San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 8/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Sunday, August 7, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (+100) Los Angeles (-120)
The Los Angeles Dodgers (73-33) host the San Diego Padres (61-48) at Dodger Stadium on Sunday. The line on this matchup has the Padres at +100 while the Dodgers are sitting at -120. The betting total comes in at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Yu Darvish and Tyler Anderson.
San Diego has a slugging rate of .381 and have been called out on strikes 900 times, while drawing a walk on 384 occasions. They have amassed 467 runs batted in as well as 888 hits for the season, and their batting average sits at .242. The Padres have accumulated 186 two-baggers as a team and have hit 97 balls out of the stadium. They have a total of 482 runs scored and have an OBP of .318. As a unit, the San Diego Padres are notching 4.4 runs per outing, which has them at 15th in MLB.
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The Padres hold a team earned run average of 3.78 so far this year (9th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 974 batters. They have walked 324 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.68 as a squad over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.01 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.20. Padres pitchers have surrendered 106 home runs in addition to 441 total runs (11th in MLB).
The Padres have dispatched 314 relievers to the hill for the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 129 runners this season and 40.3% of those runners crossed the plate. They have earned 36 saves this year and have blown 16 out of their 52 save opportunities. The Padres relievers have compiled a save rate of 69.2% and has entered the game in 108 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 52 holds this season (21st in MLB). Padres pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 85 times in addition to having 115 appearances in high leverage situations.
The San Diego Padres have accounted for 2,919 putouts on the year, as well as 969 assists and 45 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .989 which is 3rd in baseball, and they have turned 83 double plays. The Padres have converted 70.4% of balls hit into play into outs out of 8,757 innings, which has them sitting at 8th in MLB.
Darvish has thrown 1,421 innings and has totaled 1,718 K's thus far in his career. His ERA is 3.54 (559 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.137. He has surrendered 1,148 hits (7.3 hits per nine innings) and has 468 free passes. Darvish (89-71 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.47 while he has faced 5,846 batters during his time in the major leagues.
Los Angeles has accounted for 135 home runs so far this year and 530 runs batted in. They have tallied 216 two-baggers, while walking 401 times and scoring 559 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .336 and a batting average of .259 so far this year. The Dodgers hold a slugging % of .443 and they have an average of 5.27 runs per outing (2nd in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 878 occasions (20th in the league) and have notched a total of 934 hits.
The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 1.074 and have a FIP of 3.39 as a unit for the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.59 (937 strikeouts against 261 bases on balls). They are sitting at 2nd in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 754. They have relinquished 93 dingers and they yield 3.26 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball). The Los Angeles pitching staff have surrendered 342 runs this year while holding an ERA of 2.92 (307 earned runs yielded).
Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score rate of 28.6% out of their 98 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 83 times in high leverage situations and also on 70 occasions with runners on base. With 118 save situations, the Dodgers have tallied 73 holds and also 11 blown saves. They are currently ranked 2nd in the league holding a save percentage of 74.4%, and they have dispatched 367 relievers to the hill on the year. Los Angeles has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 43 save chances and they have tallied 32 saves.
In 8,508 innings on the field, the Dodgers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 72.1% (2nd in baseball). The Los Angeles Dodgers have gotten 86 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .987 (9th in the majors). The Dodgers have accrued 893 assists, 50 errors and have a total of 2,836 putouts on the campaign.
So far in his pro baseball career, Anderson has surrendered 729 hits while he has accumulated 636 strikeouts in 739 frames. Anderson (41-39 career record) has a 4.35 ERA while allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has conceded 357 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.271 and having a FIP of 4.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.03 and he has gone up against 3,105 opposing batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Diego (+100)
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