Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 5/23/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Sunday, May 23, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Corbin Martin and the Arizona Diamondbacks (18-27, 4th in NL West) go to Coors Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Colorado Rockies (15-29, 5th in NL West).
The Diamondbacks have earned 71 doubles as a unit and have hit 49 baseballs out of the stadium. Arizona has a slugging % of .388 and have been called out on strikes 406 times, while being walked on 156 occasions. As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks are recording 4.4 runs per contest, which has them at 15th in the league. They have tallied 185 RBI's and 347 base knocks this year, and their team batting average sits at .228. They have racked up 200 runs while holding a team OBP of .307.
The Diamondbacks have a team earned run average of 4.85 this season (27th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 368 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.47 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.40. Diamondbacks pitchers have allowed 59 home runs and 233 total runs (27th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 149 hitters and their FIP is 4.49 as a team on the season.
Diamondbacks pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 39 times in addition to having 39 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 18 holds on the year (21st in MLB). The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have a save rate of 35.7% and has entered the game in 32 save situations. They have 5 saves on the year and have blown 9 of their 14 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 50 base runners on the campaign and 28.0% of those players crossed home plate. The Diamondbacks have sent 153 relief pitchers to the hill for the season.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have 1,175 putouts on the campaign, as well as 403 assists and 29 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .982 which ranks 22nd in pro baseball, and have accumulated 279 double plays. The Diamondbacks have converted 68.1% of balls in play into outs in their 3,525 innings on the field, which has them ranked 26th in professional baseball.
Martin (1-2 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 8.46 and he has gone up against 115 hitters in the majors. He has given up 27 hits (10.0 hits per nine innings) and has had 16 walks. His earned run average is 5.55 (15 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.767. Martin has thrown 24 innings and has totaled 25 strikeouts in his pro baseball career.
The Colorado Rockies have recorded a team OBP of .304 and a batting average of .241 over the course of the season. They have been called out on strikes on 392 instances (14th in the league) and are sitting with 351 base hits. Colorado has recorded 41 home runs so far this year as well as 187 RBIs. The Rockies hold a team slugging % of .389 and they tally 4.55 runs per outing (11th in the league). They have 70 two-baggers, while walking 131 times as well as recording 200 runs.
The Colorado pitching staff have surrendered 237 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 5.04 (211 earned runs relinquished). They have allowed 53 homers and they relinquish 5.66 runs per 9 innings (30th in baseball). The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.482 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.70 as a pitching staff on the year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.93 (330 strikeouts against 171 free passes). They sit at 27th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 388.
Sitting with 21 save situations, the Rockies have recorded 9 holds and 7 blown saves. Colorado has had relief pitchers take the mound in 12 save opportunities and they have walked away with 5 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 44 times in high leverage situations and also on 44 occasions with runners on. Colorado bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 43.7% out of their 71 inherited runners. They rank 29th in MLB with a save rate of 41.7%, and they have sent 148 relievers onto the diamond on the campaign.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 40 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .980 (28th in the majors). The Rockies have recorded 418 assists, 32 errors and have amassed 1,132 putouts this year. Out of their 3,396 innings on the field, the Rockies have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 67.7% (28th in professional baseball).
So far in his career, Gray has conceded 735 base knocks while he has totaled 737 punch outs in 732 innings. He has conceded a total of 367 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.335 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.05 and he has faced 3,131 opposing batters in his career. Gray (49-41 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 4.51 ERA while surrendering 9.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona
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