Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/12/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
Dodger Stadium is where the Los Angeles Dodgers (20-8) will take on the Philadelphia Phillies (13-17) on Thursday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Kyle Gibson and Tyler Anderson.
The Phillies have recorded 53 doubles as a unit and have hit 35 baseballs out of the stadium. Philadelphia has a slugging rate of .416 and have been called out on strikes 261 times, while drawing a walk on 88 occasions. As a squad, the Philadelphia Phillies are notching 4.5 runs per game, which has them sitting at 7th in baseball. They have amassed 129 runs batted in and 250 hits so far this year, and their average at the plate is at .250. They have 135 runs while having a team OBP of .315.
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The Phillies are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.94 for the season (22nd in baseball), and the staff has rung up 262 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.79 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.25. Phillies pitchers have allowed 24 long balls in addition to 127 runs in total (19th in baseball). They have walked 94 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.59 as a squad this year.
Phillies relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 31 times as well as having 23 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen are sitting with 16 holds this year (15th in baseball). The Phillies relief pitchers have a save percentage of 75.0% and stepped onto the hill in 24 save situations. They have accumulated 6 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 2 of their 8 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 54 runners this year and 40.7% of them earned a run for their team. The Phillies have sent 101 relievers to the mound so far this season.
The Phillies have transformed 68.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 2,367 innings on the field, which has them sitting 26th in baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies have a tally of 789 putouts so far this season, as well as 269 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .981 which puts them in 23rd in professional baseball, and have a total of 26 double plays.
Gibson (82-84 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.27 while facing 5,882 hitters in the major leagues. He has conceded 1,397 base knocks (9.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 498 free passes. His ERA is 4.41 (672 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.383. Gibson has taken the hill for 1,370 frames and has totaled 1,087 punch outs in his MLB career.
Los Angeles has hit 27 long balls on the campaign to go along with 132 RBIs. They have put up 50 doubles, while getting a free base 114 times and scoring 146 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers have recorded an OBP of .326 in addition to a team batting average of .241 this year. The Dodgers hold a team slugging percentage of .397 and they average 5.21 runs per game (1st in the league). They have struck out on 225 occasions (26th in MLB) and have earned a total of 222 base knocks.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have yielded 66 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 2.15 (59 earned runs surrendered). They have conceded 17 home runs and they allow 2.40 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league). The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 0.971 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.00 as a unit so far this year. Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.61 (242 strikeouts against 67 free passes). They are currently ranked 1st in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 173.
With 21 save situations, the Dodgers have accrued 14 holds and also 1 blown save. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 7 save chances and they have converted 6 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 19 times in high leverage situations in addition to 15 occasions with runners on base. Los Angeles relievers have an inherited score rate of 27.3% out of their 22 inherited runners. They sit at 2nd in baseball with a save rate of 85.7%, and they have sent 93 relievers to the hill this year.
Out of their 2,229 innings on the diamond, the Dodgers have a defensive efficiency of 74.2% (1st in the majors). The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 24 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .988 (8th in baseball). The Dodgers have racked up 239 assists, 12 errors and have a total of 743 putouts for the season.
Anderson (32-38 career mark) has a 4.55 earned run average and has surrendered 9.1 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.94 and he has faced 2,737 opposing batters during his pro baseball career. He has allowed 327 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.303 and having a FIP of 4.4. During his MLB career, Anderson has surrendered 650 base knocks while he has tallied 564 punch outs in 646 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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