Atlanta Braves vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 4/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs San Diego Padres
Date: Friday, April 15, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Petco Park is the location where the San Diego Padres (4-3) will take on the Atlanta Braves (3-4) on Friday.
The Braves have accumulated 13 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 7 balls out of the park. Atlanta has a slugging % of .390 and have struck out 62 times, while taking a walk on 33 occasions. As a unit, the Atlanta Braves are putting up 4.9 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 8th in the league. They have accounted for 31 runs batted in and 53 hits on the year, and their average at the plate is at .238. They have earned 34 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .342.
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The Braves have an ERA of 5.14 over the course of the season (27th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 65 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.25 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.22. Braves pitchers have surrendered 5 home runs in addition to 37 runs in total (29th in MLB). They have walked 20 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.04 as a team so far this year.
Braves bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 8 times and also have had 3 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have earned 2 holds for the season (20th in baseball). The Braves relievers have earned a save percentage of 100.0% and has come into the game in 4 save situations. They have compiled 2 saves on the year and have blown 0 of their 2 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 12 runners so far this year and 58.3% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Braves have dispatched 21 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season.
The Atlanta Braves have a tally of 162 putouts on the year, as well as 48 assists and 2 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .991 which has them sitting 6th in professional baseball, and have earned 3 double plays. The Braves have converted 68.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 486 innings, which ranks them 21st in professional baseball.
Wright has pitched in 76 innings and has racked up 65 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. Wright (3-8 career record) holds a FIP of 6.16 and he has gone up against 345 opposing batters in the majors. His ERA is 6.04 (51 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.592. He has surrendered 72 hits (8.5 hits per nine innings) with 49 free passes.
San Diego has a total of 4 home runs for the season as well as 24 RBIs. They have hit 11 doubles, while taking a walk 31 times as well as recording 27 runs. The San Diego Padres have accounted for an on-base percentage of .326 and a batting average of .230 on the year. The Padres hold a slugging % of .348 and they score 3.86 runs per contest (18th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 65 occasions (2nd in MLB) and have 53 hits.
The San Diego pitching staff have given up 28 runs this season while having an ERA of 4.20 (28 earned runs surrendered). They have given up 7 homers and they give up 4.20 runs per 9 innings (15th in the league). The Padres have a team WHIP of 1.217 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.86 as a unit for the year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.31 (67 strikeouts against 29 free passes). They sit at 16th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 44.
San Diego relievers have an inherited score percentage of 57.1% out of 7 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 10 times in high leverage situations and on 4 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 13 save situations, the Padres have tallied 7 holds in addition to 2 blown saves. They sit at 17th in baseball with a save percentage of 60.0%, and they have sent 25 bullpen pitchers onto the field so far this season. San Diego has called on relievers to enter the contest in 5 save chances and they have walked away with 3 saves.
The San Diego Padres have gotten 7 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of 1.000 (1st in baseball). The Padres have 48 assists, 0 errors and have 156 putouts on the season. Out of their 468 innings played, the Padres are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 73.8% (8th in MLB).
Martinez (17-30 career record) is the owner of a 4.73 earned run average while allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.63 and he has faced 1,846 hitters in his career. He has conceded 221 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.446 and a FIP of 5.3. So far in his pro baseball career, Martinez has given up 459 hits while tallying 243 K's in 420 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta
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