San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 4/30/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres
Date: Friday, April 30, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+173) San Diego (-188)
Yu Darvish and the San Diego Padres (14-12, 3rd in NL West) host the San Francisco Giants (16-9, 2nd in NL West) at Petco Park on Friday. The odds on this contest have the Giants coming in at +173 and the Padres are at -188. The O/U opens at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Logan Webb and Yu Darvish.
As a squad, the San Francisco Giants are compiling 4.2 runs per outing, which puts them at 17th in the league. They have earned a total of 104 runs and have an OBP of .305. The Giants have earned 39 doubles as a team and have hit 31 balls out of the park. They have earned 102 RBI's and 184 hits so far this year, and their team batting average comes in at .227. San Francisco has a slugging % of .398 and have been called out on strikes 227 times, while being walked on 87 occasions.
The Giants have compiled a team earned run average of 2.93 for the year (2nd in the league), and the staff has rung up 226 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.01 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.08. Giants pitchers have allowed 24 long balls in addition to 80 total runs (2nd in MLB). They have walked 75 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.60 as a team this season.
The Giants relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 61.1% and has stepped onto the mound in 41 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 24 runners for the year with 37.5% of those runners crossed home plate. Giants pitchers have come into the game with runners on 17 times as well as having 43 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have sent 85 relievers to the hill on the year. The relief pitchers have tallied 23 holds this year (1st in the league). They have compiled 11 saves on the year and have not converted 7 of 18 chances to get a save.
The Giants have turned 71.2% of balls in play into outs out of 1,932 innings on the field, which has them sitting 9th in pro baseball. The San Francisco Giants have earned a total of 644 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 224 assists and 16 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .982 which puts them in 24th in baseball, and they have turned 173 double plays.
Webb (6-8 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.18 while he has gone up against 517 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 130 base hits (10.1 hits per nine innings) and has 48 walks. His ERA is 5.11 (66 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.530. Webb has thrown 116 frames and has earned 107 K's so far in his MLB career.
San Diego has compiled 26 home runs this season to go along with 99 runs batted in. They have hit 31 doubles, while taking a walk 106 times as well as scoring 106 runs. The San Diego Padres have compiled a team on-base percentage of .323 and a batting average of .236 for the year. The Padres have a slugging percentage of .368 and they earn 4.08 runs per outing (21st in the league). They have been rung up on 225 occasions (14th in baseball) and have tallied 206 base knocks.
The Padres have a WHIP of 1.081 and have a FIP of 3.41 as a pitching staff this year. They come in at 16th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 181. The San Diego pitching staff have allowed 92 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 2.90 (76 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.89 (288 strikeouts against 74 bases on balls). They have allowed 29 dingers and they relinquish 3.51 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball).
With 32 save situations, the Padres have 15 holds in addition to 6 blown saves. San Diego has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 16 save opportunities and they have walked away with 10 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 28 times in high leverage situations and on 20 occasions with runners on base. San Diego bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 20.7% out of their 29 inherited base runners. They are ranked 16th in baseball with a save rate of 62.5%, and they have dispatched 105 relievers onto the field this year.
Out of their 2,124 innings on the field, the Padres hold a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (17th in the majors). The San Diego Padres have turned 21 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .977 (28th in professional baseball). The Padres have recorded 209 assists, 22 errors and have accounted for 708 putouts for the season.
In his MLB career, Darvish has surrendered 928 hits while earning 1,429 strikeouts in 1,158 innings pitched. He has surrendered a total of 442 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.151 and a FIP of 3.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.52 and he has faced 4,774 opposing hitters during his MLB career. Darvish (73-57 career mark) has earned a 3.43 earned run average while allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Diego (-188)
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