San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/16/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Friday, September 16, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-175) Arizona (+150)
Chase Field is the location where the Arizona Diamondbacks (67-75) will attempt to beat the San Diego Padres (78-65) on Friday. The odds on this game have San Diego at -175 and Arizona is priced at +150. The over/under comes in at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Blake Snell and Madison Bumgarner.
San Diego is slugging .380 and have struck out 1,174 times, while being walked on 514 occasions. They have compiled 602 RBI's as well as 1,158 base knocks on the campaign, and their team batting average is sitting at .240. The Padres have accumulated 241 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 133 balls out of the park. They have 623 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .319. As a team, the San Diego Padres are scoring 4.4 runs per outing, which is 16th in the league.
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The Padres are sitting with a team ERA of 3.95 for the year (17th in MLB), and they have rung up 1,274 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 414 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.85 as a team for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.08 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.22. Padres pitchers have allowed 155 home runs and 604 runs in total (15th in the league).
The Padres bullpen have a save percentage of 71.0% and stepped onto the hill in 128 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 181 base runners on the season with 40.3% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Padres pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 113 times and also have had 144 appearances in high leverage situations. The Padres have dispatched 422 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. The relief pitchers have a total of 62 holds on the campaign (23rd in baseball). They have 44 saves so far this season and have blown 18 of their 62 save chances.
The San Diego Padres have accounted for 3,762 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,204 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which ranks 12th in professional baseball, and they have twisted 106 double plays. The Padres have converted 69.8% of balls in play into outs out of 11,286 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 15th in baseball.
Snell has taken the hill for 787 frames and has 957 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.50 (306 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.264. He has given up 650 base hits (7.4 hits per 9 innings) and has 346 free passes. Snell (55-45 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.48 and he has faced 3,286 batters in the major leagues.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have accounted for a team OBP of .309 as well as a batting average of .231 for the year. They have struck out on 1,148 occasions (22nd in MLB) and have recorded 1,082 base knocks. Arizona has accounted for 157 HRs over the course of the season as well as 592 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks hold a team slugging percentage of .389 and they are scoring 4.44 runs per game (13th in baseball). They have put up 224 two-baggers, while taking a walk 492 times and scoring 631 runs.
The Arizona pitching staff have given up 651 runs for the season while having an ERA of 4.27 (595 earned runs conceded). They have allowed 156 long balls and they relinquish 4.67 runs per 9 innings (21st in the league). The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.291 in addition to having a FIP of 4.21 as a pitching staff this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.42 (1,064 strikeouts vs 439 walks). They are sitting at 16th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,180.
Arizona has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 51 save opportunities and they have walked away with 29 saves. They are ranked 22nd in MLB with a save rate of 56.9%, and they have dispatched 485 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this season. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 152 times in high leverage situations and also on 130 occasions with runners on base. Arizona relievers hold an inherited score rate of 32.2% out of 177 inherited base runners. With 123 save situations, the Diamondbacks have 70 holds in addition to 22 blown saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have gotten 119 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .984 (19th in the majors). The Diamondbacks have recorded 1,198 assists, 77 errors and have a tally of 3,679 putouts for the year. Out of their 11,037 innings played, the Diamondbacks have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 70.0% (12th in the majors).
During his MLB career, Bumgarner has allowed 1,973 base hits while earning 2,053 punch outs in 2,181 innings. Bumgarner (133-120 win-loss mark in his career) has a 3.42 ERA and has conceded 8.1 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 828 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.146 and a FIP of 3.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.89 and he has gone up against 8,966 hitters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona (+150)
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