San Diego Padres vs New York Mets Prediction, 7/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs New York Mets
Date: Sunday, July 24, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-105) New York (-115)
The New York Mets (58-36) will take on the San Diego Padres (53-42) at Citi Field on Sunday. The moneyline on this contest has San Diego at -105 and New York is coming in at -115. The total is 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Joe Musgrove and Carlos Carrasco.
San Diego has a slugging percentage of .375 and have been called out on strikes 776 times, while taking a walk on 330 occasions. They have compiled 397 RBI's as well as 773 hits on the season, while their average at the plate is .241. The Padres have hit 165 doubles as a squad and have knocked 79 baseballs out of the park. They have racked up 412 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .316. As a unit, the San Diego Padres are scoring 4.3 runs per game, which is 18th in MLB.
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Padres pitchers have allowed 92 home runs and 378 total runs (9th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 296 hitters and their FIP is 3.74 as a squad so far this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.85 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.20. The Padres have an ERA of 3.74 for the year (8th in MLB), and they have struck out 844 batters.
The Padres have sent 271 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 118 runners for the year and 39.8% of those players ended up crossing the plate. They have earned 32 saves on the season and have blown 14 of their 46 chances to get a save. The Padres relief pitchers have a save percentage of 69.6% and has entered the game in 94 save situations. The relief pitchers have 44 holds over the course of the season (22nd in the league). Padres pitchers have entered the game with runners on 78 times in addition to having 100 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Padres have turned 71.2% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 7,644 innings on the field, which has them sitting 5th in professional baseball. The San Diego Padres have accounted for 2,548 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 853 assists and 39 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .989 which is 3rd in the majors, and have accumulated 71 double plays.
Musgrove has pitched in 782 innings and is sitting with 770 punch outs so far in his career. Musgrove (48-49 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.75 and he has faced 3,247 hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.81 (331 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.162. He has surrendered 710 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 199 walks.
The Mets have a team slugging percentage of .394 and they average 4.66 runs per contest (6th in the league). They have 147 two-baggers, while getting a free base 288 times and earning 438 runs. New York has a total of 92 HRs so far this year to go along with 417 RBIs. They have been rung up on 719 instances (26th in MLB) and are sitting with 800 base knocks. The New York Mets are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .323 and a team batting average of .251 this season.
The New York pitching staff have conceded 358 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 3.61 (336 earned runs conceded). They have surrendered 103 homers and they yield 3.84 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball). The Mets hold a team WHIP of 1.185 and have a FIP of 3.66 as a team on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.38 (900 strikeouts against 266 free passes). They have a ranking of 7th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 727.
New York has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 39 save chances and they have earned 26 saves. They sit at 12th in the league with a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 283 relievers onto the field over the course of the season. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 89 times in high leverage situations and on 90 occasions with runners on base. New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 38.7% out of their 119 inherited base runners. With 95 save situations, the Mets have earned 55 holds and 13 blown saves.
The New York Mets have turned 81 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (6th in professional baseball). The Mets have 800 assists, 42 errors and have notched a total of 2,516 putouts this year. Out of their 7,548 innings played, the Mets have a defensive efficiency of 69.7% (15th in the majors).
During his MLB career, Carrasco has allowed 1,330 hits while he has earned 1,455 K's in 1,395 frames. He has allowed a total of 603 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.215 and a FIP of 3.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.99 and he has faced 5,772 batters during his career. Carrasco (99-82 career win-loss mark) has a 3.89 earned run average while giving up 8.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-115)
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