San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 9/6/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
Dodger Stadium is where the Los Angeles Dodgers (92-41) will meet the San Francisco Giants (64-68) on Tuesday. The expected starting pitchers are Alex Cobb and Tyler Anderson.
The Giants have tallied 218 two-baggers as a team and have hit 146 balls out of the park. San Francisco has a slugging rate of .389 and have been called out on strikes 1,165 times, while being walked on 482 occasions. As a squad, the San Francisco Giants are earning 4.5 runs per outing, which is 12th in baseball. They have amassed 565 runs batted in and 1,028 base knocks so far this year, while their batting average is .234. They have accumulated 591 runs scored while having a team OBP of .318.
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The Giants hold a team ERA of 3.90 for the season (16th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,115 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.08 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.28. Giants pitchers have given up 113 long balls and 581 runs in total (18th in MLB). They have walked 362 batters and their FIP is 3.51 as a team on the year.
The Giants have dispatched 465 relievers to the mound so far this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 173 runners over the course of the season and 34.7% of those runners ended up scoring. They have tallied 28 saves this year and have missed out on 19 of their 47 save opportunities. The Giants relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 59.6% and has come into the game in 111 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 61 holds on the season (20th in the league). Giants relief pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 119 times in addition to having 142 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Giants have converted 67.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 10,512 innings, which has them ranked 28th in professional baseball. The San Francisco Giants are sitting with 3,504 putouts this year, in addition to 1,264 assists and 82 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which puts them in 25th in MLB, and they have turned 98 double plays.
Cobb has taken the ball for 1,128 innings and is sitting with 938 strikeouts in his career. His earned run average is 3.84 (481 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.264. He has surrendered 1,092 hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) and has 334 walks. Cobb (68-66 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.83 while he has gone up against 4,731 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .337 as well as a team batting average of .261 for the year. They have been rung up on 1,112 instances (18th in baseball) and have notched a total of 1,184 hits. Los Angeles has 176 long balls this year and 683 runs batted in. The Dodgers have a team slugging % of .450 and they earn 5.38 runs per contest (1st in MLB). They have 279 two-baggers, while taking a walk 503 times as well as putting up 716 runs.
The Dodgers have a team WHIP of 1.057 with a FIP of 3.43 as a unit this season. They are sitting at 1st in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 913. The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 422 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 2.85 (376 earned runs surrendered). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.46 (1,181 strikeouts against 341 free passes). They have given up 118 dingers and they relinquish 3.20 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league).
Los Angeles relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 27.2% out of their 125 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 106 times in high leverage situations and on 89 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 133 save situations, the Dodgers have 80 holds and also 15 blown saves. They sit at 7th in the league holding a save rate of 70.6%, and they have dispatched 462 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. Los Angeles has called on relievers to take the mound in 51 save opportunities and they have tallied 36 saves.
In 10,680 innings played, the Dodgers have earned a efficiency on defense of 72.9% (1st in MLB). The Los Angeles Dodgers have turned 99 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (10th in baseball). The Dodgers have racked up 1,096 assists, 64 errors and have amassed 3,560 putouts this season.
So far in his pro baseball career, Anderson has allowed 754 base hits while he has earned 656 K's in 771 innings. He has surrendered 364 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.259 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.2. His K/BB ratio is 3.02 and he has faced 3,232 batters in his pro baseball career. Anderson (42-41 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.25 earned run average and has allowed 8.8 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Francisco
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