Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 5/5/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres
Date: Thursday, May 5, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+125) San Diego (-145)
Petco Park is the site where the San Diego Padres (15-8) will try to defeat the Miami Marlins (12-11) on Thursday. The moneyline on this contest has the Marlins at +125 while the Padres are at -145. The betting total is set at 6.5. The expected starting pitchers are Jesus Luzardo and Nick Martínez.
As a squad, the Miami Marlins are recording 4.0 runs per outing, which puts them at 17th in baseball. They are sitting with 91 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .322. The Marlins have hit 34 doubles as a squad and have knocked 18 baseballs out of the park. They have 87 runs batted in in addition to 179 base knocks for the season, and their batting average comes in at .234. Miami has a slugging rate of .368 and have been called out on strikes 214 times, while being walked on 85 occasions.
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The Marlins have an earned run average of 3.44 on the campaign (14th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 205 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.70 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.20. Marlins pitchers have given up 20 home runs and 87 runs in total (10th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 76 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.58 as a team so far this year.
Marlins relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 20 times and also have had 22 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 16 holds so far this year (12th in the league). The Marlins bullpen have earned a save rate of 90.0% and has entered the game in 27 save situations. They have earned 9 saves this season and have blown 1 of 10 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 30 runners on the campaign with 36.7% of them crossed home plate. The Marlins have sent 85 relievers to the mound for the year.
The Marlins have turned 70.6% of balls in play into outs out of 1,836 innings, which ranks them 15th in professional baseball. The Miami Marlins have accumulated 612 putouts on the year, in addition to 207 assists and 13 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which puts them in 17th in MLB, and have accumulated 21 double plays.
Luzardo has taken the mound for 186 frames and has accounted for 201 punch outs during his pro baseball career. Luzardo (11-12 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.54 and he has gone up against 813 opposing batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 5.11 (106 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.388. He has allowed 182 base knocks (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 77 free passes.
The Padres have a team SLG% of .376 and they average 4.74 runs per game (4th in the league). They have recorded 34 two-baggers, while getting a free base 92 times and putting up 109 runs. San Diego has a total of 21 home runs on the campaign to go along with 106 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 192 occasions (20th in MLB) and have a total of 176 hits. The San Diego Padres have accumulated an on-base percentage of .326 as well as a batting average of .234 this season.
The San Diego pitching staff have given up 89 runs so far this year while having a team ERA of 3.51 (80 earned runs conceded). They have given up 25 home runs and they surrender 3.91 runs per 9 innings (12th in MLB). The Padres have a WHIP of 1.146 with a FIP of 3.79 as a team for the year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.89 (214 strikeouts vs 74 walks). They are currently ranked 4th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 161.
San Diego has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 12 save chances and they have earned 9 saves. They rank 11th in MLB holding a save rate of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 77 relief pitchers onto the field so far this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 26 times in high leverage situations and also on 17 occasions with runners on base. San Diego relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 50.0% out of their 30 inherited base runners. Sitting with 33 save situations, the Padres have accrued 19 holds in addition to 3 blown saves.
The San Diego Padres have gotten 22 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .988 (11th in baseball). The Padres have recorded 202 assists, 10 errors and have accounted for 615 putouts this season. In 1,845 innings on the diamond, the Padres have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 72.4% (5th in MLB).
Martinez (18-32 career win-loss mark) has earned a 4.74 earned run average while giving up 9.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.59 and he has gone up against 1,912 hitters thus far in his career. He has surrendered 229 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.460 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.4. In his MLB career, Martinez has conceded 475 hits and he has 255 strikeouts in 435 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Diego (-145)
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