Philadelphia Phillies vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 10/19/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs San Diego Padres
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-102) San Diego (-120)
Petco Park is where the San Diego Padres will attempt to beat the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday in Game 2 of the NLCS. The odds on this game have Philadelphia at -102 while San Diego is sitting at -120. The total comes in at 6.5. The starting pitchers are Aaron Nola and Blake Snell.
Philadelphia has a slugging percentage of .422 and have struck out 1,363 times, while being walked on 478 occasions. They have accounted for 719 runs batted in as well as 1,392 hits so far this year, while their team batting average is .253. The Phillies have hit 255 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 205 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 747 runs while holding a team OBP of .317. As a unit, the Philadelphia Phillies are earning 4.6 runs per contest, which ranks them 7th in MLB.
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Phillies pitchers have given up 150 home runs and 685 runs (15th in the league). They have walked 463 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.60 as a team on the year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.07 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.26. The Phillies have a team earned run average of 3.97 so far this year (18th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,423 hitters.
The Phillies relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 70.0% and has come into the game in 149 save situations. The relievers have inherited 197 base runners on the year with 32.5% of those players earned a run for their team. Phillies relief pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 130 times and also have had 149 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies have sent 516 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The relief pitchers have notched 88 holds for the year (13th in MLB). They have 42 saves for the year and have blown 18 of 60 chances to save the game.
The Phillies have transformed 68.7% of balls hit into play into outs in their 12,855 innings on the field, ranking them 25th in the majors. The Philadelphia Phillies have earned 4,285 putouts thus far, in addition to 1,416 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .988 which is 4th in baseball, and they have turned 129 double plays.
Nola (78-62 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.28 while he has faced 5,022 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has allowed 1,056 base knocks (7.7 hits per 9 innings) with 326 free passes. His ERA is 3.60 (492 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.125. Nola has pitched in 1,228 frames and has accumulated 1,380 punch outs in his pro baseball career.
The Padres have a SLG% of .382 and they average 4.35 runs per contest (13th in the league). They have tallied 276 two-baggers, while taking a walk 574 times and scoring 705 runs. San Diego is sitting with 153 home runs on the campaign to go along with 682 RBIs. They have struck out on 1,327 instances (22nd in MLB) and have tallied 1,318 hits. The San Diego Padres have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .318 as well as a team batting average of .241 over the course of the season.
The San Diego pitching staff have conceded 660 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 3.81 (611 earned runs conceded). They have yielded 173 long balls and they concede 4.12 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball). The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.200 and have a FIP of 3.82 as a unit for the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.10 (1,451 strikeouts vs 468 bases on balls). They sit at 9th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,263.
San Diego relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.0% of 200 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 162 times in high leverage situations and also on 127 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 145 save situations, the Padres have tallied 70 holds and 22 blown saves. They sit at 9th in the league holding a save percentage of 68.6%, and they have sent 488 relievers onto the field over the course of the season. San Diego has called on relievers to take the mound in 70 save opportunities and they have come away with 48 saves.
In their 12,990 innings played, the Padres hold a efficiency on defense of 70.5% (8th in baseball). The San Diego Padres have turned 116 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .987 (8th in MLB). The Padres have racked up 1,362 assists, 76 errors and are sitting with 4,330 putouts for the year.
Snell (57-46 career mark) has a 3.41 ERA and has given up 7.3 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.81 and he has gone up against 3,377 hitters thus far in his career. He has conceded a total of 308 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.245 and a FIP of 3.4. In his MLB career, Snell has given up 660 hits while tallying 989 punch outs in 812 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Diego (-120)
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