Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 9/16/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Friday, September 16, 2022
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-175) San Francisco (+150)
The San Francisco Giants (69-74) are hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers (98-44) at Oracle Park on Friday. The moneyline on this game has Los Angeles at -175 and San Francisco is priced at +150. The betting total comes in at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Dustin May and Logan Webb.
Los Angeles has a slugging % of .454 and have struck out 1,198 times, while drawing a walk on 535 occasions. They have 735 RBI's in addition to 1,262 hits so far this season, and their team batting average comes in at .260. The Dodgers have earned 296 doubles as a unit and have hit 196 balls out of the park. They have earned a total of 769 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .336. As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are notching 5.4 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 1st in baseball.
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The Dodgers have compiled a team earned run average of 2.85 over the course of the season (1st in the league), and their staff has struck out 1,255 hitters. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.48 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.05. Dodgers pitchers have conceded 134 home runs and 451 runs (1st in MLB). They have walked 361 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.51 as a team on the year.
Dodgers bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 93 times as well as having 114 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have accumulated 83 holds this season (8th in baseball). The Dodgers relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 68.5% and has entered the game in 139 save situations. They have recorded 37 saves this year and have missed out on 17 of their 54 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 127 runners so far this year and 26.8% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Dodgers have dispatched 489 relievers to the hill this year.
The Dodgers have turned 73.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of 11,169 innings, which ranks them 1st in baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tally of 3,723 putouts for the season, as well as 1,141 assists and 67 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .986 which is 11th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 102 double plays.
May has thrown 134 innings and has tallied 132 K's during his career. His earned run average is 3.14 (47 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.084. He has given up 108 hits (7.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 38 free passes. May (7-7 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.03 while he has faced 548 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
San Francisco is sitting with 160 home runs for the year to go along with 598 RBIs. They have tallied 230 doubles, while taking a walk 509 times as well as putting up 626 runs. The San Francisco Giants have recorded an OBP of .315 in addition to a batting average of .232 on the year. The Giants hold a team SLG% of .387 and they tally 4.38 runs per contest (14th in MLB). They have been rung up on 1,281 instances (5th in the league) and have a total of 1,101 hits.
The San Francisco pitching staff have given up 620 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 3.86 (541 earned runs yielded). They have surrendered 124 long balls and they concede 4.42 runs per 9 innings (18th in baseball). The Giants hold a team WHIP of 1.276 in addition to having a FIP of 3.51 as a unit over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.12 (1,207 strikeouts vs 387 walks). They rank 23rd in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,223.
Sitting with 125 save situations, the Giants have 69 holds in addition to 20 blown saves. San Francisco has called on relievers to enter the contest in 53 save chances and they have come away with 33 saves. Their relievers have taken the field 146 times in high leverage situations in addition to 127 occasions with base runners. San Francisco bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 33.5% out of their 182 inherited base runners. They sit at 17th in the league with a save rate of 62.3%, and they have sent 500 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season.
In 11,115 innings on the diamond, the Giants have a efficiency on defense of 67.7% (28th in pro baseball). The San Francisco Giants have gotten 105 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .983 (27th in MLB). The Giants have racked up 1,331 assists, 88 errors and have a tally of 3,705 putouts on the campaign.
Webb (29-18 career record) has a 3.49 ERA while conceding 8.4 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.25 and he has gone up against 1,743 opposing hitters during his MLB career. He has conceded a total of 163 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.223 and having a FIP of 3.2. Thus far in his career, Webb has surrendered 394 hits and he has 390 strikeouts in 420 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-175)
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