Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 4/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-140) San Diego (+120)
Petco Park is the site where the San Diego Padres (9-6) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (10-3) on Sunday. The line on this contest has the Dodgers at -140 while the Padres are coming in at +120. The total has been set at 7. The pitchers who are expected to start are Clayton Kershaw and Sean Manaea.
The Dodgers have accounted for 19 doubles as a team and have hit 14 baseballs out of the park. Los Angeles is slugging .414 and have been called out on strikes 106 times, while drawing a walk on 57 occasions. As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are knocking in 5.4 runs per outing, which ranks them 1st in baseball. They have earned 65 runs batted in in addition to 109 base knocks so far this season, and their batting average is .253. They have earned 70 runs scored while having a team OBP of .341.
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The Dodgers hold a team ERA of 2.27 this year (1st in MLB), and their staff has struck out 122 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 30 hitters and their FIP comes in at 2.76 as a unit over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 4.07 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 0.95. Dodgers pitchers have yielded 8 long balls and 33 total runs (1st in MLB).
Dodgers pitchers have entered the game with runners on 9 times and also have had 7 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 7 holds on the year (17th in baseball). The Dodgers relievers have recorded a save rate of 80.0% and has entered the game in 12 save situations. They have accumulated 4 saves for the season and have blown 1 out of their 5 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 14 runners on the campaign and 14.3% of them ended up scoring. The Dodgers have sent 43 relief pitchers to the hill this year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have accounted for 345 putouts for the season, as well as 111 assists and 4 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .991 which has them sitting 6th in baseball, and they have turned 8 double plays. The Dodgers have turned 74.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of 1,035 innings, ranking them 3rd in baseball.
Kershaw has pitched in 2,466 frames and is sitting with 2,690 punch outs so far in his career. His earned run average is 2.49 (683 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.002. He has conceded 1,865 base knocks (6.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 606 free passes. Kershaw (187-84 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 2.76 while he has faced 9,709 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
San Diego has a total of 12 home runs on the year as well as 59 runs batted in. They have recorded 23 two-baggers, while getting a free base 62 times and notching 62 runs. The San Diego Padres have accounted for an OBP of .321 as well as a batting average of .223 so far this year. The Padres have a team slugging percentage of .355 and they are recording 4.13 runs per contest (14th in baseball). They have been rung up on 136 occasions (5th in MLB) and have a total of 107 base hits.
The Padres are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.114 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.99 as a unit so far this season. They are sitting at 7th in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 96. The San Diego pitching staff have surrendered 49 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 3.34 (49 earned runs yielded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.71 (138 strikeouts against 51 free passes). They have surrendered 18 home runs and they allow 3.34 runs per 9 innings (6th in the league).
San Diego relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 43.8% out of 16 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 18 times in high leverage situations and on 10 occasions with base runners. With 22 save situations, the Padres have compiled 14 holds and also 2 blown saves. They are ranked 19th in baseball holding a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have dispatched 50 relief pitchers onto the diamond this year. San Diego has had relief pitchers enter the game in 7 save opportunities and they have walked away with 5 saves.
Out of their 1,188 innings on the diamond, the Padres hold a defensive efficiency of 75.7% (1st in the majors). The San Diego Padres have gotten 14 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of 1.000 (1st in pro baseball). The Padres have accrued 129 assists, 0 errors and have amassed 396 putouts so far this year.
Thus far in his career, Manaea has given up 705 base knocks and he has 660 strikeouts in 746 frames. Manaea (52-42 mark in his career) has earned a 3.80 earned run average and has conceded 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 315 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.193 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.57 and he has faced 3,096 batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-140)
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