Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 6/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+130) Cincinnati (-167)
Wade Miley and the Cincinnati Reds (29-31, 4th in NL Central) play the Colorado Rockies (25-38, 4th in NL West) at Great American Ball Park on Saturday. The line on this matchup has the Rockies coming in at +130 and the Reds are at -167. The O/U opens at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound are German Marquez and Wade Miley.
The Rockies have earned 105 doubles as a squad and have hit 54 baseballs out of the park. Colorado has a slugging percentage of .388 and have struck out 539 times, while drawing a walk on 184 occasions. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are putting up 4.3 runs per outing, which puts them at 16th in the league. They have tallied 252 RBI's in addition to 501 hits on the year, and their team batting average sits at .243. They have notched a total of 269 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .308.
Rockies pitchers have allowed 73 home runs and 318 runs in total (27th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 227 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.53 as a squad for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.12 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.43. The Rockies have a team ERA of 4.83 so far this year (25th in the league), and the staff has rung up 481 batters.
The Rockies have sent 202 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. The relief pitchers have inherited 95 base runners this year with 37.9% of them crossed the plate. They have accumulated 10 saves for the season and have blown 9 out of their 19 save opportunities. The Rockies bullpen have recorded a save rate of 52.6% and has entered the game in 35 save situations. The relief pitchers have earned 16 holds this season (30th in MLB). Rockies pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 59 times in addition to having 59 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Rockies have turned 68.0% of balls hit into play into outs in their 4,818 innings on the diamond, ranking them 28th in the majors. The Colorado Rockies have amassed 1,606 putouts this season, as well as 588 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .982 which has them ranked 25th in the majors, and have earned 418 double plays.
Marquez (46-35 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.82 while he has gone up against 2,985 opposing hitters in the majors. He has conceded 695 base knocks (8.9 hits per 9 innings) with 206 free passes. His ERA is 4.21 (330 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.277. Marquez has pitched in 705 innings and has totaled 715 strikeouts so far in his career.
The Reds have a slugging percentage of .424 and they have an average of 4.87 runs per contest (6th in the league). They have put up 102 doubles, while getting a free base 204 times as well as racking up 292 runs. Cincinnati has hit 83 long balls this year and 278 RBIs. They have struck out on 524 occasions (22nd in MLB) and have notched a total of 503 hits. The Cincinnati Reds have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .326 as well as a batting average of .247 on the season.
The Cincinnati pitching staff have given up 319 runs over the course of the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.96 (294 earned runs conceded). They have allowed 75 dingers and they yield 5.38 runs per 9 innings (28th in MLB). The Reds are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.397 and have a FIP of 4.39 as a pitching staff on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.25 (583 strikeouts vs 259 walks). They are sitting at 16th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 487.
Cincinnati has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 23 save opportunities and they have walked away with 14 saves. They are currently ranked 14th in MLB with a save percentage of 60.9%, and they have dispatched 219 relief pitchers to the mound for the year. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 59 times in high leverage situations in addition to 72 occasions with runners on. Cincinnati relievers have an inherited score percentage of 45.4% out of their 108 inherited base runners. With 42 save situations, the Reds have tallied 18 holds and 9 blown saves.
In 4,806 innings played, the Reds hold a defensive efficiency of 68.8% (21st in professional baseball). The Cincinnati Reds have turned 38 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in MLB). The Reds have 537 assists, 38 errors and are sitting with 1,602 putouts over the course of the season.
During his career, Miley has allowed 1,512 hits and he has 1,175 punch outs in 1,472 innings pitched. He has allowed 686 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.376 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.28 and he has faced 6,322 batters so far in his pro baseball career. Miley (90-89 career record) has a 4.19 ERA while surrendering 9.2 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado (+130)
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