Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 9/11/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Diego Padres
Date: Sunday, September 11, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-135) San Diego (+115)
Petco Park is the location where the San Diego Padres (77-62) will try to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers (94-43) on Sunday. The moneyline on this matchup has Los Angeles at -135 while San Diego is sitting at +115. The total is 8. The pitchers taking the mound will be Andrew Heaney and Joe Musgrove.
The Dodgers have earned 285 doubles as a squad and have hit 185 balls out of the stadium. Los Angeles owns a slugging percentage of .451 and have struck out 1,150 times, while drawing a walk on 513 occasions. As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are putting up 5.4 runs per game, which has them at 1st in the league. They have earned 704 runs batted in as well as 1,218 hits for the year, while their team batting average comes in at .260. They have earned a total of 737 runs and hold an OBP of .337.
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The Dodgers have a team ERA of 2.88 over the course of the season (1st in baseball), and their staff has rung up 1,216 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.46 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.06. Dodgers pitchers have surrendered 128 home runs and also 440 runs (1st in the league). They have walked 351 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.50 as a unit so far this season.
Dodgers pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 92 times and also have had 110 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have notched 81 holds on the campaign (8th in MLB). The Dodgers bullpen have a save rate of 69.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 136 save situations. They have recorded 37 saves so far this season and have not converted 16 of 53 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 127 runners so far this season and 26.8% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Dodgers have sent 475 relievers to the hill over the course of the season.
The Dodgers have converted 73.0% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,007 innings on the diamond, ranking them 1st in baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have accumulated 3,669 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 1,127 assists and 66 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which ranks 11th in baseball, and they have twisted 101 double plays.
Heaney has thrown 686 frames and has accounted for 728 strikeouts so far in his career. Heaney (34-40 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.42 while going up against 2,907 batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.59 (350 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.249. He has given up 665 base knocks (8.7 hits per 9 innings) and has 192 free passes.
The Padres hold a team slugging percentage of .381 and they average 4.42 runs per contest (14th in the league). They have hit 234 doubles, while taking a walk 504 times and racking up 614 runs. San Diego has recorded 130 HRs this season as well as 594 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 1,131 occasions (20th in baseball) and have a total of 1,128 hits. The San Diego Padres are sitting with a team OBP of .320 and a batting average of .240 this year.
The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.222 and have a FIP of 3.81 as a team for the year. They come in at 11th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,106. The San Diego pitching staff have given up 579 runs this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.88 (533 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.07 (1,240 strikeouts against 404 free passes). They have given up 147 dingers and they allow 4.22 runs per 9 innings (11th in MLB).
San Diego relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 39.5% of 172 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 143 times in high leverage situations and also on 108 occasions with base runners. With 127 save situations, the Padres have earned 62 holds and 18 blown saves. They are ranked 6th in the league with a save rate of 70.5%, and they have sent 409 relievers onto the field on the campaign. San Diego has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 61 save opportunities and they have tallied 43 saves.
The San Diego Padres have turned 102 double plays and have a fielding rate of .986 (12th in pro baseball). The Padres have 1,189 assists, 68 errors and have 3,708 putouts on the campaign. In their 11,124 innings on the diamond, the Padres have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (14th in baseball).
Musgrove (49-53 career mark) holds a 3.86 ERA and has surrendered 8.3 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.92 and he has faced 3,464 opposing hitters during his career. He has allowed a total of 357 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.171 and a FIP of 3.8. So far in his MLB career, Musgrove has surrendered 765 base knocks and he has 820 K's in 831 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-135)
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