrendered 161 home runs and they surrender 3.48 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 561 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 3.01 (486 earned runs given up).
Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 83 save opportunities and they have recorded 56 saves. They sit at 3rd in MLB with a save rate of 67.5%, and they have dispatched 600 relief pitchers onto the diamond this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 201 times in high leverage situations in addition to 168 occasions with base runners. Los Angeles bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 20.3% out of their 231 inherited runners. Sitting with 198 save situations, the Dodgers have compiled 112 holds and 27 blown saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have twisted 94 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .985 (18th in the majors). The Dodgers have recorded 1,303 assists, 89 errors and are sitting with 4,356 putouts for the season. Out of their 13,068 innings on the diamond, the Dodgers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 72.3% (1st in baseball).
During his career, Gonsolin has allowed 99 base knocks and he has 148 punch outs in 142 innings. He has given up a total of 45 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.089 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.6. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.64 and he has gone up against 578 opposing batters so far in his pro baseball career. Gonsolin (10-5 career record) has earned a 2.85 ERA and has surrendered 6.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-190)
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