San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 9/22/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+110) San Diego (-135)
Logan Webb and the San Francisco Giants (97-53, 1st in NL West) go to Petco Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the San Diego Padres (76-73, 3rd in NL West). The odds on this contest have the Giants priced at +110 and the Padres are at -135. The over/under has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Logan Webb and Pierce Johnson.
San Francisco has a slugging % of .442 and have struck out 1,367 times, while taking a walk on 560 occasions. They have 702 RBI's as well as 1,250 hits on the season, and their team batting average comes in at .247. The Giants have accrued 250 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 227 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 736 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .328. As a team, the San Francisco Giants are recording 4.9 runs per game, which has them at 7th in MLB.
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The Giants have compiled a team ERA of 3.27 on the season (2nd in baseball), and they have struck out 1,312 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.37 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.14. Giants pitchers have yielded 142 long balls and 555 runs in total (2nd in MLB). They have walked 389 hitters and their FIP is 3.58 as a team so far this season.
The Giants relievers have recorded a save percentage of 66.7% and has come into the game in 187 save situations. The relievers have inherited 164 runners for the year and 34.8% of those players crossed the plate. Giants relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 114 times in addition to having 186 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have dispatched 543 relievers to the mound for the year. The relievers have recorded 106 holds on the season (1st in MLB). They have recorded 52 saves over the course of the season and have blown 26 of their 78 save opportunities.
The Giants have converted 71.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 12,111 innings, which has them sitting at 4th in baseball. The San Francisco Giants have notched a total of 4,037 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,360 assists and 74 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .986 which ranks 6th in baseball, and have accumulated 843 double plays.
Webb has taken the hill for 226 frames and has 224 punch outs during his pro baseball career. Webb (15-10 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 3.34 and he has gone up against 951 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.86 (97 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.272. He has surrendered 218 base hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) with 70 walks.
San Diego has a total of 164 home runs for the season and 642 runs batted in. They have put up 245 doubles, while getting a free base 544 times as well as putting up 674 runs. The San Diego Padres have recorded an on-base percentage of .321 and a batting average of .241 this season. The Padres hold a slugging percentage of .398 and they have an average of 4.52 runs per contest (14th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 1,219 instances (26th in baseball) and have a total of 1,193 base knocks.
The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.235 with a FIP of 4.10 as a pitching staff so far this year. They come in at 10th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,161. The San Diego pitching staff have surrendered 628 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 3.94 (576 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.02 (1,403 strikeouts against 465 walks). They have conceded 184 home runs and they concede 4.29 runs per 9 innings (11th in baseball).
Sitting with 151 save situations, the Padres have tallied 86 holds and 22 blown saves. San Diego has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 63 save chances and they have come away with 41 saves. Their relievers have taken the field 134 times in high leverage situations in addition to 107 occasions with base runners. San Diego relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 34.2% out of their 155 inherited base runners. They are ranked 7th in the league with a save rate of 65.1%, and they have sent 568 relief pitchers onto the field on the campaign.
Out of their 11,853 innings on the field, the Padres have a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (11th in professional baseball). The San Diego Padres have turned 132 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (9th in baseball). The Padres have recorded 1,305 assists, 76 errors and have accounted for 3,951 putouts this season.
In his MLB career, Johnson has given up 98 base knocks while totaling 136 strikeouts in 118 frames. He has surrendered a total of 52 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.305 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.43 and he has faced 494 opposing batters in his career. Johnson (9-6 career mark) has a 3.97 ERA and has conceded 7.5 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Diego (-135)
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