San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Dodger Stadium is the venue where Walker Buehler and the Los Angeles Dodgers (30-18, 2nd in NL West) will play the San Francisco Giants (29-19, 3rd in NL West) on Thursday.
The Giants have accumulated 68 doubles as a squad and have knocked 65 baseballs out of the park. San Francisco has a slugging rate of .406 and have struck out 468 times, while drawing a walk on 190 occasions. As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are earning 4.7 runs per game, which has them at 11th in the league. They have amassed 210 RBI's and 359 base knocks for the year, and their average at the plate sits at .229. They have 223 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .317.
The Giants have an ERA of 3.24 on the season (5th in MLB), and they have struck out 418 hitters. They have walked 135 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 3.68 as a team this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.10 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.16. Giants pitchers have allowed 47 home runs and 168 runs (4th in MLB).
Giants relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 31 times as well as having 61 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 37 holds on the year (1st in MLB). The Giants relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 60.0% and has come into the game in 67 save situations. They have recorded 18 saves so far this year and have blown 12 of their 30 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 43 base runners over the course of the season and 44.2% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Giants have dispatched 163 relief pitchers to the mound on the season.
The San Francisco Giants are sitting with 1,275 putouts on the year, as well as 446 assists and 16 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .991 which ranks 1st in pro baseball, and they have twisted 277 double plays. The Giants have turned 71.7% of balls in play into outs out of their 3,825 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 5th in professional baseball.
Wood has pitched in 893 innings and is sitting with 825 punch outs during his career. Wood (58-45 mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.48 and he has faced 3,711 batters in the majors. His ERA is 3.37 (335 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.223. He has conceded 838 hits (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has 255 free passes.
The Los Angeles Dodgers hold an on-base percentage of .346 and a team batting average of .247 so far this season. They have been rung up on 440 instances (13th in MLB) and have 402 hits. Los Angeles has tallied 56 long balls over the course of the season as well as 241 RBIs. The Dodgers have a team SLG% of .409 and they are earning 5.25 runs per outing (1st in baseball). They have notched 76 doubles, while walking 218 times and scoring 252 runs.
The Dodgers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.042 in addition to having a FIP of 3.34 as a squad on the season. They sit at 2nd in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 319. The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 173 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 2.94 (141 earned runs yielded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.77 (490 strikeouts against 130 free passes). They have relinquished 48 homers and they relinquish 3.61 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball).
Los Angeles bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 25.0% out of their 60 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 66 times in high leverage situations and also on 48 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 65 save situations, the Dodgers have compiled 33 holds in addition to 14 blown saves. They sit at 20th in MLB with a save rate of 54.8%, and they have dispatched 155 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond on the campaign. Los Angeles has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 31 save chances and they have earned 17 saves.
In 3,879 innings played, the Dodgers hold a defensive efficiency of 72.6% (1st in MLB). The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 26 double plays and have a fielding rate of .984 (12th in the majors). The Dodgers have recorded 395 assists, 27 errors and have a tally of 1,293 putouts this year.
So far in his career, Buehler has conceded 327 base hits while he has accumulated 479 K's in 424 frames. He has allowed 146 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.009 and a FIP of 3.3. His strikeout to walk ratio is 4.74 and he has gone up against 1,691 opposing hitters during his MLB career. Buehler (27-9 career mark) has earned a 3.10 earned run average while surrendering 6.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Francisco
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