San Diego Padres vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 4/26/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-160) Cincinnati (+140)
Great American Ball Park is the site where the Cincinnati Reds (3-13) will try to beat the San Diego Padres (10-7) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Padres at -160 and the Reds are opening at +140. The over/under comes in at 8. The expected starting pitchers are Joe Musgrove and Reiver Sanmartin.
As a squad, the San Diego Padres are putting up 3.9 runs per contest, which is 16th in baseball. They have a total of 67 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .315. The Padres have tallied 25 doubles as a unit and have knocked 13 baseballs out of the park. They have accrued 64 runs batted in as well as 120 base knocks this season, while their team batting average sits at .221. San Diego has a slugging rate of .351 and have been rung up 151 times, while drawing a walk on 67 occasions.
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The Padres hold a team ERA of 3.52 over the course of the season (15th in the league), and the staff has rung up 160 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 58 opposing players and their FIP is 4.07 as a squad on the campaign. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.76 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.11. Padres pitchers have given up 21 home runs and also 61 runs (13th in baseball).
The Padres have dispatched 57 relievers to the hill on the year. The relievers have inherited 21 base runners so far this year and 57.1% of them earned a run for their team. They have earned 5 saves on the year and have missed out on 3 of their 8 save opportunities. The Padres relievers have accumulated a save rate of 62.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 25 save situations. The bullpen have racked up 16 holds on the year (2nd in MLB). Padres bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 13 times and also have had 20 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Padres have transformed 75.5% of balls in play into outs out of 1,359 innings, which has them ranked 1st in the majors. The San Diego Padres have accumulated 453 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 147 assists and 2 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .997 which has them ranked 1st in baseball, and have accumulated 16 double plays.
Musgrove (42-47 record in his career) holds a FIP of 3.81 and he has gone up against 2,905 opposing hitters in the majors. He has allowed 645 base knocks (8.3 hits per 9 innings) and has had 177 walks. His earned run average is 3.96 (307 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.179. Musgrove has taken the mound for 697 innings and has tallied 689 K's during his pro baseball career.
Cincinnati has knocked in 9 home runs so far this season as well as 42 RBIs. They have hit 18 two-baggers, while walking 44 times as well as putting up 43 runs. The Cincinnati Reds have accumulated an on-base percentage of .262 as well as a team batting average of .186 so far this season. The Reds hold a slugging percentage of .277 and they score 2.69 runs per contest (30th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 150 occasions (6th in the league) and have recorded 93 hits.
The Reds have a team WHIP of 1.548 and have a FIP of 4.35 as a staff over the course of the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.90 (135 strikeouts against 71 free passes). They are sitting at 28th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 138. They have given up 15 homers and they concede 5.60 runs per 9 innings (29th in the league). The Cincinnati pitching staff have surrendered 84 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 5.40 (81 earned runs given up).
Cincinnati bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 38.5% out of their 26 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 8 times in high leverage situations and on 15 occasions with base runners. With 7 save situations, the Reds have 4 holds in addition to 0 blown saves. They rank 1st in baseball holding a save percentage of 100.0%, and they have sent 63 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this year. Cincinnati has had relievers take the mound in 3 save opportunities and they have tallied 3 saves.
In 1,215 innings on the field, the Reds hold a defensive efficiency of 67.0% (27th in professional baseball). The Cincinnati Reds have gotten 10 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .994 (2nd in pro baseball). The Reds have 117 assists, 3 errors and have earned a total of 405 putouts during this campaign.
During his career, Sanmartin has given up 26 base hits and he has 19 K's in 24 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 12 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.397 and a FIP of 3.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.38 and he has gone up against 102 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. Sanmartin (2-2 win-loss record in his career) has a 4.44 ERA while surrendering 9.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Diego (-160)
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