San Francisco Giants vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 4/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Monday, April 19, 2021
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (-102) Philadelphia (-108)
Kevin Gausman and the San Francisco Giants (9-6, 2nd in NL West) head to Citizens Bank Park on Monday where they'll take on the Philadelphia Phillies (8-7, 2nd in NL East). The Phillies open this contest at -108 while the Giants are priced at -102. The over/under opens at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Kevin Gausman and Chase Anderson.
San Francisco has a slugging rate of .383 and have struck out 129 times, while drawing a walk on 48 occasions. They have accrued 47 runs batted in as well as 93 base knocks so far this season, while their average at the plate is .208. The Giants have tallied 17 two-baggers as a team and have hit 19 balls out of the stadium. They have earned a total of 48 runs scored and hold an OBP of .289. As a team, the San Francisco Giants are compiling 3.4 runs per game, which puts them at 29th in MLB.
Giants pitchers have given up 11 home runs in addition to 46 runs in total (3rd in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 43 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.58 as a team so far this season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.79 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.15. The Giants have compiled a team earned run average of 3.12 for the year (4th in MLB), and they have rung up 120 hitters.
The Giants relief pitchers have a save percentage of 53.8% and has come into the game in 27 save situations. The relievers have inherited 17 runners over the course of the season with 41.2% of those players crossed home plate. Giants relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 13 times as well as having 26 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have sent 51 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The relievers have accumulated 14 holds for the year (2nd in the league). They have earned 7 saves on the campaign and have blown 6 of their 13 chances to get a save.
Gausman has taken the mound for 1,005 frames and has earned 952 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.24 (473 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.319. He has allowed 1,025 hits (9.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 301 walks. Gausman (50-66 career mark) has a FIP of 4.04 while facing 4,266 batters in the majors.
The Phillies hold a team slugging percentage of .371 and they score 3.93 runs per game (21st in the league). They have notched 21 two-baggers, while taking a walk 39 times as well as scoring 55 runs. Philadelphia has hit 12 home runs so far this year as well as 52 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 141 occasions (9th in baseball) and are sitting with 105 hits. The Philadelphia Phillies have accounted for a team OBP of .310 as well as a batting average of .238 over the course of the season.
The Phillies have a team WHIP of 1.327 in addition to having a FIP of 4.42 as a unit so far this year. They are currently ranked 19th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 113. The Philadelphia pitching staff have given up 59 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 4.23 (56 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.69 (121 strikeouts against 45 free passes). They have allowed 18 home runs and they concede 4.46 runs per 9 innings (14th in the league).
With 6 save situations, the Phillies have recorded 1 hold in addition to 2 blown saves. Philadelphia has had relievers step onto the mound in 5 save opportunities and they have earned 3 saves. Their relievers have taken the field 17 times in high leverage situations and on 11 occasions with runners on base. Philadelphia relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 31.6% out of their 19 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 17th in MLB with a save percentage of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 42 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond on the campaign.
Anderson (54-43 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.06 ERA and has surrendered 8.5 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.58 and he has gone up against 3,770 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. He has conceded 406 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.274 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. So far in his career, Anderson has surrendered 850 base hits while he has accumulated 765 K's in 899 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Francisco (-102)
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