Cleveland Guardians vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 6/13/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Guardians vs San Diego Padres
Date: Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland (+155) San Diego (-180)
The Cleveland Guardians (31-34) are en route to Petco Park on Tuesday where they will attempt to beat the San Diego Padres (31-34). The moneyline on this contest has Cleveland at +155 and San Diego is at -180. The total comes in at 8. The expected starting pitchers will be Tanner Bibee and Joe Musgrove.
As a squad, the Cleveland Guardians are notching 3.9 runs per outing, which puts them at 27th in the league. They have earned 250 runs and hold an OBP of .309. The Guardians have accounted for 122 doubles as a team and have smacked 42 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 233 RBI's as well as 528 base knocks this year, and their team batting average comes in at .241. Cleveland is slugging .365 and have been called out on strikes 462 times, while drawing a walk on 204 occasions.
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Their K/BB ratio is 2.72 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.26. Guardians pitchers have given up 62 home runs in addition to 268 runs in total (8th in MLB). Cleveland has conceded 549 base hits (8.4 per 9 innings) and also 243 earned runs. The Guardians have an earned run average of 3.73 for the season (6th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 508 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 187 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.97 as a team over the course of the season.
Guardians bullpen pitchers have entered the game with players on base 55 times in addition to having 88 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have earned 39 holds this year (8th in baseball). The Guardians relief pitchers have a save percentage of 62.2% and has stepped onto the mound in 76 save situations. They have accumulated 23 saves this season and have not converted 14 of their 37 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 70 base runners on the season and 22.9% of those runners crossed home plate. The Guardians have sent 210 relievers to the mound so far this season.
The Guardians have turned 69.9% of balls in play into outs out of their 5,274 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 10th in pro baseball. The Cleveland Guardians have a total of 1,758 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 612 assists and 34 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .986 which has them ranked 17th in the majors, and have accumulated 44 double plays.
Bibee has taken the mound for 44 innings and has racked up 42 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career. Bibee (2-1 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 3.27 while he has gone up against 181 hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.05 (15 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.128. He has surrendered 38 base hits (7.7 hits per nine innings) and has 12 free passes.
The San Diego Padres have a team OBP of .317 in addition to a team batting average of .228 so far this year. They have struck out on 575 occasions (13th in baseball) and have notched a total of 485 base knocks. San Diego has accounted for 75 home runs for the year and 261 runs batted in. The Padres have a SLG% of .391 and they score 4.22 runs per contest (23rd in baseball). They have put up 113 two-baggers, while walking 266 times as well as recording 274 runs.
The Padres have a team WHIP of 1.227 with a FIP of 4.18 as a unit on the campaign. They sit at 1st in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 495. The San Diego pitching staff have conceded 255 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 3.77 (242 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 8.70 (558 strikeouts vs 213 free passes). They have given up 71 dingers and they concede 3.98 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league).
With 64 save situations, the Padres have 36 holds in addition to 11 blown saves. San Diego has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 28 save chances and they have tallied 17 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 66 times in high leverage situations and on 41 occasions with runners on base. San Diego relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 39.1% out of their 64 inherited runners. They are ranked 17th in MLB with a save rate of 60.7%, and they have sent 199 relievers to the hill on the campaign.
The San Diego Padres have turned 55 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .990 (2nd in the majors). The Padres have accrued 576 assists, 24 errors and have accounted for 1,731 putouts so far this year. Out of their 5,193 innings on the field, the Padres have a efficiency on defense of 71.4% (3rd in pro baseball).
Musgrove (53-56 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 3.82 ERA while surrendering 8.3 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.87 and he has faced 3,756 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has allowed 382 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.176 and a FIP of 3.8. In his career, Musgrove has allowed 828 hits while he has totaled 894 strikeouts in 900 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Diego (-180)
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