Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 6/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Sunday, June 13, 2021
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+130) Cincinnati (-172)
Vladimir Gutierrez and the Cincinnati Reds (30-31, 4th in NL Central) play the Colorado Rockies (25-39, 4th in NL West) at Great American Ball Park on Sunday. The Rockies open this matchup at +130 while the Reds are priced at -172. The O/U has been set at 9. The expected starting pitchers are Antonio Senzatela and Vladimir Gutierrez.
As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.3 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 16th in MLB. They have racked up 274 runs scored and have an OBP of .307. The Rockies have compiled 105 doubles as a team and have hit 56 balls out of the park. They have earned 256 runs batted in and 508 base knocks on the year, and their average at the plate is at .243. Colorado owns a slugging percentage of .388 and have been called out on strikes 550 times, while being walked on 185 occasions.
Rockies pitchers have yielded 78 home runs and also 329 runs in total (28th in MLB). They have walked 233 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.64 as a unit so far this year. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.09 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.44. The Rockies have a team earned run average of 4.92 this season (27th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 488 batters.
The Rockies bullpen have earned a save percentage of 52.6% and has come into the game in 35 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 98 runners on the season and 38.8% of those runners ended up scoring. Rockies bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 60 times in addition to having 59 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have sent 205 relievers to the mound on the season. The relief pitchers have 16 holds for the season (30th in the league). They have earned 10 saves for the year and have missed out on 9 out of their 19 chances to save the game.
The Colorado Rockies have earned a total of 1,630 putouts this year, in addition to 599 assists and 42 errors. Their fielding rate is at .982 which ranks 24th in the majors, and they have twisted 422 double plays. The Rockies have turned 68.2% of balls in play into outs out of 4,890 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 27th in the majors.
Senzatela has taken the ball for 487 innings and has tallied 330 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. Senzatela (34-31 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.65 while he has faced 2,123 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.95 (268 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.432. He has given up 529 hits (9.8 hits per nine innings) with 169 walks.
The Reds have a slugging percentage of .429 and they tally 4.97 runs per contest (4th in baseball). They have put up 103 two-baggers, while taking a walk 210 times and putting up 303 runs. Cincinnati has tallied 88 home runs this year as well as 289 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 531 occasions (22nd in the league) and have earned 513 base hits. The Cincinnati Reds are sitting with an OBP of .327 in addition to a team batting average of .247 so far this year.
The Reds hold a team WHIP of 1.389 with a FIP of 4.38 as a staff over the course of the season. They rank 15th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 494. The Cincinnati pitching staff have allowed 324 runs on the season while having an ERA of 4.96 (299 earned runs yielded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.28 (594 strikeouts vs 260 bases on balls). They have conceded 77 home runs and they allow 5.37 runs per 9 innings (27th in MLB).
Sitting with 42 save situations, the Reds have tallied 18 holds and 9 blown saves. Cincinnati has had relievers enter the contest in 23 save chances and they have converted 14 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 59 times in high leverage situations and also on 72 occasions with runners on base. Cincinnati relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 45.4% out of their 108 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 14th in baseball holding a save rate of 60.9%, and they have dispatched 221 relievers onto the field this year.
The Cincinnati Reds have turned 39 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (20th in pro baseball). The Reds have accrued 546 assists, 38 errors and have amassed 1,629 putouts for the season. In their 4,887 innings played, the Reds hold a defensive efficiency of 68.9% (21st in pro baseball).
Gutierrez (2-1 career record) has a 2.65 earned run average and has given up 5.8 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 1.63 and he has faced 71 batters during his MLB career. He has given up 5 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.118 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.0. During his pro baseball career, Gutierrez has surrendered 11 hits while he has earned 13 K's in 17 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cincinnati (-172)
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