San Diego Padres vs New York Mets Prediction, 10/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs New York Mets
Date: Friday, October 7, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (+176) New York (-210)
The San Diego Padres (89-73) are traveling to Citi Field on Friday where they will compete against the New York Mets (101-61). The odds on this game have San Diego at +176 and New York is opening at -210. The betting total comes in at 7. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Yu Darvish and Max Scherzer.
San Diego is slugging .382 and have been called out on strikes 1,327 times, while drawing a walk on 574 occasions. They have accrued 682 RBI's in addition to 1,318 hits on the season, and their batting average sits at .241. The Padres have accounted for 276 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 153 balls out of the park. They have racked up 705 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .318. As a squad, the San Diego Padres are notching 4.4 runs per contest, which puts them at 13th in the league.
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The Padres have an earned run average of 3.81 so far this season (11th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 1,451 batters. They have walked 468 hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.82 as a team for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.10 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.20. Padres pitchers have given up 173 long balls and 660 total runs (10th in the league).
The Padres have sent 488 relievers to the mound on the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 200 runners over the course of the season and 40.0% of those players crossed home plate. They have compiled 48 saves for the season and have missed out on 22 of 70 chances to save the game. The Padres bullpen have recorded a save rate of 68.6% and stepped onto the hill in 145 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 70 holds this season (24th in baseball). Padres relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 127 times in addition to having 162 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Padres have converted 70.5% of baseballs in play into outs in their 12,990 innings, which has them ranked 8th in the majors. The San Diego Padres have a tally of 4,330 putouts for the season, as well as 1,362 assists and 76 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .987 which is 8th in MLB, and have a total of 116 double plays.
Darvish has thrown 1,488 innings and has racked up 1,788 punch outs so far in his career. His ERA is 3.50 (579 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.125. He has surrendered 1,195 hits (7.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 479 free passes. Darvish (95-75 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.46 while he has faced 6,104 opposing batters in the major leagues.
The New York Mets have earned a team OBP of .332 and a team batting average of .259 on the season. They have been rung up on 1,217 occasions (28th in MLB) and are sitting with 1,422 base hits. New York has tallied 171 home runs on the year as well as 735 RBIs. The Mets hold a slugging percentage of .412 and they are earning 4.77 runs per contest (5th in baseball). They have put up 272 doubles, while getting a free base 510 times and putting up 772 runs.
The New York pitching staff have yielded 606 runs this year while having an ERA of 3.57 (570 earned runs surrendered). They have allowed 169 homers and they concede 3.79 runs per 9 innings (5th in MLB). The Mets are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.183 in addition to having a FIP of 3.51 as a squad for the year. Their K/BB ratio is 3.66 (1,565 strikeouts against 428 walks). They have a ranking of 10th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,274.
New York bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 37.0% out of their 189 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 125 times in high leverage situations and also on 138 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 135 save situations, the Mets have 77 holds and also 15 blown saves. They are currently ranked 4th in baseball holding a save percentage of 73.2%, and they have dispatched 483 relief pitchers onto the field for the season. New York has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 56 save chances and they have earned 41 saves.
The New York Mets have gotten 128 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .988 (2nd in the majors). The Mets have recorded 1,359 assists, 67 errors and have accounted for 4,316 putouts for the year. Out of their 12,948 innings on the field, the Mets are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.2% (19th in professional baseball).
In his career, Scherzer has surrendered 2,180 base knocks while he has accumulated 3,193 strikeouts in 2,682 innings pitched. Scherzer (201-102 win-loss mark in his career) has a 3.11 earned run average and has allowed 7.3 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed a total of 927 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.074 and a FIP of 3.1. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.55 and he has faced 10,831 opposing hitters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take New York (-210) and under 7 runs
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