Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 10/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
Petco Park is the location where the San Diego Padres will try to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday in Game 4 of their series. The starting pitchers are Tyler Anderson and Joe Musgrove.
The Dodgers have accrued 325 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 212 baseballs out of the park. Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .442 and have been called out on strikes 1,374 times, while being walked on 607 occasions. As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are recording 5.2 runs per game, which puts them at 1st in MLB. They have accrued 812 RBI's in addition to 1,418 base knocks over the course of the season, while their batting average is at .257. They have accumulated 847 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .333.
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The Dodgers have an ERA of 2.80 so far this season (1st in the league), and they have struck out 1,465 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 407 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.45 as a team for the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.60 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.05. Dodgers pitchers have relinquished 152 home runs in addition to 513 total runs (1st in baseball).
The Dodgers have dispatched 563 relief pitchers to the mound this year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 144 runners for the season and 25.7% of those runners ended up scoring. They have 43 saves so far this season and have blown 18 of their 61 chances to get a save. The Dodgers bullpen have a save percentage of 70.5% and has come into the game in 156 save situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 93 holds on the season (10th in baseball). Dodgers relief pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 104 times and also have had 143 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have accumulated 4,354 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,351 assists and 83 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which has them ranked 12th in MLB, and they have twisted 120 double plays. The Dodgers have converted 72.9% of baseballs in play into outs out of 13,062 innings, which has them ranked 1st in MLB.
Anderson (44-43 career mark) has a FIP of 4.18 and he has faced 3,353 hitters during his time in the majors. He has surrendered 778 base knocks (8.7 hits per 9 innings) with 221 free passes. His ERA is 4.16 (371 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.245. Anderson has taken the mound for 802 innings and has accounted for 680 strikeouts so far in his career.
San Diego has accounted for 153 home runs over the course of the season as well as 682 RBIs. They have 276 doubles, while taking a walk 574 times and recording 705 runs. The San Diego Padres have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .318 in addition to a batting average of .241 for the year. The Padres have a team SLG% of .382 and they have an average of 4.35 runs per game (13th in the league). They have struck out on 1,327 occasions (22nd in MLB) and have earned a total of 1,318 base hits.
The Padres have a team WHIP of 1.200 with a FIP of 3.82 as a squad so far this season. They are sitting at 9th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,263. The San Diego pitching staff have allowed 660 runs for the year while having an ERA of 3.81 (611 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.10 (1,451 strikeouts vs 468 bases on balls). They have allowed 173 long balls and they give up 4.12 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league).
San Diego has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 70 save opportunities and they have walked away with 48 saves. They sit at 9th in baseball with a save rate of 68.6%, and they have sent 488 relievers onto the diamond over the course of the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 162 times in high leverage situations in addition to 127 occasions with runners on. San Diego bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.0% out of their 200 inherited runners. With 145 save situations, the Padres have recorded 70 holds and 22 blown saves.
In their 12,990 innings played, the Padres hold a defensive efficiency of 70.5% (8th in the majors). The San Diego Padres have turned 116 double plays and have a fielding rate of .987 (8th in pro baseball). The Padres have racked up 1,362 assists, 76 errors and have earned a total of 4,330 putouts for the year.
So far in his pro baseball career, Musgrove has allowed 786 base knocks while earning 852 strikeouts in 859 frames. He has allowed 362 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.169 and having a FIP of 3.8. His K/BB ratio is 3.91 and he has gone up against 3,576 hitters in his career. Musgrove (50-54 record in his career) holds a 3.79 earned run average while allowing 8.2 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take San Diego
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