Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 5/15/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Ryan Castellani and the Colorado Rockies (14-24, 5th in NL West) play the Cincinnati Reds (17-18, 3rd in NL Central) at Coors Field on Saturday.
Cincinnati is slugging .432 and have been rung up 320 times, while drawing a walk on 113 occasions. They have 176 runs batted in and 300 hits so far this year, while their batting average sits at .250. The Reds have accumulated 60 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 50 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 186 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .324. As a team, the Cincinnati Reds are putting up 5.3 runs per game, which has them sitting at 2nd in the league.
The Reds have a team ERA of 4.88 so far this season (27th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 337 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.22 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.37. Reds pitchers have surrendered 45 long balls and also 183 total runs (24th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 152 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.43 as a squad on the season.
The Reds have dispatched 125 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 59 runners on the campaign and 40.7% of those runners crossed the plate. They have earned 5 saves so far this year and have blown 7 out of their 12 save chances. The Reds relievers have a save rate of 41.7% and has entered the game in 22 save situations. The relief pitchers have 10 holds for the year (28th in the league). Reds pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 42 times as well as having 36 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Reds have turned 69.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of 2,808 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 16th in professional baseball. The Cincinnati Reds have earned a total of 936 putouts this season, in addition to 309 assists and 22 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .983 which is 18th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 214 double plays.
Mahle (15-26 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.64 and he has faced 1,504 opposing hitters in the majors. He has allowed 341 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 134 free passes. His earned run average is 4.51 (173 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.375. Mahle has taken the mound for 345 frames and is sitting with 361 strikeouts during his career.
The Colorado Rockies hold an OBP of .310 as well as a team batting average of .246 on the campaign. They have struck out on 314 instances (21st in MLB) and have tallied 307 hits. Colorado has recorded 39 home runs over the course of the season as well as 170 RBIs. The Rockies hold a slugging percentage of .400 and they average 4.71 runs per outing (8th in baseball). They have 57 two-baggers, while walking 114 times as well as scoring 179 runs.
The Colorado pitching staff have surrendered 206 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 5.17 (185 earned runs yielded). They have given up 46 HR's and they surrender 5.76 runs per 9 innings (30th in the league). The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.509 with a FIP of 4.65 as a squad on the year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 1.93 (289 strikeouts against 150 bases on balls). They are sitting at 29th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 336.
With 17 save situations, the Rockies have 7 holds and also 6 blown saves. Colorado has had relievers step onto the hill in 10 save opportunities and they have tallied 4 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 31 times in high leverage situations and on 34 occasions with runners on. Colorado relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 44.6% of 56 inherited base runners. They are ranked 28th in baseball holding a save rate of 40.0%, and they have dispatched 125 bullpen pitchers to the hill for the season.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 28 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .980 (26th in pro baseball). The Rockies have recorded 344 assists, 27 errors and have amassed 966 putouts so far this season. In 2,898 innings on the field, the Rockies are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 67.4% (27th in pro baseball).
Castellani (1-4 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a 5.79 ERA while surrendering 8.1 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 0.90 and he has faced 206 opposing hitters during his MLB career. He has allowed 30 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.543 and being the owner of a FIP of 8.0. During his pro baseball career, Castellani has given up 42 base hits while he has tallied 27 K's in 46 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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