Chicago White Sox vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 10/2/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs San Diego Padres
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (+125) San Diego (-145)
The Chicago White Sox (78-79) are traveling to Petco Park on Sunday where they will meet the San Diego Padres (86-71). The moneyline on this matchup has the White Sox at +125 while the Padres are priced at -145. The over/under is 7. The starting pitchers are Lance Lynn and Blake Snell.
As a team, the Chicago White Sox are scoring 4.3 runs per contest, which is 18th in the league. They have a total of 670 runs and hold an OBP of .312. The White Sox have hit 263 two-baggers as a team and have hit 145 balls out of the stadium. They have compiled 638 runs batted in as well as 1,403 hits for the season, while their average at the plate is .257. Chicago owns a slugging percentage of .389 and have been called out on strikes 1,233 times, while taking a walk on 381 occasions.
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The White Sox have an earned run average of 3.91 so far this season (15th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,407 batters. They have walked 516 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.78 as a team over the course of the season. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.73 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.29. White Sox pitchers have yielded 158 home runs and 696 runs (20th in the league).
The White Sox relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 66.7% and has come into the game in 170 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 196 runners for the year with 37.8% of those runners crossed home plate. White Sox bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 137 times and also have had 168 appearances in high leverage situations. The White Sox have dispatched 535 relievers to the hill on the season. The relievers have tallied 100 holds for the year (5th in MLB). They have accumulated 46 saves this season and have blown 23 out of their 69 chances to get a save.
The White Sox have transformed 68.7% of balls in play into outs in their 12,633 innings, which has them sitting 25th in pro baseball. The Chicago White Sox have earned a total of 4,211 putouts thus far, as well as 1,253 assists and 100 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .982 which has them ranked 28th in MLB, and have accumulated 118 double plays.
Lynn has taken the ball for 1,698 innings and is sitting with 1,710 punch outs so far in his career. His earned run average is 3.53 (666 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.261. He has given up 1,550 hits (8.2 hits per 9 innings) with 592 walks. Lynn (122-84 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.60 while he has gone up against 7,175 batters during his time in the majors.
The San Diego Padres have a team on-base percentage of .318 in addition to a team batting average of .240 so far this season. They have struck out on 1,277 instances (21st in the league) and have notched a total of 1,275 hits. San Diego has compiled 147 home runs for the year to go along with 662 RBIs. The Padres have a SLG% of .381 and they are scoring 4.36 runs per game (13th in the league). They have tallied 268 two-baggers, while taking a walk 559 times and scoring 685 runs.
The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.204 in addition to having a FIP of 3.81 as a unit for the season. They sit at 10th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,231. The San Diego pitching staff have relinquished 642 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 3.82 (593 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.11 (1,407 strikeouts vs 453 free passes). They have allowed 168 homers and they surrender 4.13 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball).
Sitting with 141 save situations, the Padres have accrued 68 holds and 22 blown saves. San Diego has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 68 save chances and they have recorded 46 saves. Their relievers have come in 160 times in high leverage situations and also on 124 occasions with runners on. San Diego relievers have an inherited score percentage of 40.0% out of their 195 inherited runners. They are ranked 11th in the league holding a save percentage of 67.6%, and they have dispatched 472 relief pitchers to the hill for the season.
The San Diego Padres have gotten 113 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (9th in baseball). The Padres have accrued 1,324 assists, 75 errors and have accumulated 4,195 putouts for the season. In 12,585 innings on the diamond, the Padres have a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (9th in professional baseball).
So far in his career, Snell has surrendered 657 base hits while tallying 983 punch outs in 806 innings. He has conceded a total of 307 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.250 and a FIP of 3.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.80 and he has faced 3,355 opposing batters in his MLB career. Snell (57-45 record in his career) is the owner of a 3.43 earned run average while allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take San Diego (-145) and under 7 runs
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