San Diego Padres vs Miami Marlins Prediction, 8/17/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Miami Marlins
Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Location: LoanDepot Park in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-165) Miami (+140)
LoanDepot Park is the site where the Miami Marlins (51-65) will try to defeat the San Diego Padres (65-53) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this game has San Diego at -165 and Miami is at +140. The over/under comes in at 7. The starting pitchers will be Mike Clevinger and Pablo Lopez.
San Diego has a slugging rate of .381 and have been rung up 965 times, while being walked on 415 occasions. They have accounted for 507 runs batted in and 964 base knocks so far this season, while their team batting average is .242. The Padres have recorded 206 doubles as a team and have hit 105 balls out of the park. They have notched a total of 524 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .318. As a unit, the San Diego Padres are scoring 4.4 runs per game, which ranks them 15th in the league.
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Padres pitchers have yielded 116 long balls and also 477 runs in total (11th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 343 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.70 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.05 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.21. The Padres hold a team ERA of 3.77 so far this year (10th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 1,047 batters.
The Padres relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 66.7% and has entered the game in 112 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 139 base runners this season and 39.6% of them crossed home plate. Padres relief pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 91 times and also have had 119 appearances in high leverage situations. The Padres have dispatched 339 relievers to the hill so far this season. The relievers have notched 54 holds this year (22nd in baseball). They have recorded 36 saves this season and have blown 18 out of their 54 save opportunities.
The Padres have converted 70.0% of balls in play into outs out of 9,450 innings on the field, which has them sitting 12th in professional baseball. The San Diego Padres have earned 3,150 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,044 assists and 52 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .988 which puts them in 5th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 91 double plays.
Clevinger (48-27 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.59 while going up against 2,499 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 495 base knocks (7.3 hits per 9 innings) and has had 228 free passes. His earned run average is 3.22 (219 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.181. Clevinger has taken the mound for 612 innings and has totaled 668 punch outs thus far in his career.
The Miami Marlins have an on-base percentage of .298 and a batting average of .235 so far this season. They have struck out on 1,005 occasions (10th in MLB) and are sitting with 910 base hits. Miami has accounted for 105 home runs this season and 408 runs batted in. The Marlins hold a team slugging % of .370 and they average 3.73 runs per game (27th in MLB). They have hit 175 doubles, while walking 314 times as well as scoring 433 runs.
The Marlins hold a team WHIP of 1.242 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.84 as a unit so far this year. They are sitting at 10th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 918. The Miami pitching staff have relinquished 477 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 3.77 (430 earned runs given up). Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.83 (1,009 strikeouts vs 357 free passes). They have given up 118 homers and they allow 4.18 runs per 9 innings (11th in baseball).
With 106 save situations, the Marlins have earned 55 holds in addition to 20 blown saves. Miami has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 49 save opportunities and they have tallied 29 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 119 times in high leverage situations and on 89 occasions with runners on base. Miami bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 32.3% of 127 inherited base runners. They rank 23rd in baseball holding a save rate of 59.2%, and they have dispatched 379 relievers to the mound over the course of the season.
In 9,240 innings on the field, the Marlins have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (16th in professional baseball). The Miami Marlins have gotten 94 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .987 (8th in MLB). The Marlins have racked up 1,075 assists, 55 errors and have 3,080 putouts on the season.
Lopez (25-28 career record) has a 3.90 earned run average and has given up 8.2 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.52 and he has gone up against 1,902 batters in his career. He has allowed a total of 199 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.182 and a FIP of 3.8. In his career, Lopez has allowed 417 base knocks and he has 444 K's in 459 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami (+140)
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