New York Mets vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 5/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Mets vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Bay Area
The San Francisco Giants (22-19) welcome the New York Mets (29-15) at Oracle Park on Wednesday. The expected starting pitchers are Thomas Szapucki and Jakob Junis.
The Mets have earned 71 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 37 baseballs out of the park. New York is slugging .391 and have struck out 331 times, while being walked on 141 occasions. As a squad, the New York Mets are scoring 4.7 runs per outing, which is 6th in MLB. They have tallied 196 runs batted in in addition to 383 base knocks on the year, while their batting average is .258. They have accounted for 207 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .331.
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Mets pitchers have surrendered 41 home runs and 155 runs in total (6th in MLB). They have walked 115 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.42 as a team this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.56 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.13. The Mets hold a team ERA of 3.40 for the year (7th in the league), and their staff has struck out 409 batters.
The Mets have dispatched 133 relievers to the mound over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 48 base runners on the campaign with 39.6% of them earned a run for their team. They have earned 13 saves so far this season and have blown 6 out of their 19 chances to get a save. The Mets bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 68.4% and has entered the game in 50 save situations. The relief pitchers have earned 30 holds over the course of the season (5th in the league). Mets relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 38 times and also have had 39 appearances in high leverage situations.
The New York Mets have accounted for 1,176 putouts so far this season, in addition to 360 assists and 17 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .989 which ranks 2nd in the majors, and have 31 double plays. The Mets have converted 70.7% of balls in play into outs out of their 3,528 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 14th in pro baseball.
Szapucki has taken the mound for 3 frames and has earned 4 punch outs during his pro baseball career. Szapucki (0-0 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 10.53 while he has faced 20 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 14.73 (6 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 2.727. He has surrendered 7 hits (17.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 3 walks.
The Giants hold a team SLG% of .389 and they tally 4.90 runs per contest (3rd in the league). They have put up 61 doubles, while walking 156 times as well as recording 201 runs. San Francisco has a total of 44 home runs so far this year as well as 190 RBIs. They have struck out on 337 occasions (20th in the league) and have a total of 333 hits. The San Francisco Giants have earned a team OBP of .324 as well as a batting average of .243 on the campaign.
The Giants are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.343 with a FIP of 3.35 as a squad so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.04 (346 strikeouts against 114 free passes). They come in at 28th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 375. They have given up 31 home runs and they relinquish 4.62 runs per 9 innings (24th in baseball). The San Francisco pitching staff have surrendered 187 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 4.28 (173 earned runs surrendered).
San Francisco has had relief pitchers take the mound in 15 save opportunities and they have converted 10 saves. They are currently ranked 21st in baseball with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 160 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 39 times in high leverage situations in addition to 39 occasions with runners on. San Francisco bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 32.7% out of their 55 inherited runners. With 35 save situations, the Giants have compiled 20 holds and 5 blown saves.
The San Francisco Giants have turned 34 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .987 (11th in the majors). The Giants have recorded 393 assists, 20 errors and have accounted for 1,093 putouts over the course of the season. In their 3,279 innings on the field, the Giants have earned a defensive efficiency of 66.2% (29th in MLB).
In his MLB career, Junis has conceded 576 hits while he has tallied 488 K's in 542 innings pitched. He has given up 284 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.336 and a FIP of 4.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.30 and he has faced 2,337 hitters during his career. Junis (30-36 win-loss record in his career) has a 4.72 ERA while giving up 9.6 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York
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