Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 5/8/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres
Date: Sunday, May 8, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+135) San Diego (-160)
Petco Park is where the San Diego Padres (18-9) will try to beat the Miami Marlins (12-14) on Sunday. The line on this matchup has the Marlins at +135 and the Padres are sitting at -160. The total is set at 6.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Trevor Rogers and Joe Musgrove.
The Marlins have recorded 36 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 22 baseballs out of the park. Miami is slugging .366 and have struck out 232 times, while taking a walk on 91 occasions. As a unit, the Miami Marlins are earning 3.9 runs per outing, which has them at 19th in the league. They have earned 96 runs batted in as well as 200 hits on the season, and their batting average is .232. They have tallied 101 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .315.
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The Marlins have compiled a team ERA of 3.46 this season (11th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 232 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.52 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.22. Marlins pitchers have allowed 24 long balls and 100 runs in total (10th in MLB). They have walked 92 batters and their FIP is 3.72 as a team on the campaign.
Marlins pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 23 times in addition to having 23 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have notched 16 holds so far this year (13th in the league). The Marlins relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 81.8% and has entered the game in 28 save situations. They have recorded 9 saves so far this year and have missed out on 2 of 11 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 34 runners for the year and 32.4% of them earned a run for their team. The Marlins have dispatched 96 relief pitchers to the hill on the year.
The Marlins have turned 70.8% of baseballs in play into outs in their 2,061 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 15th in MLB. The Miami Marlins have accumulated 687 putouts for the season, as well as 232 assists and 15 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which is 21st in the majors, and they have turned 25 double plays.
Rogers (9-14 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.01 while he has faced 777 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 161 hits (7.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 70 free passes. His ERA is 3.59 (73 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.262. Rogers has thrown 183 innings and has totaled 214 strikeouts thus far in his career.
The San Diego Padres have recorded an on-base percentage of .324 in addition to a team batting average of .225 for the season. They have been called out on strikes on 231 instances (11th in baseball) and have earned 197 base knocks. San Diego has a total of 24 home runs over the course of the season as well as 121 RBIs. The Padres hold a team slugging % of .367 and they score 4.59 runs per game (7th in MLB). They have hit 40 doubles, while getting a free base 118 times and scoring 124 runs.
The Padres have a WHIP of 1.145 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.74 as a squad for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.71 (233 strikeouts against 86 walks). They come in at 11th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 190. They have surrendered 26 HR's and they concede 3.81 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league). The San Diego pitching staff have relinquished 102 runs for the season while having an ERA of 3.44 (92 earned runs relinquished).
With 43 save situations, the Padres have accumulated 24 holds in addition to 4 blown saves. San Diego has called on relievers to take the mound in 16 save chances and they have tallied 12 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 35 times in high leverage situations in addition to 21 occasions with runners on. San Diego relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 51.4% of 35 inherited base runners. They are ranked 11th in baseball with a save rate of 75.0%, and they have sent 89 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond this year.
The San Diego Padres have gotten 24 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .990 (5th in professional baseball). The Padres have 248 assists, 10 errors and have a total of 723 putouts for the season. Out of their 2,169 innings on the field, the Padres are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 73.0% (4th in professional baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Musgrove has surrendered 659 hits while accumulating 701 K's in 710 frames. Musgrove (44-47 win-loss record in his career) has a 3.93 ERA while giving up 8.4 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 310 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.179 and a FIP of 3.8. His K/BB ratio is 3.94 and he has faced 2,959 hitters during his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Diego (-160)
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