Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 7/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Monday, July 26, 2021
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+130) Los Angeles (-167)
Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels (48-49, 4th in AL West) host the Colorado Rockies (43-55, 4th in NL West) at Angel Stadium on Monday. The Rockies open this game at +130 while the Angels are coming in at -167. The total opens at 7. The men taking the mound will be German Marquez and Shohei Ohtani.
As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are putting up 4.3 runs per game, which puts them at 18th in the league. They have 421 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .311. The Rockies have accrued 161 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 92 balls out of the park. They have amassed 398 RBI's in addition to 787 hits so far this year, while their batting average is sitting at .243. Colorado owns a slugging percentage of .393 and have been called out on strikes 808 times, while being walked on 298 occasions.
The Rockies have a team ERA of 4.67 on the season (23rd in the league), and their staff has struck out 761 hitters. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.29 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.36. Rockies pitchers have given up 116 home runs and also 478 runs (21st in MLB). They have walked 332 opposing players and their FIP is 4.46 as a team so far this season.
The Rockies bullpen have earned a save percentage of 50.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 71 save situations. The relievers have inherited 126 base runners for the year with 42.9% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Rockies bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 82 times as well as having 102 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have sent 313 relievers to the mound so far this year. The relief pitchers have notched 35 holds this year (29th in baseball). They have earned 18 saves for the season and have not converted 18 of their 36 chances to get a save.
The Rockies have turned 69.0% of balls hit into play into outs in their 7,614 innings, which has them sitting 22nd in professional baseball. The Colorado Rockies have a total of 2,538 putouts thus far, as well as 943 assists and 57 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them ranked 13th in the majors, and have a total of 669 double plays.
Marquez has thrown 752 innings and has earned 759 K's so far in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.13 (345 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.252. He has conceded 726 hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) and has had 216 walks. Marquez (50-37 career mark) has a FIP of 3.77 and he has gone up against 3,163 hitters in the major leagues.
Los Angeles has hit 130 home runs on the year and 441 runs batted in. They have put up 184 two-baggers, while taking a walk 255 times and racking up 463 runs. The Los Angeles Angels have a team OBP of .317 as well as a team batting average of .257 on the season. The Angels hold a team SLG% of .437 and they are scoring 4.77 runs per game (11th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 833 occasions (21st in MLB) and have tallied 846 hits.
The Angels hold a team WHIP of 1.386 in addition to having a FIP of 4.27 as a unit this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.45 (919 strikeouts vs 375 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 18th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 805. They have conceded 119 dingers and they concede 5.24 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league). The Los Angeles pitching staff have given up 496 runs this year while having a team ERA of 4.84 (458 earned runs given up).
With 86 save situations, the Angels have accrued 43 holds and also 17 blown saves. Los Angeles has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 42 save opportunities and they have come away with 25 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 107 times in high leverage situations and on 142 occasions with runners on. Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.3% out of their 211 inherited base runners. They are ranked 18th in MLB holding a save percentage of 59.5%, and they have dispatched 334 relievers to the hill over the course of the season.
In their 7,665 innings played, the Angels hold a efficiency on defense of 67.9% (26th in the majors). The Los Angeles Angels have twisted 79 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (23rd in baseball). The Angels have 850 assists, 60 errors and have notched a total of 2,555 putouts so far this season.
So far in his career, Ohtani has conceded 90 hits while he has tallied 161 punch outs in 126 frames. Ohtani (8-4 mark in his career) holds a 3.70 ERA while allowing 6.4 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 52 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.235 and having a FIP of 3.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.44 and he has gone up against 532 opposing hitters in his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado (+130)
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