San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 10/5/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres
Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
The San Diego Padres (88-72) will compete against the San Francisco Giants (80-80) at Petco Park on Wednesday. The men taking the mound are Alex Cobb and Adrián Morejón.
As a unit, the San Francisco Giants are scoring 4.4 runs per outing, which has them at 11th in the league. They are sitting with 706 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .315. The Giants have compiled 255 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 180 balls out of the stadium. They have 674 runs batted in in addition to 1,245 hits on the season, and their team batting average sits at .234. San Francisco has a slugging rate of .390 and have struck out 1,443 times, while being walked on 565 occasions.
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The Giants have a team ERA of 3.85 so far this season (14th in the league), and their staff has struck out 1,347 hitters. 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 131 home runs and 690 total runs (18th in MLB). They have walked 437 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.45 as a squad over the course of the season.
The Giants relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 63.9% and has entered the game in 141 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 208 runners over the course of the season and 34.1% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Giants relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 146 times in addition to having 161 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have sent 567 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The bullpen are sitting with 76 holds over the course of the season (21st in the league). They have compiled 39 saves over the course of the season and have not converted 22 of their 61 chances to get a save.
The San Francisco Giants have a tally of 4,248 putouts on the campaign, as well as 1,526 assists and 99 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which is 27th in the majors, and they have turned 128 double plays. The Giants have converted 67.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 12,744 innings on the field, which ranks them 29th in the majors.
Cobb has taken the mound for 1,155 innings and is sitting with 960 K's so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.86 (495 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.269. He has allowed 1,123 base hits (8.8 hits per nine innings) and has 343 free passes. Cobb (70-67 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 3.81 and he has gone up against 4,849 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
The Padres hold a team SLG% of .382 and they score 4.36 runs per contest (14th in the league). They have 272 two-baggers, while getting a free base 570 times as well as scoring 698 runs. San Diego has recorded 152 home runs on the campaign to go along with 675 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 1,304 occasions (21st in the league) and have earned a total of 1,300 hits. The San Diego Padres have accounted for an on-base percentage of .318 as well as a team batting average of .241 on the season.
The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.199 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.80 as a squad for the year. They rank 9th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 1,247. The San Diego pitching staff have conceded 650 runs this year while holding an ERA of 3.80 (601 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.10 (1,432 strikeouts vs 462 walks). They have given up 170 dingers and they relinquish 4.10 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB).
San Diego relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 39.4% out of 198 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 162 times in high leverage situations and also on 126 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 145 save situations, the Padres have 70 holds in addition to 22 blown saves. They rank 10th in baseball holding a save percentage of 68.6%, and they have sent 482 relievers onto the field this year. San Diego has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 70 save opportunities and they have recorded 48 saves.
The San Diego Padres have turned 115 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .987 (8th in pro baseball). The Padres have accrued 1,343 assists, 75 errors and are sitting with 4,276 putouts for the year. In their 12,828 innings on the diamond, the Padres have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.5% (8th in professional baseball).
Morejon (7-3 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 5.05 ERA while surrendering 9.7 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.61 and he has gone up against 282 opposing hitters so far in his career. He has allowed 37 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.348 and a FIP of 4.8. In his pro baseball career, Morejon has conceded 71 base hits while accumulating 65 punch outs in 66 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco
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