San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 5/2/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres
Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Joe Musgrove and the San Diego Padres (14-12, 3rd in NL West) play the San Francisco Giants (16-9, 1st in NL West) at Petco Park on Sunday.
San Francisco owns a slugging percentage of .398 and have struck out 227 times, while taking a walk on 87 occasions. They have compiled 102 runs batted in and 184 hits for the season, and their team batting average sits at .227. The Giants have accounted for 39 doubles as a team and have knocked 31 balls out of the park. They have earned 104 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .305. As a squad, the San Francisco Giants are notching 4.2 runs/g, which ranks them 17th in baseball.
Giants pitchers have conceded 24 home runs in addition to 80 runs in total (2nd in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 75 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.60 as a squad so far this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.01 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.08. The Giants are sitting with a team earned run average of 2.93 over the course of the season (2nd in the league), and they have rung up 226 hitters.
The Giants have dispatched 85 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The relief pitchers have inherited 24 runners on the season with 37.5% of those runners crossed the plate. They have accumulated 11 saves this year and have missed out on 7 out of their 18 save opportunities. The Giants relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 61.1% and has come into the game in 41 save situations. The relievers have a total of 23 holds over the course of the season (1st in MLB). Giants relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 17 times as well as having 43 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Giants have converted 71.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of 2,013 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 7th in MLB. The San Francisco Giants have earned 671 putouts for the season, as well as 237 assists and 16 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which ranks 21st in the majors, and have accumulated 181 double plays.
Gausman has taken the hill for 1,019 frames and has accounted for 968 strikeouts during his career. Gausman (51-66 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.02 while he has faced 4,322 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 4.19 (474 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.314. He has given up 1,033 base knocks (9.1 hits per 9 innings) and has 306 free passes.
The Padres have a team slugging % of .368 and they are earning 4.08 runs per contest (19th in baseball). They have 31 two-baggers, while getting a free base 106 times as well as putting up 106 runs. San Diego has compiled 26 home runs so far this year as well as 99 RBIs. They have been rung up on 225 occasions (15th in baseball) and have recorded 206 base hits. The San Diego Padres have tallied an on-base percentage of .323 in addition to a batting average of .236 for the year.
The Padres have a WHIP of 1.081 in addition to having a FIP of 3.42 as a pitching staff on the season. They are sitting at 13th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 181. The San Diego pitching staff have allowed 92 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 2.90 (76 earned runs given up). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.89 (288 strikeouts against 74 free passes). They have conceded 29 long balls and they surrender 3.51 runs per 9 innings (3rd in MLB).
San Diego bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 20.7% out of 29 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 28 times in high leverage situations in addition to 20 occasions with base runners. With 32 save situations, the Padres have accrued 15 holds in addition to 6 blown saves. They rank 16th in the league holding a save rate of 62.5%, and they have sent 105 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond over the course of the season. San Diego has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 16 save chances and they have walked away with 10 saves.
In 2,124 innings on the diamond, the Padres have a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (17th in professional baseball). The San Diego Padres have turned 21 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .977 (28th in MLB). The Padres have recorded 209 assists, 22 errors and are sitting with 708 putouts on the campaign.
During his pro baseball career, Musgrove has allowed 504 hits while he has accumulated 506 strikeouts in 525 frames. Musgrove (31-40 career record) has a 4.16 ERA while giving up 8.6 hits per nine innings. He has allowed a total of 243 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.200 and having a FIP of 3.8. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.98 and he has gone up against 2,198 hitters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Diego
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