Cincinnati Reds vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 6/26/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Sunday, June 26, 2022
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Bay Area
The Cincinnati Reds (24-46) are hitting the road to Oracle Park on Sunday where they will try to beat the San Francisco Giants (38-32). The starting pitchers will be Tyler Mahle and Anthony DeSclafani.
As a squad, the Cincinnati Reds are earning 4.3 runs per outing, which is 18th in MLB. They have tallied 302 runs scored and have an OBP of .307. The Reds have hit 114 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 66 balls out of the park. They have tallied 290 runs batted in in addition to 548 base knocks on the season, while their average at the plate comes in at .238. Cincinnati has a slugging percentage of .379 and have struck out 584 times, while being walked on 199 occasions.
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The Reds hold a team ERA of 5.33 this year (30th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 611 hitters. Their K/BB ratio is 2.27 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.42. Reds pitchers have given up 96 home runs in addition to 379 runs in total (28th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 269 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.68 as a unit on the year.
Reds pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 74 times as well as having 57 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 29 holds this season (25th in baseball). The Reds relievers have earned a save percentage of 60.9% and has entered the game in 52 save situations. They have recorded 14 saves this season and have missed out on 9 of 23 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 120 runners on the campaign with 42.5% of those players crossed home plate. The Reds have dispatched 248 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign.
The Cincinnati Reds have accumulated 1,829 putouts this year, as well as 519 assists and 39 errors. Their fielding rate is at .984 which ranks 18th in MLB, and they have twisted 39 double plays. The Reds have converted 68.6% of balls in play into outs out of their 5,487 innings, which has them sitting at 26th in professional baseball.
Mahle has pitched in 570 frames and has 613 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.37 (277 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.335. He has allowed 547 base knocks (8.6 hits per 9 innings) with 214 free passes. Mahle (28-37 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.24 and he has faced 2,462 batters in the major leagues.
The San Francisco Giants have recorded an on-base percentage of .323 and a team batting average of .240 on the year. They have struck out on 611 occasions (10th in baseball) and have earned a total of 562 base knocks. San Francisco has a total of 85 long balls on the campaign to go along with 325 runs batted in. The Giants have a SLG% of .402 and they tally 4.86 runs per contest (4th in baseball). They have put up 108 two-baggers, while taking a walk 258 times and putting up 340 runs.
The Giants are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.257 and have a FIP of 3.52 as a squad for the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.19 (583 strikeouts against 183 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 23rd in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 599. They have conceded 62 homers and they surrender 4.34 runs per 9 innings (16th in baseball). The San Francisco pitching staff have given up 300 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 3.98 (275 earned runs relinquished).
San Francisco bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 33.0% out of 88 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 78 times in high leverage situations and on 61 occasions with runners on. With 66 save situations, the Giants have amassed 37 holds in addition to 10 blown saves. They rank 18th in baseball holding a save rate of 61.5%, and they have sent 262 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the season. San Francisco has called on relievers to enter the game in 26 save chances and they have earned 16 saves.
The San Francisco Giants have turned 54 double plays and have a fielding rate of .985 (14th in the majors). The Giants have recorded 671 assists, 39 errors and have accounted for 1,866 putouts on the season. In their 5,598 innings on the field, the Giants hold a defensive efficiency of 68.2% (27th in MLB).
So far in his MLB career, DeSclafani has surrendered 833 base hits while he has accumulated 750 punch outs in 840 innings. DeSclafani (50-47 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.13 ERA while allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has conceded 386 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.265 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.26 and he has gone up against 3,530 batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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