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2022 MLB Handicapping
(22-13-0) San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies (17-18-0)
Date: Wednesday, May 18th
Time: 06:45 ETPM ET
Venue: Citizens Bank Park Philadelphia
Projected Pitchers: Blake Snell vs. Zack Wheeler
MLB Moneyline Odds: Padres 123 Phillies -147
MLB run line Betting Odds: Padres +1.5, Phillies -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8.0
San Diego Padres
Heading into the game, the San Diego Padres have an overall record of 22-13-0. When playing on the road, the team has gone 12-6. In the NL West division, San Diego currently sits 2nd So far, the team has gone 19-16-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 74.0% of their games. The Padres’ over-under record is 18-17-0.
Blake Snell will be making his first start of the season for the Padres.
Throughout the season, the Padres have not had to turn to their bullpen for major innings. This group has one of the highest ERA’s among MLB bullpens at 4.18.
During the season, the San Diego Padres have performed well on offense, averaging 4.57 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of 16.0. On offense, the Padres have a team batting average of 0.228, placing them 20th in the league. On their balls in play, San Diego has the 11th ranked BABIP of 0.263. In terms of stolen bases, the Padres are doing so near the league average, at 0.8 per game.
San Diego has been strong on defense, ranking 4th in fewest errors at 0.37 per game. Currently, the team is ranked 0.8 in double plays turned.
Heading into the game, the Philadelphia Phillies have an overall record of 17-18-0. When playing at home, the team has gone 9-9. In the NL East division, Philadelphia currently sits 2nd So far, the team has gone 18-17-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 60.0% of their games. The Philliess’ over-under record is 19-14-2.
For Philadelphia, Zack Wheeler gets the start with an overall record of 1-3. He comes into the game with an elevated ERA of 4.26. So far, he is lasting an average of 5.2 innings per outing, as well as 9.09 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 2.84 per 9. In total, Wheeler has given up 2 home runs.
Throughout the season, the Phillies have not had to turn to their bullpen for major innings. This group has one of the highest ERA’s among MLB bullpens at 4.38.
During the season, the Philadelphia Phillies have performed well on offense, averaging 4.91 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of 18.0. The Phillies come into the game with a strong team batting average of 0.256. On their balls in play, Philadelphia has the 6th ranked BABIP of 0.282. In terms of stolen bases, the Phillies are doing so near the league average, at 0.83 per game.
In the field, Philadelphia averages 0.54 errors per game, placing them near the league average. During the season, the team is averaging 0.83 double plays per game.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego’s last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego’s last 5 games on the road
- Philadelphia is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games
San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Prediction:
Heading into the game, Philadelphia starter, Zack Wheeler has a FIP of 3.25, suggesting he has pitched better than his overall ERA. On the other side, we will get a chance to see Blake Snell’s season debut. Snell will be facing a Phillies offense ranked 2nd in batting average. Wheeler faces a Padres offense that has a batting average of 0.228 (20th).
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