San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
The San Diego Padres (78-64) are en route to Chase Field on Thursday where they will play the Arizona Diamondbacks (66-75). The pitchers who are expected to start are Blake Snell and Madison Bumgarner.
The Padres have tallied 239 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 133 balls out of the stadium. San Diego has a slugging % of .380 and have been called out on strikes 1,160 times, while taking a walk on 512 occasions. As a unit, the San Diego Padres are notching 4.4 runs per game, which is 14th in baseball. They have recorded 601 runs batted in as well as 1,151 base knocks on the season, and their team batting average sits at .240. They have a total of 622 runs and have an OBP of .319.
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Padres pitchers have allowed 152 home runs and also 598 total runs (15th in the league). They have walked 412 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.83 as a team so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.08 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.22. The Padres have an ERA of 3.93 for the year (16th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 1,268 batters.
The Padres have dispatched 419 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 181 runners for the year and 40.3% of them ended up scoring. They have earned 44 saves on the year and have blown 18 out of their 62 chances to save the game. The Padres bullpen have recorded a save rate of 71.0% and has come into the game in 128 save situations. The bullpen have recorded 62 holds on the season (23rd in MLB). Padres relief pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 113 times and also have had 144 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Padres have converted 69.8% of balls hit into play into outs in their 11,286 innings on the field, ranking them 15th in the majors. The San Diego Padres have 3,762 putouts thus far, in addition to 1,204 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .986 which puts them in 12th in MLB, and have a total of 106 double plays.
Snell has taken the ball for 787 innings and has totaled 957 K's thus far in his career. His ERA is 3.50 (306 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.264. He has allowed 650 hits (7.4 hits per 9 innings) and has 346 walks. Snell (55-45 career record) holds a FIP of 3.48 and he has gone up against 3,286 hitters in the majors.
The Diamondbacks have a slugging percentage of .389 and they are scoring 4.44 runs per game (13th in baseball). They have recorded 224 two-baggers, while getting a free base 490 times as well as scoring 626 runs. Arizona has recorded 154 home runs for the year and 587 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 1,138 instances (22nd in the league) and have notched a total of 1,077 base knocks. The Arizona Diamondbacks have a team OBP of .310 in addition to a team batting average of .232 on the year.
The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.294 and have a FIP of 4.21 as a team over the course of the season. They sit at 16th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,175. The Arizona pitching staff have allowed 648 runs this season while having an ERA of 4.29 (593 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.43 (1,055 strikeouts against 435 bases on balls). They have allowed 154 homers and they yield 4.69 runs per 9 innings (22nd in the league).
Arizona has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 51 save chances and they have earned 29 saves. They are ranked 22nd in MLB with a save percentage of 56.9%, and they have dispatched 481 relievers to the mound for the year. Their relief pitchers have come in 149 times in high leverage situations and on 128 occasions with base runners. Arizona relievers hold an inherited score rate of 32.4% out of their 176 inherited base runners. Sitting with 123 save situations, the Diamondbacks have accumulated 70 holds and also 22 blown saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 119 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (19th in pro baseball). The Diamondbacks have 1,198 assists, 77 errors and have a tally of 3,679 putouts for the year. In 11,037 innings played, the Diamondbacks are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.0% (12th in pro baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Bumgarner has surrendered 1,973 base hits while tallying 2,053 K's in 2,181 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 828 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.146 and a FIP of 3.6. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.89 and he has faced 8,966 opposing batters in his MLB career. Bumgarner (133-120 career record) has earned a 3.42 earned run average while giving up 8.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona
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