Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Friday, May 13, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+185) Los Angeles (-225)
Dodger Stadium is where the Los Angeles Dodgers (20-9) will play the Philadelphia Phillies (14-17) on Friday. The moneyline on this game has Philadelphia at +185 while Los Angeles is coming in at -225. The over/under is set at 8. The expected starting pitchers will be Kyle Gibson and Clayton Kershaw.
The Phillies have tallied 53 doubles as a team and have hit 36 balls out of the stadium. Philadelphia has a slugging percentage of .413 and have been rung up 274 times, while being walked on 91 occasions. As a team, the Philadelphia Phillies are putting up 4.5 runs per game, which is 7th in baseball. They have earned 133 runs batted in and 257 base knocks on the season, while their batting average comes in at .249. They have earned a total of 139 runs and hold an OBP of .314.
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Phillies pitchers have conceded 24 home runs and 129 runs in total (16th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 96 batters and their FIP sits at 3.55 as a squad on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.83 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.25. The Phillies have a team earned run average of 3.87 so far this year (20th in the league), and they have rung up 272 batters.
The Phillies have sent 105 relievers to the hill this year. The relief pitchers have inherited 58 runners on the season with 39.7% of those runners ended up scoring. They have earned 7 saves for the year and have missed out on 2 of 9 save opportunities. The Phillies relievers have earned a save rate of 77.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 27 save situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 18 holds this year (14th in MLB). Phillies pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 34 times as well as having 24 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Phillies have converted 68.5% of balls in play into outs in their 2,448 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 26th in MLB. The Philadelphia Phillies have a total of 816 putouts so far this season, in addition to 275 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .982 which has them ranked 22nd in the majors, and have a total of 26 double plays.
Gibson has pitched in 1,370 innings and has racked up 1,087 punch outs in his pro baseball career. Gibson (82-84 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.27 while he has faced 5,882 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.41 (672 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.383. He has allowed 1,397 base knocks (9.2 hits per nine innings) with 498 walks.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have tallied a team OBP of .324 as well as a team batting average of .238 so far this season. They have been rung up on 232 instances (26th in MLB) and have earned 227 base hits. Los Angeles has knocked in 27 home runs this year as well as 135 runs batted in. The Dodgers hold a slugging % of .391 and they are earning 5.14 runs per game (1st in the league). They have 52 doubles, while getting a free base 119 times and racking up 149 runs.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 71 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 2.26 (64 earned runs allowed). They have allowed 20 home runs and they allow 2.50 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league). The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 0.991 and have a FIP of 3.18 as a pitching staff this year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.49 (251 strikeouts vs 72 free passes). They rank 1st in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 181.
Los Angeles has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 7 save chances and they have earned 6 saves. They rank 2nd in MLB holding a save rate of 85.7%, and they have sent 98 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond this year. Their relievers have come in 20 times in high leverage situations and on 15 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 27.3% of 22 inherited runners. With 21 save situations, the Dodgers have 14 holds and also 1 blown save.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 25 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .988 (9th in the majors). The Dodgers have accrued 243 assists, 12 errors and have accumulated 767 putouts over the course of the season. Out of their 2,301 innings played, the Dodgers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 74.2% (1st in pro baseball).
During his MLB career, Kershaw has allowed 1,878 base knocks while he has totaled 2,702 K's in 2,484 innings. He has surrendered a total of 685 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.001 and being the owner of a FIP of 2.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.44 and he has gone up against 9,776 opposing batters in his MLB career. Kershaw (189-84 career mark) has a 2.48 ERA while giving up 6.8 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-225)
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