Cleveland Guardians vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 8/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Guardians vs San Diego Padres
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland (+140) San Diego (-165)
Petco Park is the location where the San Diego Padres (68-56) will go up against the Cleveland Guardians (64-56) on Tuesday. The line on this matchup has the Guardians at +140 while the Padres are sitting at -165. The total is 8. The pitchers taking the mound will be Aaron Civale and Mike Clevinger.
As a unit, the Cleveland Guardians are earning 4.3 runs per game, which is 16th in MLB. They have racked up 521 runs and have an OBP of .315. The Guardians have compiled 218 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 94 balls out of the stadium. They have accounted for 496 runs batted in and 1,033 hits on the campaign, and their average at the plate sits at .252. Cleveland has a slugging % of .385 and have struck out 829 times, while taking a walk on 336 occasions.
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The Guardians are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.76 over the course of the season (9th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 1,002 hitters. They have walked 329 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.83 as a squad so far this season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.05 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.21. Guardians pitchers have conceded 126 home runs in addition to 491 runs (9th in MLB).
The Guardians have sent 365 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 140 base runners for the season and 30.7% of those runners earned a run for their team. They have compiled 32 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 13 out of their 45 save chances. The Guardians relievers have earned a save percentage of 71.1% and has come into the game in 86 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 37 holds on the season (30th in MLB). Guardians bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 96 times and also have had 112 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Cleveland Guardians have a tally of 3,193 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,081 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .984 which is 19th in MLB, and have earned 93 double plays. The Guardians have turned 70.1% of balls in play into outs out of 9,579 innings, ranking them 14th in pro baseball.
Civale has taken the ball for 320 innings and is sitting with 280 K's in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.13 (147 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.197. He has surrendered 304 base hits (8.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 79 free passes. Civale (21-20 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.16 and he has gone up against 1,315 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
The San Diego Padres have recorded a team on-base percentage of .320 and a batting average of .241 over the course of the season. They have been called out on strikes on 1,010 instances (18th in the league) and have accounted for 1,006 base hits. San Diego is sitting with 110 HRs on the season as well as 527 RBIs. The Padres hold a team slugging percentage of .379 and they tally 4.40 runs per contest (15th in MLB). They have notched 214 two-baggers, while taking a walk 449 times as well as scoring 545 runs.
The San Diego pitching staff have allowed 495 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 3.74 (458 earned runs yielded). They have relinquished 122 homers and they concede 4.04 runs per 9 innings (9th in MLB). The Padres have a WHIP of 1.206 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.70 as a unit for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.10 (1,100 strikeouts vs 355 walks). They are currently ranked 15th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 975.
San Diego relievers hold an inherited score rate of 39.6% of 144 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 129 times in high leverage situations in addition to 94 occasions with base runners. With 116 save situations, the Padres have accumulated 56 holds and also 18 blown saves. They are ranked 11th in baseball with a save percentage of 67.9%, and they have dispatched 356 relievers to the hill on the year. San Diego has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 56 save chances and they have earned 38 saves.
The San Diego Padres have turned 93 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .988 (4th in the majors). The Padres have 1,090 assists, 54 errors and are sitting with 3,309 putouts on the season. In 9,927 innings on the field, the Padres have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.1% (12th in baseball).
During his pro baseball career, Clevinger has conceded 501 base knocks and he has 669 punch outs in 616 innings. Clevinger (48-27 career mark) is the owner of a 3.24 ERA while allowing 7.3 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed a total of 222 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.189 and a FIP of 3.6. His K/BB ratio is 2.88 and he has faced 2,521 opposing batters during his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Cleveland (+140)
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