Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 8/3/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-155) San Francisco (+135)
The Los Angeles Dodgers (69-33) are hitting the road to Oracle Park on Wednesday where they will go up against the San Francisco Giants (51-52). The moneyline on this game has Los Angeles at -155 and San Francisco is sitting at +135. The total comes in at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Julio Urias and Alex Cobb.
Los Angeles is slugging .444 and have struck out 836 times, while drawing a walk on 392 occasions. They have 506 runs batted in as well as 895 hits so far this year, and their average at the plate comes in at .258. The Dodgers have tallied 207 two-baggers as a team and have hit 132 baseballs out of the park. They have a total of 534 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .336. As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are scoring 5.2 runs per contest, which has them at 2nd in the league.
Get all of our MLB Parlay Picks
The Dodgers hold a team ERA of 2.96 this season (1st in baseball), and their staff has struck out 900 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 251 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.42 as a squad over the course of the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.59 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.08. Dodgers pitchers have conceded 91 home runs and also 333 runs in total (1st in baseball).
Dodgers bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 67 times and also have had 80 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have recorded 67 holds for the year (5th in MLB). The Dodgers bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 73.2% and has come into the game in 109 save situations. They have accumulated 30 saves on the year and have missed out on 11 of their 41 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 92 runners on the year with 30.4% of those players crossed home plate. The Dodgers have dispatched 352 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season.
The Dodgers have converted 72.1% of balls hit into play into outs in their 7,707 innings, which has them sitting 2nd in professional baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have 2,569 putouts this season, as well as 814 assists and 45 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .987 which has them ranked 8th in the majors, and have 75 double plays.
Urias has taken the hill for 534 innings and has accumulated 530 K's during his pro baseball career. Urias (42-16 career record) has earned a FIP of 3.42 while he has faced 2,179 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.01 (179 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.114. He has conceded 443 base knocks (7.5 hits per nine innings) with 152 walks.
San Francisco has knocked in 119 HRs so far this year and 454 runs batted in. They have 168 doubles, while getting a free base 374 times as well as putting up 473 runs. The San Francisco Giants have recorded a team OBP of .318 as well as a team batting average of .235 for the season. The Giants have a slugging percentage of .394 and they have an average of 4.59 runs per game (9th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 901 occasions (6th in the league) and are sitting with 803 base hits.
The Giants have a WHIP of 1.275 with a FIP of 3.49 as a unit for the year. They sit at 23rd in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 875. The San Francisco pitching staff have conceded 448 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 3.89 (393 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.00 (854 strikeouts vs 285 free passes). They have yielded 84 dingers and they give up 4.43 runs per 9 innings (18th in the league).
San Francisco relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 34.8% out of their 132 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 107 times in high leverage situations in addition to 88 occasions with runners on base. With 80 save situations, the Giants have 43 holds and also 13 blown saves. They sit at 18th in the league holding a save rate of 61.8%, and they have dispatched 364 relievers onto the field on the season. San Francisco has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 34 save opportunities and they have tallied 21 saves.
The San Francisco Giants have turned 74 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (22nd in the majors). The Giants have accrued 925 assists, 61 errors and have earned a total of 2,571 putouts this season. In their 7,713 innings played, the Giants have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 67.7% (28th in the majors).
During his career, Cobb has given up 1,060 hits while he has accumulated 901 K's in 1,092 frames. Cobb (66-65 career mark) holds a 3.88 earned run average and has surrendered 8.7 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 471 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.266 and a FIP of 3.9. His K/BB ratio is 2.79 and he has gone up against 4,586 batters during his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-155)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Expert MLB Picks