San Francisco Giants vs Atlanta Braves Prediction, 6/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Atlanta Braves
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022
Location: Truist Park in Cumberland, GA
TV: Bally Sports South
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+110) Atlanta (-130)
The Atlanta Braves (39-30) are welcoming the San Francisco Giants (38-29) at Truist Park on Thursday. The odds on this game have the Giants at +110 and the Braves are at -130. The betting total comes in at 9. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Alex Wood and Kyle Wright.
The Giants have earned 106 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 80 balls out of the park. San Francisco is slugging .401 and have been called out on strikes 579 times, while being walked on 255 occasions. As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are earning 4.9 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 4th in the league. They have earned 314 RBI's as well as 536 base knocks so far this year, and their average at the plate sits at .240. They have a total of 329 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .324.
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The Giants have an ERA of 3.94 over the course of the season (15th in the league), and the staff has struck out 555 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 177 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.52 as a unit for the season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.14 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.26. Giants pitchers have given up 59 home runs and also 285 total runs (14th in MLB).
Giants bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 58 times in addition to having 75 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 36 holds this year (17th in the league). The Giants relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 64.0% and has come into the game in 64 save situations. They have compiled 16 saves this season and have blown 9 of their 25 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 83 base runners so far this season with 32.5% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Giants have sent 253 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season.
The San Francisco Giants are sitting with 1,789 putouts this season, in addition to 645 assists and 37 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .985 which puts them in 15th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 53 double plays. The Giants have turned 68.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of 5,367 innings on the diamond, ranking them 27th in pro baseball.
Wood has taken the ball for 1,057 innings and is sitting with 999 K's in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.55 (417 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.230. He has surrendered 999 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has had 301 free passes. Wood (68-53 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 3.49 and he has faced 4,412 hitters in the major leagues.
Atlanta has tallied 105 HRs on the season as well as 311 RBIs. They have recorded 131 doubles, while taking a walk 207 times as well as putting up 329 runs. The Atlanta Braves hold an OBP of .314 as well as a batting average of .248 on the year. The Braves hold a team SLG% of .443 and they are scoring 4.77 runs per game (7th in baseball). They have struck out on 650 instances (2nd in MLB) and are sitting with 581 hits.
The Braves hold a team WHIP of 1.242 in addition to having a FIP of 3.38 as a team on the year. They sit at 8th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 532. The Atlanta pitching staff have conceded 284 runs this year while having a team ERA of 3.73 (255 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.82 (654 strikeouts vs 232 walks). They have surrendered 53 home runs and they relinquish 4.16 runs per 9 innings (11th in the league).
Sitting with 79 save situations, the Braves have earned 43 holds and also 13 blown saves. Atlanta has called on relievers to take the mound in 35 save opportunities and they have tallied 22 saves. Their relievers have taken the field 78 times in high leverage situations in addition to 64 occasions with runners on base. Atlanta bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 39.8% of 98 inherited base runners. They sit at 14th in the league with a save percentage of 62.9%, and they have sent 219 relievers to the hill so far this season.
The Atlanta Braves have turned 51 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (7th in the majors). The Braves have racked up 602 assists, 32 errors and have earned a total of 1,846 putouts so far this season. In their 5,538 innings played, the Braves have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.2% (18th in baseball).
During his career, Wright has allowed 132 base knocks while he has accumulated 147 K's in 149 innings pitched. He has allowed 77 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.376 and a FIP of 4.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.99 and he has gone up against 645 hitters so far in his career. Wright (9-12 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 4.63 earned run average while giving up 7.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco (+110)
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