Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 4/19/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati (+155) San Diego (-180)
The San Diego Padres (6-5) will go up against the Cincinnati Reds (2-8) at Petco Park on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has Cincinnati at +155 while San Diego is sitting at -180. The total is 8. The pitchers taking the mound will be Reiver Sanmartin and Joe Musgrove.
As a squad, the Cincinnati Reds are notching 3.4 runs per game, which has them sitting at 23rd in the league. They have accounted for 34 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .254. The Reds have recorded 12 doubles as a unit and have smacked 7 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 33 RBI's as well as 57 hits so far this year, and their batting average sits at .180. Cincinnati is slugging .285 and have been called out on strikes 98 times, while drawing a walk on 26 occasions.
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The Reds have an ERA of 5.57 for the season (29th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 87 hitters. Their K/BB ratio is 1.93 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.60. Reds pitchers have conceded 11 home runs and 58 total runs (28th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 45 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.55 as a squad on the campaign.
Reds bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 11 times and also have had 6 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have a total of 2 holds on the season (26th in the league). The Reds bullpen have recorded a save rate of 100.0% and has come into the game in 4 save situations. They have compiled 2 saves so far this season and have blown 0 out of their 2 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 18 base runners on the year with 38.9% of those players crossed the plate. The Reds have dispatched 40 relievers to the mound on the year.
The Cincinnati Reds have notched a total of 252 putouts thus far, in addition to 68 assists and 3 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .991 which is 5th in the majors, and have 6 double plays. The Reds have turned 65.9% of balls in play into outs in their 756 innings, which has them ranked 27th in pro baseball.
Sanmartin has taken the hill for 19 innings and has racked up 15 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. Sanmartin (2-1 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 2.67 and he has faced 78 opposing batters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.32 (7 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.316. He has given up 18 hits (8.5 hits per nine innings) and has 7 free passes.
San Diego has a total of 8 HRs so far this year as well as 42 RBIs. They have put up 16 two-baggers, while getting a free base 45 times as well as recording 45 runs. The San Diego Padres have earned an on-base percentage of .322 and a team batting average of .228 on the year. The Padres hold a team slugging % of .350 and they earn 4.09 runs per outing (19th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 104 instances (1st in the league) and have notched a total of 82 base hits.
The Padres have a WHIP of 1.135 with a FIP of 4.07 as a squad on the campaign. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.73 (101 strikeouts vs 37 walks). They are sitting at 16th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 72. They have surrendered 13 dingers and they surrender 3.75 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The San Diego pitching staff have conceded 40 runs this season while holding an ERA of 3.75 (40 earned runs conceded).
San Diego relievers have an inherited score percentage of 45.5% out of their 11 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 16 times in high leverage situations and on 7 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 16 save situations, the Padres have earned 9 holds and also 2 blown saves. They are currently ranked 19th in baseball with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 37 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. San Diego has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 6 save opportunities and they have earned 4 saves.
The San Diego Padres have gotten 12 double plays and own a fielding percentage of 1.000 (1st in pro baseball). The Padres have 97 assists, 0 errors and have a tally of 288 putouts this season. In their 864 innings on the field, the Padres have earned a defensive efficiency of 74.8% (3rd in the majors).
In his pro baseball career, Musgrove has allowed 641 hits while tallying 682 punch outs in 690 innings pitched. Musgrove (41-47 career mark) has a 3.97 earned run average and has given up 8.4 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 305 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.183 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.88 and he has faced 2,881 hitters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Diego (-180)
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