San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 7/1/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Friday, July 1, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-170) Los Angeles (+145)
The San Diego Padres (46-31) are hitting the road to Dodger Stadium on Friday where they will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (46-28). The odds on this game have the Padres at -170 and the Dodgers are coming in at +145. The total comes in at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Blake Snell and Tony Gonsolin.
The Padres have tallied 137 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 64 balls out of the park. San Diego has a slugging % of .380 and have struck out 630 times, while drawing a walk on 266 occasions. As a team, the San Diego Padres are scoring 4.6 runs per game, which has them at 10th in baseball. They have 341 RBI's as well as 625 hits this year, and their batting average is sitting at .242. They have earned 353 runs scored and hold an OBP of .318.
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The Padres have compiled a team earned run average of 3.53 so far this year (5th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 665 batters. They have walked 232 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.68 as a unit for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.87 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.16. Padres pitchers have yielded 70 home runs and 290 runs in total (5th in baseball).
The Padres relievers have recorded a save rate of 67.6% and has come into the game in 78 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 87 runners on the campaign and 46.0% of them crossed home plate. Padres pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 61 times as well as having 89 appearances in high leverage situations. The Padres have dispatched 223 relief pitchers to the mound this season. The relievers have a total of 37 holds for the season (20th in the league). They have recorded 25 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 12 out of their 37 save opportunities.
The San Diego Padres have a tally of 2,050 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 716 assists and 27 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .990 which has them ranked 1st in pro baseball, and they have twisted 63 double plays. The Padres have turned 72.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 6,150 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 3rd in baseball.
Snell has taken the ball for 720 innings and has accumulated 856 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. Snell (49-41 win-loss record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.58 while he has faced 2,998 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.53 (282 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.263. He has given up 589 base knocks (7.4 hits per 9 innings) with 320 free passes.
The Los Angeles Dodgers hold an OBP of .329 in addition to a team batting average of .252 over the course of the season. They have been called out on strikes on 614 occasions (19th in MLB) and have a total of 626 base knocks. Los Angeles has hit 89 home runs this year to go along with 347 runs batted in. The Dodgers hold a slugging percentage of .425 and they are earning 5.04 runs per outing (1st in the league). They have 141 doubles, while walking 281 times and scoring 368 runs.
The Dodgers have a WHIP of 1.100 in addition to having a FIP of 3.50 as a team for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.46 (653 strikeouts vs 189 walks). They have a ranking of 2nd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 525. They have allowed 67 dingers and they yield 3.37 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 243 runs for the season while having an ERA of 2.99 (216 earned runs relinquished).
Los Angeles has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 27 save opportunities and they have come away with 19 saves. They rank 8th in baseball with a save percentage of 70.4%, and they have dispatched 255 relievers to the hill this year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 60 times in high leverage situations in addition to 47 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relievers have an inherited score rate of 30.3% out of 66 inherited runners. With 75 save situations, the Dodgers have 47 holds and also 8 blown saves.
In their 5,844 innings on the diamond, the Dodgers have earned a defensive efficiency of 71.7% (6th in pro baseball). The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 60 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .986 (13th in professional baseball). The Dodgers have 606 assists, 37 errors and have accounted for 1,948 putouts so far this season.
Thus far in his career, Gonsolin has surrendered 139 base knocks while he has earned 217 K's in 216 innings. He has conceded a total of 58 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.008 and a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.75 and he has gone up against 860 batters during his career. Gonsolin (19-5 career mark) has earned a 2.41 ERA while conceding 5.8 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Diego (-170)
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