Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 9/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres
Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-155) San Diego (+135)
The Los Angeles Dodgers (94-42) are traveling to Petco Park on Saturday where they will try to beat the San Diego Padres (76-62). The moneyline on this game has the Dodgers at -155 and the Padres are at +135. The total comes in at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Julio Urias and Blake Snell.
Los Angeles owns a slugging percentage of .452 and have been rung up 1,138 times, while drawing a walk on 511 occasions. They have accrued 700 runs batted in as well as 1,212 base knocks for the season, and their average at the plate is sitting at .261. The Dodgers have hit 285 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 183 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 733 runs and have an on-base percentage of .337. As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are recording 5.4 runs per game, which puts them at 1st in MLB.
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Dodgers pitchers have conceded 127 home runs and 435 runs in total (1st in MLB). They have walked 347 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.49 as a unit on the season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.48 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.06. The Dodgers have compiled a team ERA of 2.89 for the year (1st in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,209 hitters.
The Dodgers have dispatched 470 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The relievers have inherited 127 runners so far this year with 26.8% of them crossed the plate. They have tallied 37 saves on the campaign and have blown 16 of their 53 save chances. The Dodgers relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 69.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 136 save situations. The bullpen have accumulated 81 holds so far this year (8th in MLB). Dodgers relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 91 times in addition to having 107 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Dodgers have converted 73.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of 10,923 innings on the field, which has them sitting 1st in pro baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have earned 3,641 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,119 assists and 64 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .987 which puts them in 8th in professional baseball, and they have turned 100 double plays.
Urias (47-17 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 3.40 and he has faced 2,318 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 464 base hits (7.3 hits per 9 innings) with 162 free passes. His earned run average is 2.89 (183 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.098. Urias has thrown 570 frames and has earned 566 K's so far in his pro baseball career.
The San Diego Padres hold an OBP of .320 as well as a team batting average of .241 on the campaign. They have struck out on 1,124 instances (19th in the league) and have totaled 1,120 base hits. San Diego has a total of 129 home runs on the campaign as well as 590 runs batted in. The Padres have a slugging percentage of .381 and they tally 4.41 runs per game (15th in MLB). They have 234 two-baggers, while walking 500 times as well as scoring 609 runs.
The San Diego pitching staff have allowed 575 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 3.88 (529 earned runs relinquished). They have surrendered 145 home runs and they surrender 4.22 runs per 9 innings (12th in the league). The Padres have a WHIP of 1.225 in addition to having a FIP of 3.81 as a staff for the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.05 (1,228 strikeouts against 402 walks). They have a ranking of 14th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,100.
San Diego has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 61 save chances and they have earned 43 saves. They sit at 7th in baseball with a save rate of 70.5%, and they have dispatched 404 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 139 times in high leverage situations and on 107 occasions with runners on. San Diego relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 39.5% of 172 inherited runners. With 127 save situations, the Padres have amassed 62 holds and also 18 blown saves.
The San Diego Padres have turned 102 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .986 (12th in baseball). The Padres have accrued 1,184 assists, 68 errors and have 3,678 putouts so far this year. Out of their 11,034 innings played, the Padres are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (14th in pro baseball).
Snell (55-44 career record) has a 3.46 earned run average and has given up 7.4 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.78 and he has faced 3,265 hitters in his MLB career. He has given up a total of 301 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.258 and having a FIP of 3.5. So far in his pro baseball career, Snell has surrendered 643 hits while he has accumulated 952 strikeouts in 783 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-155)
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