Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 9/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Friday, September 30, 2022
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Bay Area
The Arizona Diamondbacks (72-84) are traveling to Oracle Park on Friday where they will take on the San Francisco Giants (77-78). The expected starting pitchers are Merrill Kelly and Alex Cobb.
Arizona is slugging .384 and have been called out on strikes 1,293 times, while being walked on 516 occasions. They have earned 634 runs batted in as well as 1,177 base knocks this season, and their average at the plate is at .229. The Diamondbacks have accumulated 248 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 169 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accumulated 678 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .304. As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks are knocking in 4.4 runs per game, which has them sitting at 15th in the league.
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The Diamondbacks are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.25 for the year (23rd in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,168 hitters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.43 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.29. Diamondbacks pitchers have allowed 179 long balls in addition to 711 runs (22nd in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 481 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.28 as a unit for the year.
Diamondbacks relief pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 142 times in addition to having 164 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have earned 79 holds over the course of the season (16th in MLB). The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 56.1% and has come into the game in 139 save situations. They have compiled 32 saves this season and have not converted 25 of 57 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 197 runners on the campaign with 33.0% of those players ended up scoring. The Diamondbacks have sent 528 relief pitchers to the hill on the season.
The Diamondbacks have converted 70.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 12,402 innings, ranking them 12th in professional baseball. The Arizona Diamondbacks have amassed 4,134 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,325 assists and 84 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .985 which has them ranked 18th in baseball, and have a total of 131 double plays.
Kelly has taken the ball for 562 frames and has earned 485 K's so far in his career. His earned run average is 3.89 (243 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.222. He has given up 527 base knocks (8.4 hits per 9 innings) and has had 160 free passes. Kelly (36-34 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.03 and he has faced 2,326 hitters during his time in the majors.
The San Francisco Giants have accounted for an OBP of .315 as well as a batting average of .233 this season. They have been called out on strikes on 1,404 occasions (4th in the league) and have accounted for 1,205 hits. San Francisco has a total of 172 HRs on the year as well as 647 RBIs. The Giants hold a team slugging % of .388 and they score 4.37 runs per game (14th in baseball). They have 250 doubles, while taking a walk 544 times as well as notching 678 runs.
The San Francisco pitching staff have given up 664 runs on the campaign while having an ERA of 3.81 (581 earned runs given up). They have surrendered 129 long balls and they yield 4.36 runs per 9 innings (18th in MLB). The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.277 in addition to having a FIP of 3.46 as a pitching staff on the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.09 (1,309 strikeouts against 423 free passes). They are currently ranked 23rd in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,328.
San Francisco has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 58 save chances and they have tallied 38 saves. They are ranked 14th in baseball holding a save rate of 65.5%, and they have sent 548 relief pitchers onto the field for the year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 154 times in high leverage situations and on 140 occasions with base runners. San Francisco relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 32.8% out of their 201 inherited runners. Sitting with 138 save situations, the Giants have earned 76 holds and also 20 blown saves.
In 12,339 innings on the diamond, the Giants are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 67.6% (28th in baseball). The San Francisco Giants have turned 122 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (26th in the majors). The Giants have accrued 1,486 assists, 97 errors and have amassed 4,113 putouts for the year.
In his pro baseball career, Cobb has given up 1,114 hits and he has 955 K's in 1,150 innings pitched. He has surrendered a total of 491 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.266 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.79 and he has faced 4,825 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. Cobb (69-67 career record) holds a 3.84 ERA while allowing 8.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco
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