San Francisco Giants vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 4/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+143) Philadelphia (-153)
Zack Wheeler and the Philadelphia Phillies (8-7, 2nd in NL East) host the San Francisco Giants (9-6, 2nd in NL West) at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday. The Giants open this matchup at +143 while the Phillies are priced at -153. The total is set at 8. The expected starting pitchers are Logan Webb and Zack Wheeler.
As a team, the San Francisco Giants are notching 3.3 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 30th in baseball. They are sitting with 49 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .287. The Giants have hit 19 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 19 baseballs out of the park. They have accrued 48 RBI's as well as 99 base knocks on the year, and their team batting average is .205. San Francisco has a slugging percentage of .371 and have been called out on strikes 140 times, while being walked on 52 occasions.
The Giants are sitting with a team earned run average of 2.91 over the course of the season (3rd in baseball), and their staff has rung up 129 hitters. Their K/BB ratio is 3.00 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.10. Giants pitchers have conceded 11 home runs and 46 runs (2nd in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 43 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.36 as a unit so far this season.
Giants pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 13 times in addition to having 30 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have notched 17 holds this season (1st in the league). The Giants relief pitchers have a save percentage of 57.1% and has come into the game in 31 save situations. They have compiled 8 saves on the campaign and have not converted 6 out of their 14 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 17 runners over the course of the season with 41.2% of those players ended up scoring. The Giants have dispatched 55 relief pitchers to the hill on the year.
Webb has thrown 105 frames and has accounted for 95 K's during his career. His earned run average is 5.30 (62 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.547. He has allowed 120 base hits (10.3 hits per 9 innings) and has had 43 walks. Webb (5-8 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.20 while he has gone up against 471 opposing hitters in the majors.
Philadelphia has accumulated 13 home runs this year as well as 54 RBIs. They have recorded 23 doubles, while taking a walk 45 times and scoring 57 runs. The Philadelphia Phillies have an on-base percentage of .312 and a team batting average of .236 on the campaign. The Phillies have a team SLG% of .372 and they score 3.80 runs per game (23rd in baseball). They have been rung up on 150 occasions (9th in the league) and have a total of 111 base knocks.
The Phillies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.249 in addition to having a FIP of 4.12 as a pitching staff for the year. They sit at 15th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 115. The Philadelphia pitching staff have surrendered 59 runs so far this year while having a team ERA of 3.93 (56 earned runs conceded). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.91 (131 strikeouts against 45 walks). They have given up 18 home runs and they concede 4.15 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball).
Philadelphia has had relievers step onto the hill in 5 save chances and they have earned 3 saves. They are currently ranked 16th in the league holding a save rate of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 42 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. Their relief pitchers have come in 17 times in high leverage situations and on 11 occasions with base runners. Philadelphia relievers hold an inherited score rate of 31.6% out of their 19 inherited runners. With 6 save situations, the Phillies have earned 1 hold and 2 blown saves.
So far in his MLB career, Wheeler has allowed 785 hits while he has accumulated 799 strikeouts in 838 innings pitched. Wheeler (49-42 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 3.68 earned run average while giving up 8.4 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered 343 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.283 and a FIP of 3.7. His K/BB ratio is 2.75 and he has gone up against 3,546 opposing batters so far in his MLB career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take San Francisco (+143) and over 8 runs
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