San Francisco Giants vs New York Mets Prediction, 4/19/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs New York Mets
Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+105) New York (-125)
The San Francisco Giants (7-2) are headed to Citi Field on Tuesday where they will take on the New York Mets (7-3). The line on this contest has San Francisco at +105 while New York is priced at -125. The total is set at 6. The starting pitchers are Logan Webb and Max Scherzer.
As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are knocking in 4.8 runs per game, which is 10th in baseball. They have racked up 43 runs scored and hold an OBP of .311. The Giants have compiled 18 doubles as a team and have hit 11 balls out of the park. They have compiled 38 RBI's in addition to 70 base knocks on the campaign, and their team batting average is .236. San Francisco owns a slugging percentage of .407 and have struck out 86 times, while drawing a walk on 31 occasions.
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Giants pitchers have given up 3 home runs and also 20 total runs (1st in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 26 opposing batters and their FIP is 2.57 as a unit over the course of the season. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.31 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.07. The Giants hold a team earned run average of 2.20 for the season (1st in MLB), and their staff has rung up 86 batters.
The Giants relievers have earned a save rate of 80.0% and has come into the game in 12 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 14 runners on the campaign and 7.1% of those players crossed the plate. Giants relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 10 times as well as having 17 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have dispatched 35 relievers to the mound this season. The relievers have recorded 7 holds for the season (9th in baseball). They have compiled 4 saves for the season and have not converted 1 out of their 5 save chances.
The Giants have converted 70.6% of balls in play into outs out of their 738 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 17th in MLB. The San Francisco Giants have a tally of 246 putouts on the year, in addition to 77 assists and 4 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .988 which puts them in 11th in pro baseball, and they have turned 9 double plays.
Webb has taken the ball for 256 innings and has 251 strikeouts in his MLB career. Webb (17-10 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 3.20 and he has faced 1,068 hitters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 3.79 (108 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.237. He has given up 242 base knocks (8.5 hits per nine innings) and has had 75 free passes.
New York has recorded 12 home runs for the year as well as 49 runs batted in. They have hit 13 two-baggers, while taking a walk 44 times as well as racking up 51 runs. The New York Mets hold a team OBP of .358 in addition to a team batting average of .253 so far this year. The Mets hold a team SLG% of .415 and they have an average of 5.10 runs per game (7th in baseball). They have been rung up on 73 occasions (22nd in the league) and have a total of 83 base hits.
The New York pitching staff have conceded 25 runs so far this year while holding a team ERA of 2.35 (23 earned runs conceded). They have relinquished 7 dingers and they yield 2.56 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Mets have a team WHIP of 1.000 and have a FIP of 2.78 as a pitching staff on the campaign. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.79 (106 strikeouts against 28 free passes). They come in at 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 60.
New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 55.6% of 9 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 6 times in high leverage situations in addition to 8 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 9 save situations, the Mets have recorded 6 holds in addition to 2 blown saves. They rank 27th in the league with a save percentage of 33.3%, and they have sent 35 relievers to the mound on the season. New York has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 3 save chances and they have walked away with 1 save.
The New York Mets have gotten 6 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .991 (4th in professional baseball). The Mets have 81 assists, 3 errors and have amassed 264 putouts during this campaign. In their 792 innings played, the Mets are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 73.2% (6th in baseball).
During his career, Scherzer has surrendered 2,080 base hits while he has tallied 3,033 strikeouts in 2,547 innings. Scherzer (192-97 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 3.16 earned run average and has conceded 7.3 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 894 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.084 and a FIP of 3.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.45 and he has faced 10,310 opposing batters so far in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco (+105)
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