Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
Dodger Stadium is where the Los Angeles Dodgers (20-11) will compete against the Philadelphia Phillies (16-17) on Sunday. The expected starting pitchers are Aaron Nola and Julio Urias.
The Phillies have accumulated 59 doubles as a squad and have smacked 40 baseballs out of the park. Philadelphia has a slugging percentage of .428 and have struck out 293 times, while taking a walk on 99 occasions. As a unit, the Philadelphia Phillies are scoring 4.9 runs per game, which ranks them 7th in MLB. They have earned 152 RBI's and 284 base knocks for the season, and their average at the plate comes in at .256. They have accounted for 160 runs while holding a team OBP of .319.
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The Phillies have an earned run average of 4.11 for the year (22nd in MLB), and they have rung up 291 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.72 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.29. Phillies pitchers have relinquished 27 home runs and 146 runs in total (24th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 107 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.66 as a team on the year.
The Phillies have dispatched 116 relievers to the mound this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 66 runners over the course of the season with 36.4% of them crossed home plate. They have compiled 9 saves so far this year and have blown 3 of their 12 save opportunities. The Phillies relief pitchers have a save percentage of 75.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 33 save situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 21 holds on the season (11th in MLB). Phillies relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 40 times in addition to having 31 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Philadelphia Phillies have accounted for 873 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 292 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding rate is at .983 which has them sitting 21st in the majors, and have 27 double plays. The Phillies have converted 68.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,619 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 25th in baseball.
Nola has thrown 1,063 innings and is sitting with 1,192 strikeouts during his career. His earned run average is 3.68 (435 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.152. He has surrendered 921 base knocks (7.8 hits per 9 innings) with 304 walks. Nola (68-53 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.42 while going up against 4,374 hitters in the major leagues.
Los Angeles has 30 home runs so far this season and 151 RBIs. They have recorded 58 two-baggers, while walking 130 times as well as earning 166 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers have earned a team OBP of .329 and a team batting average of .243 for the year. The Dodgers have a team slugging % of .398 and they score 5.35 runs per game (1st in MLB). They have struck out on 251 occasions (24th in baseball) and have 251 hits.
The Dodgers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.050 with a FIP of 3.33 as a pitching staff over the course of the season. They are currently ranked 1st in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 208. The Los Angeles pitching staff have relinquished 92 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 2.76 (84 earned runs yielded). Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.38 (270 strikeouts against 80 free passes). They have conceded 24 dingers and they allow 3.02 runs per 9 innings (3rd in the league).
Los Angeles bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.0% out of their 25 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 23 times in high leverage situations and also on 17 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 23 save situations, the Dodgers have amassed 14 holds and also 2 blown saves. They rank 6th in the league with a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 106 bullpen pitchers to the hill for the season. Los Angeles has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 8 save chances and they have earned 6 saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 26 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (12th in baseball). The Dodgers have 256 assists, 15 errors and are sitting with 824 putouts for the season. In their 2,472 innings on the field, the Dodgers hold a efficiency on defense of 72.9% (2nd in the majors).
During his career, Urias has conceded 385 hits and he has 450 strikeouts in 454 innings pitched. Urias (34-12 career record) is the owner of a 3.03 earned run average and has allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 153 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.146 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.4. His K/BB ratio is 3.31 and he has gone up against 1,867 opposing hitters during his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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