San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 6/21/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-125) San Francisco (+105)
The San Francisco Giants (40-32) will take on the San Diego Padres (35-37) at Oracle Park on Wednesday. The line on this matchup has San Diego at -125 and San Francisco is sitting at +105. The over/under is 8. The pitchers taking the mound are Yu Darvish and Sean Manaea.
As a squad, the San Diego Padres are earning 4.2 runs per contest, which puts them at 22nd in MLB. They have accounted for 304 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .318. The Padres have compiled 128 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 85 balls out of the park. They have 287 RBI's as well as 538 base knocks on the year, while their batting average is sitting at .228. San Diego owns a slugging percentage of .395 and have been called out on strikes 624 times, while drawing a walk on 296 occasions.
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They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.64 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.23. Padres pitchers have yielded 78 home runs and 283 runs in total (2nd in the league). San Diego has yielded 553 hits (7.8 per 9 innings) in addition to 269 earned runs. The Padres are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.78 this season (7th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 617 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 234 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.17 as a unit so far this year.
The Padres have dispatched 222 relievers to the hill on the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 77 base runners on the campaign and 35.1% of them earned a run for their team. They have recorded 20 saves on the year and have not converted 12 out of their 32 save opportunities. The Padres relievers have accumulated a save rate of 62.5% and has entered the game in 77 save situations. The relief pitchers have 45 holds on the season (7th in the league). Padres pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 47 times in addition to having 74 appearances in high leverage situations.
The San Diego Padres have a tally of 1,921 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 646 assists and 25 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .990 which is 1st in professional baseball, and have accumulated 59 double plays. The Padres have turned 71.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 5,763 innings, which has them sitting 3rd in MLB.
Darvish has taken the hill for 1,562 innings and has earned 1,867 strikeouts during his career. Darvish (100-80 mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.49 while he has gone up against 6,409 opposing hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.56 (618 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.129. He has conceded 1,261 base knocks (7.3 hits per 9 innings) and has had 502 free passes.
San Francisco has 93 home runs for the season and 355 RBIs. They have hit 127 doubles, while taking a walk 254 times as well as earning 361 runs. The San Francisco Giants have an on-base percentage of .330 as well as a batting average of .254 over the course of the season. The Giants have a team slugging % of .423 and they are scoring 5.01 runs per outing (7th in the league). They have been rung up on 696 occasions (2nd in the league) and have earned a total of 630 base hits.
The San Francisco pitching staff have conceded 310 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.85 (275 earned runs allowed). They have relinquished 74 homers and they surrender 4.34 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league). The Giants have a WHIP of 1.253 and have a FIP of 3.91 as a staff on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 8.90 (635 strikeouts against 200 walks). They rank 17th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 606.
San Francisco bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 25.7% of 101 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 69 times in high leverage situations and on 69 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 71 save situations, the Giants have earned 34 holds and 8 blown saves. They sit at 1st in the league with a save percentage of 77.1%, and they have sent 223 relievers to the mound for the season. San Francisco has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 35 save opportunities and they have walked away with 27 saves.
In their 5,793 innings on the diamond, the Giants hold a efficiency on defense of 67.9% (25th in professional baseball). The San Francisco Giants have turned 68 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .979 (30th in baseball). The Giants have racked up 722 assists, 56 errors and have a tally of 1,931 putouts on the campaign.
In his pro baseball career, Manaea has conceded 897 base knocks while tallying 860 K's in 934 frames. He has given up a total of 431 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.229 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. His K/BB ratio is 3.43 and he has gone up against 3,915 batters in his pro baseball career. Manaea (60-53 record in his career) has a 4.15 earned run average and has surrendered 8.6 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Diego (-125)
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