Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 5/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Sunday, May 16, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Coors Field is the site where Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies (14-24, 5th in NL West) will play the Cincinnati Reds (17-18, 3rd in NL Central) on Sunday.
As a squad, the Cincinnati Reds are putting up 5.3 runs per contest, which puts them at 2nd in MLB. They are sitting with 186 runs scored and hold an OBP of .324. The Reds have compiled 60 doubles as a unit and have hit 50 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 176 runs batted in and 300 base knocks on the year, while their average at the plate is at .250. Cincinnati has a slugging percentage of .432 and have struck out 320 times, while taking a walk on 113 occasions.
The Reds have compiled a team ERA of 4.88 this season (27th in the league), and the staff has struck out 337 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 152 hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.43 as a team over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.22 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.37. Reds pitchers have allowed 45 home runs and 183 runs in total (24th in the league).
Reds pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 42 times in addition to having 36 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have racked up 10 holds on the season (28th in MLB). The Reds relief pitchers have a save rate of 41.7% and has entered the game in 22 save situations. They have recorded 5 saves this season and have blown 7 of 12 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 59 base runners so far this year with 40.7% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Reds have dispatched 125 relief pitchers to the hill this season.
The Cincinnati Reds have accounted for 936 putouts so far this season, as well as 309 assists and 22 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which ranks 18th in the majors, and have earned 214 double plays. The Reds have converted 69.9% of balls in play into outs out of 2,808 innings, which has them sitting at 16th in the majors.
Hoffman has thrown 261 innings and has tallied 224 punch outs during his pro baseball career. His ERA is 6.20 (180 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.603. He has given up 297 hits (10.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 122 free passes. Hoffman (12-19 career mark) has a FIP of 5.48 and he has gone up against 1,185 hitters in the major leagues.
The Colorado Rockies have earned an on-base percentage of .310 in addition to a team batting average of .246 this season. They have been called out on strikes on 314 instances (21st in baseball) and have earned a total of 307 base hits. Colorado has accumulated 39 HRs so far this year as well as 170 RBIs. The Rockies have a team slugging percentage of .400 and they have an average of 4.71 runs per game (8th in the league). They have recorded 57 doubles, while taking a walk 114 times and scoring 179 runs.
The Rockies hold a team WHIP of 1.509 with a FIP of 4.65 as a squad this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.93 (289 strikeouts against 150 bases on balls). They sit at 29th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 336. They have allowed 46 home runs and they allow 5.76 runs per 9 innings (30th in the league). The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 206 runs this season while holding an ERA of 5.17 (185 earned runs relinquished).
With 17 save situations, the Rockies have accrued 7 holds and also 6 blown saves. Colorado has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 10 save opportunities and they have walked away with 4 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 31 times in high leverage situations and on 34 occasions with runners on. Colorado relief pitchers have 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 sent 125 relief pitchers onto the field on the season.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 28 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .980 (26th in baseball). The Rockies have recorded 344 assists, 27 errors and have notched a total of 966 putouts on the season. In 2,898 innings on the field, the Rockies are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 67.4% (27th in pro baseball).
Senzatela (33-29 career record) holds a 5.07 earned run average and has given up 9.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.90 and he has gone up against 2,000 hitters in his career. He has conceded a total of 258 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.444 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.8. During his pro baseball career, Senzatela has conceded 498 hits while tallying 310 K's in 457 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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