San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
The Arizona Diamondbacks (70-82) will try to defeat the San Francisco Giants (74-77) at Chase Field on Sunday. The starting pitchers are Jakob Junis and Merrill Kelly.
San Francisco has a slugging % of .388 and have been called out on strikes 1,369 times, while drawing a walk on 532 occasions. They have 632 RBI's and 1,173 base knocks so far this year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .233. The Giants have recorded 245 doubles as a unit and have knocked 168 baseballs out of the park. They have earned 662 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .315. As a squad, the San Francisco Giants are compiling 4.4 runs/g, which puts them at 13th in the league.
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The Giants have compiled a team earned run average of 3.84 over the course of the season (10th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,271 hitters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.09 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.28. Giants pitchers have allowed 128 home runs in addition to 652 runs in total (16th in baseball). They have walked 411 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.49 as a squad over the course of the season.
The Giants have sent 536 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. The relievers have inherited 201 base runners on the season with 32.8% of those players ended up scoring. They have compiled 37 saves over the course of the season and have blown 20 of 57 save opportunities. The Giants relievers have recorded a save percentage of 64.9% and has entered the game in 135 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 74 holds on the season (19th in baseball). Giants pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 140 times and also have had 154 appearances in high leverage situations.
The San Francisco Giants have accumulated 4,008 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,448 assists and 95 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which has them ranked 26th in MLB, and have accumulated 119 double plays. The Giants have transformed 67.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 12,024 innings, which has them sitting at 28th in professional baseball.
Junis (33-41 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.59 while he has faced 2,666 batters in the major leagues. He has given up 661 base hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) with 166 free passes. His ERA is 4.75 (326 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.340. Junis has thrown 617 innings and has accumulated 555 punch outs so far in his MLB career.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have accounted for an on-base percentage of .305 in addition to a team batting average of .229 so far this year. They have struck out on 1,253 occasions (19th in MLB) and have earned a total of 1,149 hits. Arizona has 167 long balls on the season to go along with 621 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks have a team slugging percentage of .386 and they score 4.37 runs per contest (14th in MLB). They have notched 241 doubles, while getting a free base 508 times as well as scoring 664 runs.
The Diamondbacks have a WHIP of 1.288 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.23 as a team this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.44 (1,139 strikeouts vs 466 walks). They have a ranking of 19th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,262. They have given up 171 homers and they surrender 4.65 runs per 9 innings (21st in baseball). The Arizona pitching staff have surrendered 694 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 4.25 (634 earned runs yielded).
Arizona bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.0% out of their 188 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 159 times in high leverage situations and on 137 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 133 save situations, the Diamondbacks have earned 76 holds and 24 blown saves. They rank 26th in the league holding a save rate of 55.6%, and they have sent 515 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. Arizona has called on relievers to take the mound in 54 save opportunities and they have earned 30 saves.
Out of their 12,078 innings played, the Diamondbacks have a efficiency on defense of 70.2% (12th in MLB). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 127 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in professional baseball). The Diamondbacks have 1,288 assists, 84 errors and have earned a total of 4,026 putouts this season.
During his career, Kelly has given up 523 base hits while accumulating 479 strikeouts in 555 frames. Kelly (35-34 career mark) has a 3.91 earned run average while giving up 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has given up 241 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.228 and a FIP of 4.0. His K/BB ratio is 3.01 and he has faced 2,300 batters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona
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