San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 9/5/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Monday, September 5, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
The Los Angeles Dodgers (91-41) will play the San Francisco Giants (63-68) at Dodger Stadium on Monday. The starting pitchers are Logan Webb and Andrew Heaney.
San Francisco is slugging .389 and have struck out 1,153 times, while drawing a walk on 477 occasions. They have accumulated 560 runs batted in in addition to 1,020 base knocks for the season, and their team batting average is .234. The Giants have hit 217 doubles as a unit and have hit 145 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 586 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .318. As a team, the San Francisco Giants are knocking in 4.5 runs per contest, which puts them at 12th in the league.
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Giants pitchers have conceded 112 home runs and 578 runs in total (18th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 360 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.52 as a unit on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.06 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.28. The Giants are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.91 this year (17th in the league), and they have rung up 1,101 batters.
Giants pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 119 times in addition to having 141 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have earned 60 holds so far this year (21st in baseball). The Giants bullpen have earned a save percentage of 60.9% and has entered the game in 109 save situations. They have accumulated 28 saves this year and have blown 18 out of their 46 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 173 base runners so far this season and 34.7% of them crossed home plate. The Giants have dispatched 462 relief pitchers to the hill for the season.
The Giants have converted 67.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of 10,431 innings on the field, which has them sitting 28th in the majors. The San Francisco Giants have accounted for 3,477 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,258 assists and 82 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .983 which puts them in 25th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 98 double plays.
Webb has thrown 407 innings and has totaled 378 punch outs during his career. Webb (27-18 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 3.24 while he has gone up against 1,692 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.51 (159 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.230. He has surrendered 381 hits (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has 120 walks.
Los Angeles has a total of 174 long balls on the campaign as well as 674 RBIs. They have recorded 275 doubles, while getting a free base 497 times and putting up 707 runs. The Los Angeles Dodgers have recorded an OBP of .337 as well as a team batting average of .261 so far this year. The Dodgers hold a team slugging percentage of .449 and they average 5.36 runs per game (1st in MLB). They have struck out on 1,102 occasions (18th in the league) and are sitting with 1,175 base hits.
The Dodgers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.053 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.44 as a unit on the year. They are sitting at 1st in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 905. The Los Angeles pitching staff have relinquished 418 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 2.85 (373 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio is 3.49 (1,170 strikeouts against 335 free passes). They have yielded 118 dingers and they relinquish 3.20 runs per 9 innings (1st in MLB).
Sitting with 132 save situations, the Dodgers have tallied 79 holds and also 15 blown saves. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 51 save opportunities and they have tallied 36 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 105 times in high leverage situations and also on 86 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relievers have an inherited score rate of 26.7% out of their 120 inherited base runners. They sit at 7th in baseball with a save rate of 70.6%, and they have sent 455 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have gotten 98 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (10th in the majors). The Dodgers have recorded 1,088 assists, 62 errors and have a total of 3,533 putouts this season. Out of their 10,599 innings on the diamond, the Dodgers have earned a defensive efficiency of 73.0% (1st in baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Heaney has given up 659 hits while he has tallied 720 strikeouts in 681 innings. Heaney (34-39 career mark) holds a 4.55 ERA while allowing 8.7 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded 344 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.248 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.77 and he has gone up against 2,883 opposing batters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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