San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 8/9/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres
Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (+140) San Diego (-165)
The San Francisco Giants (53-55) are traveling to Petco Park on Tuesday where they will go up against the San Diego Padres (61-50). The moneyline on this contest has San Francisco at +140 and San Diego is at -165. The total has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Alex Cobb and Joe Musgrove.
The Giants have accrued 175 doubles as a unit and have smacked 127 baseballs out of the park. San Francisco is slugging .395 and have been called out on strikes 940 times, while drawing a walk on 392 occasions. As a team, the San Francisco Giants are notching 4.6 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 9th in baseball. They have 473 runs batted in in addition to 843 hits for the year, and their team batting average is sitting at .234. They have 494 runs while having a team OBP of .318.
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The Giants have an earned run average of 3.93 for the year (17th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 901 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 297 hitters and their FIP sits at 3.48 as a squad this season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.03 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.28. Giants pitchers have surrendered 89 home runs and 472 runs in total (18th in the league).
The Giants bullpen have recorded a save rate of 62.9% and has stepped onto the mound in 82 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 138 runners on the campaign with 36.2% of those players ended up scoring. Giants pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 93 times in addition to having 110 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have sent 382 relievers to the hill for the season. The relievers have recorded 44 holds on the season (27th in the league). They have earned 22 saves over the course of the season and have blown 13 out of their 35 chances to save the game.
The San Francisco Giants have earned a total of 2,865 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,030 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which has them ranked 25th in MLB, and have earned 80 double plays. The Giants have converted 67.9% of balls hit into play into outs in their 8,595 innings on the field, which has them sitting 28th in the majors.
Cobb has pitched in 1,098 innings and has earned 909 strikeouts in his MLB career. Cobb (66-66 career record) sits with a FIP of 3.85 while going up against 4,612 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.88 (474 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.265. He has surrendered 1,064 base hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) and has had 326 walks.
The Padres have a team slugging % of .377 and they average 4.37 runs per game (15th in baseball). They have 188 two-baggers, while taking a walk 388 times as well as putting up 485 runs. San Diego is sitting with 97 home runs on the campaign to go along with 470 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 911 occasions (17th in MLB) and have 896 base hits. The San Diego Padres have an on-base percentage of .316 and a team batting average of .240 so far this year.
The Padres have a team WHIP of 1.207 with a FIP of 3.71 as a squad so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.03 (985 strikeouts vs 325 walks). They come in at 11th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 869. They have relinquished 110 home runs and they surrender 4.12 runs per 9 innings (9th in the league). The San Diego pitching staff have relinquished 453 runs this season while having a team ERA of 3.81 (419 earned runs conceded).
San Diego bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 40.3% out of their 129 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 115 times in high leverage situations and also on 85 occasions with base runners. With 108 save situations, the Padres have amassed 52 holds and 16 blown saves. They are ranked 12th in the league with a save rate of 69.2%, and they have sent 319 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the year. San Diego has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 52 save chances and they have walked away with 36 saves.
The San Diego Padres have turned 83 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .988 (3rd in baseball). The Padres have racked up 981 assists, 46 errors and have a total of 2,967 putouts on the campaign. In their 8,901 innings on the diamond, the Padres have a defensive efficiency of 70.4% (8th in pro baseball).
Musgrove (48-52 record in his career) has earned a 3.87 earned run average and has surrendered 8.2 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.86 and he has gone up against 3,316 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. He has allowed a total of 343 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.167 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. Thus far in his career, Musgrove has allowed 727 base knocks and he has 788 punch outs in 798 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Francisco (+140)
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