Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 5/14/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Friday, May 14, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Coors Field is the site where German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (13-24, 5th in NL West) will take on the Cincinnati Reds (17-17, 3rd in NL Central) on Friday.
Cincinnati owns a slugging percentage of .430 and have been rung up 315 times, while drawing a walk on 111 occasions. They have tallied 168 RBI's as well as 288 base knocks this season, and their batting average is at .248. The Reds have hit 59 doubles as a unit and have smacked 48 balls out of the park. They have 178 runs while holding a team OBP of .324. As a unit, the Cincinnati Reds are compiling 5.2 runs per game, which has them sitting at 2nd in baseball.
The Reds have an earned run average of 4.65 so far this season (26th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 333 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 145 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.33 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.30 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.33. Reds pitchers have surrendered 43 home runs and 170 runs (22nd in MLB).
Reds bullpen pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 40 times and also have had 36 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have notched 10 holds on the season (27th in the league). The Reds bullpen have accumulated a save percentage of 41.7% and stepped onto the hill in 22 save situations. They have recorded 5 saves on the campaign and have blown 7 out of their 12 save chances. The relievers have inherited 56 runners so far this year and 42.9% of those players ended up scoring. The Reds have dispatched 121 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign.
The Reds have transformed 70.5% of balls hit into play into outs in their 2,736 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 13th in the majors. The Cincinnati Reds have accumulated 912 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 299 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .984 which has them ranked 16th in MLB, and have a total of 208 double plays.
Miley has taken the hill for 1,454 frames and has 1,154 punch outs during his career. Miley (89-87 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.10 and he has gone up against 6,232 opposing batters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.18 (676 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.370. He has surrendered 1,485 hits (9.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 507 free passes.
Colorado is sitting with 37 home runs over the course of the season as well as 159 RBIs. They have recorded 53 doubles, while walking 107 times as well as putting up 166 runs. The Colorado Rockies are sitting with an on-base percentage of .304 in addition to a batting average of .241 over the course of the season. The Rockies have a SLG% of .391 and they are scoring 4.49 runs per game (12th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 310 occasions (20th in the league) and have earned a total of 292 base knocks.
The Rockies hold a team WHIP of 1.508 in addition to having a FIP of 4.62 as a team so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 1.92 (284 strikeouts against 148 walks). They rank 29th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 324. They have given up 44 dingers and they relinquish 5.69 runs per 9 innings (29th in baseball). The Colorado pitching staff have yielded 198 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 5.09 (177 earned runs conceded).
Colorado bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 41.5% out of 53 inherited base runners. Their relievers have come in 31 times in high leverage situations and on 32 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 17 save situations, the Rockies have amassed 7 holds and 6 blown saves. They rank 28th in the league holding a save rate of 40.0%, and they have sent 121 relievers onto the diamond this year. Colorado has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 10 save opportunities and they have converted 4 saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 27 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .979 (26th in professional baseball). The Rockies have racked up 336 assists, 27 errors and have earned 939 putouts on the campaign. Out of their 2,817 innings on the field, the Rockies have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 67.3% (28th in professional baseball).
Marquez (43-34 career record) holds a 4.32 earned run average and has conceded 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.47 and he has faced 2,861 hitters thus far in his career. He has allowed a total of 323 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.291 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. So far in his career, Marquez has given up 674 hits while he has tallied 680 strikeouts in 673 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado
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