Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 5/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Chi Chi Gonzalez and the Colorado Rockies (12-23, 5th in NL West) host the Cincinnati Reds (16-17, 4th in NL Central) at Coors Field on Thursday.
As a team, the Cincinnati Reds are scoring 5.2 runs per outing, which has them at 2nd in the league. They have notched a total of 173 runs scored and have an OBP of .324. The Reds have tallied 58 doubles as a squad and have knocked 47 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accrued 163 RBI's in addition to 277 hits on the campaign, while their average at the plate is .247. Cincinnati has a slugging rate of .432 and have struck out 308 times, while taking a walk on 108 occasions.
Reds pitchers have given up 43 home runs and also 169 total runs (23rd in baseball). They have walked 143 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.45 as a squad this year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.23 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.34. The Reds have an ERA of 4.78 on the year (26th in the league), and their staff has rung up 319 batters.
The Reds have dispatched 117 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 54 base runners so far this year with 44.4% of those runners crossed the plate. They have tallied 5 saves so far this season and have blown 7 of their 12 save opportunities. The Reds relief pitchers have a save percentage of 41.7% and stepped onto the hill in 22 save situations. The relievers have a total of 10 holds this year (26th in baseball). Reds relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on 38 times in addition to having 33 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Reds have converted 70.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 2,646 innings, which has them sitting 14th in the majors. The Cincinnati Reds have 882 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 293 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .983 which ranks 16th in pro baseball, and they have turned 202 double plays.
Miley (89-87 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 4.10 while he has gone up against 6,232 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has given up 1,485 base knocks (9.2 hits per nine innings) and has 507 free passes. His earned run average is 4.18 (676 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.370. Miley has taken the hill for 1,454 frames and has accounted for 1,154 K's so far in his pro baseball career.
The Rockies have a SLG% of .391 and they earn 4.57 runs per contest (12th in the league). They have 50 two-baggers, while walking 99 times and scoring 160 runs. Colorado has 36 home runs so far this year to go along with 153 runs batted in. They have struck out on 294 instances (22nd in the league) and have notched a total of 275 base hits. The Colorado Rockies have a team on-base percentage of .301 in addition to a batting average of .239 this year.
The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.530 and have a FIP of 4.71 as a pitching staff so far this season. They are sitting at 28th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 313. The Colorado pitching staff have allowed 191 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 5.29 (175 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.87 (268 strikeouts against 143 walks). They have relinquished 43 HR's and they relinquish 5.77 runs per 9 innings (30th in baseball).
Colorado has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 9 save opportunities and they have earned 4 saves. They rank 26th in the league holding a save percentage of 44.4%, and they have dispatched 117 relief pitchers onto the diamond so far this year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 28 times in high leverage situations in addition to 29 occasions with runners on. Colorado relievers have an inherited score percentage of 38.8% out of 49 inherited runners. Sitting with 16 save situations, the Rockies have earned 7 holds and 5 blown saves.
In their 2,682 innings on the field, the Rockies are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 67.3% (28th in professional baseball). The Colorado Rockies have turned 26 double plays and have a fielding rate of .981 (20th in MLB). The Rockies have racked up 322 assists, 23 errors and have earned a total of 894 putouts on the season.
In his career, Gonzalez has surrendered 186 hits and he has 114 K's in 188 frames. Gonzalez (7-17 career mark) has a 5.25 earned run average while allowing 8.9 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 110 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.484 and a FIP of 5.2. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.21 and he has faced 837 batters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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