San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Logan Webb and the San Francisco Giants (30-19, 3rd in NL West) travel to Dodger Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Dodgers (30-19, 2nd in NL West).
San Francisco has a slugging % of .406 and have struck out 468 times, while drawing a walk on 190 occasions. They have tallied 210 runs batted in as well as 359 base knocks over the course of the season, and their batting average comes in at .229. The Giants have compiled 68 doubles as a team and have knocked 65 balls out of the stadium. They have a total of 223 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .317. As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are earning 4.7 runs per outing, which ranks them 11th in MLB.
Giants pitchers have surrendered 47 home runs and also 168 total runs (4th in the league). They have walked 135 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.68 as a team for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.10 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.16. The Giants are sitting with a team ERA of 3.24 over the course of the season (5th in the league), and the staff has struck out 418 hitters.
The Giants bullpen have earned a save rate of 60.0% and has entered the game in 67 save situations. The relievers have inherited 43 base runners on the year with 44.2% of them ended up crossing the plate. Giants bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 31 times as well as having 61 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have sent 163 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. The bullpen have accumulated 37 holds so far this season (1st in MLB). They have accumulated 18 saves on the year and have missed out on 12 of 30 save chances.
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 5th in pro baseball. The San Francisco Giants have 1,275 putouts this year, in addition to 446 assists and 16 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .991 which ranks 1st in the majors, and they have turned 277 double plays.
Webb (8-10 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 3.96 and he has gone up against 608 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has given up 150 base hits (9.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 55 walks. His ERA is 4.96 (76 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.486. Webb has pitched in 138 innings and has accounted for 130 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have recorded an OBP of .346 in addition to a team batting average of .247 this season. They have been called out on strikes on 440 instances (13th in the league) and have tallied 402 hits. Los Angeles has tallied 56 home runs for the season to go along with 241 RBIs. The Dodgers have a SLG% of .409 and they are recording 5.25 runs per game (1st in baseball). They have notched 76 doubles, while walking 218 times as well as putting up 252 runs.
The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 1.042 with a FIP of 3.34 as a team for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.77 (490 strikeouts vs 130 free passes). They are currently ranked 2nd in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 319. They have conceded 48 homers and they give up 3.61 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball). The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 173 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 2.94 (141 earned runs conceded).
With 65 save situations, the Dodgers have recorded 33 holds and also 14 blown saves. Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 31 save opportunities and they have converted 17 saves. Their relievers have come in 66 times in high leverage situations and also on 48 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 25.0% of 60 inherited base runners. They rank 20th in baseball with a save rate of 54.8%, and they have dispatched 155 relievers onto the field so far this season.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 26 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (12th in the majors). The Dodgers have accrued 395 assists, 27 errors and have accumulated 1,293 putouts for the season. Out of their 3,879 innings on the field, the Dodgers are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 72.6% (1st in baseball).
Urias (19-8 career mark) has a 3.17 ERA while surrendering 7.6 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.11 and he has faced 1,239 opposing hitters during his career. He has conceded a total of 106 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.162 and a FIP of 3.3. Thus far in his career, Urias has allowed 253 hits while he has accumulated 302 K's in 301 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Francisco
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