San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 8/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Sunday, August 7, 2022
Location: Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
The San Francisco Giants (51-55) are en route to Oakland Coliseum on Sunday where they will attempt to beat the Oakland Athletics (41-66). The pitchers expected to start will be Logan Webb and Cole Irvin.
San Francisco has a slugging % of .391 and have been called out on strikes 925 times, while taking a walk on 381 occasions. They have accounted for 460 runs batted in and 823 hits on the year, while their team batting average is at .234. The Giants have hit 171 doubles as a team and have knocked 121 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 481 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .317. As a team, the San Francisco Giants are earning 4.5 runs per game, which puts them at 9th in baseball.
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The Giants hold a team ERA of 3.94 so far this season (16th in the league), and their staff has rung up 887 hitters. They have walked 292 batters and their FIP sits at 3.47 as a squad this season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.04 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.27. Giants pitchers have relinquished 87 home runs and 465 total runs (18th in the league).
The Giants have dispatched 376 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 137 base runners this year and 36.5% of those players crossed the plate. They have recorded 21 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 13 of 34 save chances. The Giants relievers have a save rate of 61.8% and has entered the game in 80 save situations. The bullpen are sitting with 43 holds so far this year (26th in the league). Giants pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 92 times and also have had 108 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Giants have converted 67.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 8,433 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 28th in professional baseball. The San Francisco Giants have a tally of 2,811 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,012 assists and 68 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .983 which ranks 25th in baseball, and have a total of 79 double plays.
Webb has taken the hill for 377 innings and has accounted for 351 punch outs during his career. Webb (25-15 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.29 and he has faced 1,565 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.67 (154 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.227. He has given up 355 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 108 walks.
The Athletics hold a team slugging % of .347 and they are scoring 3.43 runs per game (29th in baseball). They have put up 169 doubles, while getting a free base 265 times and notching 367 runs. Oakland has 93 long balls this year to go along with 343 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 904 instances (15th in baseball) and have a total of 753 hits. The Oakland Athletics hold an on-base percentage of .276 in addition to a batting average of .215 so far this year.
The Athletics have a WHIP of 1.293 with a FIP of 4.31 as a team this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.41 (804 strikeouts against 333 walks). They are sitting at 19th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 879. They have surrendered 123 HR's and they allow 4.59 runs per 9 innings (22nd in MLB). The Oakland pitching staff have relinquished 478 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 4.24 (442 earned runs yielded).
Sitting with 127 save situations, the Athletics have accrued 81 holds and also 17 blown saves. Oakland has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 44 save opportunities and they have walked away with 27 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 121 times in high leverage situations and also on 122 occasions with runners on. Oakland bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 28.1% out of their 185 inherited base runners. They are ranked 19th in MLB holding a save percentage of 61.4%, and they have dispatched 361 relief pitchers to the mound this year.
In 8,439 innings on the field, the Athletics have a efficiency on defense of 70.3% (9th in the majors). The Oakland Athletics have gotten 86 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (23rd in professional baseball). The Athletics have accrued 958 assists, 65 errors and have a tally of 2,813 putouts this season.
In his MLB career, Irvin has conceded 350 base knocks while tallying 238 punch outs in 339 innings pitched. Irvin (18-25 career mark) has a 4.17 earned run average while conceding 9.3 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 157 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.265 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.01 and he has faced 1,431 batters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Francisco
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