Chicago White Sox vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 9/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs San Diego Padres
Date: Friday, September 30, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
The San Diego Padres (86-69) will compete against the Chicago White Sox (76-79) at Petco Park on Friday. The starting pitchers will be Davis Martin and Yu Darvish.
The White Sox have accrued 259 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 144 balls out of the stadium. Chicago has a slugging rate of .389 and have been called out on strikes 1,217 times, while taking a walk on 377 occasions. As a squad, the Chicago White Sox are compiling 4.3 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 18th in the league. They have amassed 631 runs batted in and 1,388 hits on the campaign, while their batting average is at .258. They are sitting with 663 runs and have an OBP of .313.
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The White Sox have an earned run average of 3.94 on the campaign (15th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,380 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.72 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.29. White Sox pitchers have surrendered 158 home runs in addition to 692 total runs (20th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 508 opposing players and their FIP is 3.80 as a team this season.
The White Sox have sent 525 relievers to the mound for the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 191 base runners so far this season and 38.2% of those players ended up scoring. They have earned 44 saves for the season and have blown 22 of their 66 save opportunities. The White Sox relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 66.7% and has come into the game in 161 save situations. The bullpen have earned 94 holds on the campaign (6th in MLB). White Sox pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 134 times as well as having 160 appearances in high leverage situations.
The White Sox have turned 68.7% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 12,471 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 25th in professional baseball. The Chicago White Sox have a tally of 4,157 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,237 assists and 99 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .982 which ranks 28th in MLB, and have a total of 117 double plays.
Martin has taken the mound for 56 frames and has tallied 39 K's during his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.86 (24 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.196. He has allowed 50 base knocks (8.0 hits per 9 innings) and has 17 free passes. Martin (2-5 record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.13 and he has faced 232 hitters during his time in the majors.
The San Diego Padres have accumulated an OBP of .318 as well as a team batting average of .240 this season. They have been called out on strikes on 1,252 instances (22nd in the league) and have notched a total of 1,258 base hits. San Diego has accumulated 147 home runs this season as well as 659 runs batted in. The Padres hold a slugging % of .382 and they are recording 4.40 runs per outing (12th in baseball). They have tallied 264 two-baggers, while getting a free base 554 times and scoring 682 runs.
The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.207 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.82 as a staff on the season. They sit at 10th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,216. The San Diego pitching staff have given up 634 runs on the season while having an ERA of 3.81 (585 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.08 (1,388 strikeouts against 450 bases on balls). They have given up 166 homers and they yield 4.13 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball).
San Diego relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.4% out of their 193 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 160 times in high leverage situations and also on 123 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 140 save situations, the Padres have tallied 68 holds and also 21 blown saves. They are ranked 9th in the league holding a save rate of 68.7%, and they have sent 465 bullpen pitchers to the mound this year. San Diego has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 67 save chances and they have converted 46 saves.
Out of their 12,423 innings on the field, the Padres hold a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (9th in baseball). The San Diego Padres have turned 113 double plays and have a fielding rate of .986 (10th in pro baseball). The Padres have recorded 1,306 assists, 75 errors and have notched a total of 4,141 putouts on the campaign.
Darvish (95-74 career record) has a 3.50 ERA while giving up 7.2 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.73 and he has gone up against 6,077 batters so far in his MLB career. He has allowed a total of 576 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.123 and having a FIP of 3.5. During his MLB career, Darvish has allowed 1,187 hits while he has accumulated 1,782 strikeouts in 1,482 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take San Diego
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