San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 6/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+125) Los Angeles (-156)
Kevin Gausman and the San Francisco Giants (50-27, 1st in NL West) head to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (47-31, 2nd in NL West). The Giants open this contest at +125 while the Dodgers are coming in at -156. The total has been set at 7. The starting pitchers will be Kevin Gausman and Walker Buehler.
San Francisco has a slugging percentage of .431 and have struck out 733 times, while being walked on 299 occasions. They have accrued 362 RBI's and 613 hits so far this year, and their average at the plate is at .241. The Giants have tallied 117 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 114 balls out of the park. They have earned 382 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .325. As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are recording 5.0 runs per game, which puts them at 5th in MLB.
The Giants are sitting with a team ERA of 3.21 this year (3rd in the league), and they have struck out 661 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 199 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.66 as a unit on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.32 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.10. Giants pitchers have surrendered 76 long balls and 282 runs (2nd in MLB).
The Giants relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 63.6% and has entered the game in 95 save situations. The relievers have inherited 68 runners for the season and 44.1% of them earned a run for their team. Giants bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 52 times and also have had 89 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have dispatched 261 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The relievers have notched 50 holds on the year (3rd in MLB). They have accumulated 28 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 16 of their 44 chances to get a save.
The San Francisco Giants have a total of 2,063 putouts so far this season, in addition to 708 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .988 which has them sitting 3rd in baseball, and have a total of 443 double plays. The Giants have converted 72.5% of balls in play into outs out of their 6,189 innings, which ranks them 2nd in MLB.
Gausman has taken the mound for 1,082 frames and has 1,046 punch outs during his career. Gausman (58-67 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.91 while going up against 4,556 opposing batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.01 (482 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.279. He has given up 1,068 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has 316 walks.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have recorded an on-base percentage of .338 and a team batting average of .240 on the campaign. They have been called out on strikes on 692 occasions (14th in the league) and have notched a total of 626 hits. Los Angeles has hit 99 home runs on the year as well as 376 RBIs. The Dodgers hold a team slugging percentage of .410 and they score 5.08 runs per outing (3rd in the league). They have 118 doubles, while walking 339 times as well as racking up 396 runs.
The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 1.111 and have a FIP of 3.60 as a staff on the year. They are currently ranked 2nd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 539. The Los Angeles pitching staff have allowed 293 runs over the course of the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.24 (250 earned runs allowed). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.43 (795 strikeouts vs 232 free passes). They have yielded 86 dingers and they concede 3.80 runs per 9 innings (6th in MLB).
Los Angeles bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 25.9% out of 108 inherited base runners. Their relievers have taken the field 86 times in high leverage situations and on 78 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 94 save situations, the Dodgers have recorded 51 holds in addition to 16 blown saves. They are ranked 16th in the league holding a save rate of 61.9%, and they have dispatched 257 relief pitchers onto the field so far this year. Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 42 save chances and they have tallied 26 saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 42 double plays and have a fielding rate of .984 (12th in pro baseball). The Dodgers have accrued 618 assists, 43 errors and have a tally of 2,082 putouts for the year. In their 6,246 innings on the field, the Dodgers have earned a efficiency on defense of 71.8% (4th in baseball).
So far in his career, Buehler has conceded 351 base hits and he has 514 strikeouts in 462 innings pitched. Buehler (31-10 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 3.02 earned run average and has conceded 6.8 hits per nine innings. He has given up 155 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.006 and having a FIP of 3.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.51 and he has faced 1,842 batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-156)
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