San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 10/4/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
The San Francisco Giants (80-79) are traveling to Petco Park on Tuesday where they will try to beat the San Diego Padres (87-72). The pitchers who are expected to start are Carlos Rodon and Sean Manaea.
San Francisco owns a slugging percentage of .392 and have struck out 1,424 times, while being walked on 553 occasions. They have accrued 666 RBI's and 1,234 base knocks so far this season, and their batting average is at .235. The Giants have compiled 254 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 179 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 698 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .315. As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are notching 4.4 runs per game, which ranks them 11th in the league.
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The Giants are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.84 so far this season (12th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 1,335 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 431 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.45 as a squad this year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.10 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.28. Giants pitchers have conceded 130 home runs in addition to 680 total runs (18th in MLB).
The Giants have sent 557 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. The relievers have inherited 204 base runners for the season with 33.3% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have tallied 39 saves so far this season and have blown 20 of 59 chances to get a save. The Giants relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 66.1% and has entered the game in 139 save situations. The relief pitchers have earned 76 holds on the season (21st in the league). Giants relief pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 143 times as well as having 155 appearances in high leverage situations.
The San Francisco Giants have notched a total of 4,194 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 1,506 assists and 98 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which is 26th in the majors, and have earned 124 double plays. The Giants have turned 67.5% of balls in play into outs out of their 12,582 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 29th in pro baseball.
Rodon has thrown 847 innings and has earned 947 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.60 (339 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.239. He has given up 731 base knocks (7.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 319 free passes. Rodon (56-46 career record) has a FIP of 3.59 and he has faced 3,567 hitters in the major leagues.
The San Diego Padres have an OBP of .318 and a batting average of .241 on the season. They have struck out on 1,286 instances (21st in the league) and have earned a total of 1,284 hits. San Diego has tallied 150 home runs this season as well as 667 RBIs. The Padres hold a slugging % of .382 and they are recording 4.37 runs per contest (14th in the league). They have put up 268 two-baggers, while taking a walk 564 times and earning 690 runs.
The Padres are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.202 and have a FIP of 3.81 as a team on the year. They are currently ranked 10th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,237. The San Diego pitching staff have conceded 644 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.81 (595 earned runs yielded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.11 (1,414 strikeouts vs 454 walks). They have allowed 169 dingers and they yield 4.12 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league).
With 144 save situations, the Padres have recorded 70 holds in addition to 22 blown saves. San Diego has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 69 save opportunities and they have come away with 47 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 160 times in high leverage situations and also on 125 occasions with runners on base. San Diego relievers hold an inherited score rate of 39.8% of 196 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 11th in MLB with a save percentage of 68.1%, and they have sent 476 relievers to the mound so far this year.
In 12,666 innings on the field, the Padres hold a defensive efficiency of 70.4% (8th in the majors). The San Diego Padres have turned 114 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (9th in the majors). The Padres have 1,334 assists, 75 errors and have earned 4,222 putouts for the season.
So far in his MLB career, Manaea has given up 849 hits and he has 791 punch outs in 879 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 399 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.226 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.45 and he has faced 3,677 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. Manaea (57-50 career record) has a 4.09 ERA while allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Diego
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