Colorado Rockies vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 6/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Sunday, June 27, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+165) Milwaukee (-217)
American Family Field is the venue where Eric Lauer and the Milwaukee Brewers (43-33, 1st in NL Central) will take on the Colorado Rockies (31-45, 4th in NL West) on Sunday. The Brewers open this matchup at -217 while the Rockies are priced at +165. The total opens at 9. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Chi Chi Gonzalez and Eric Lauer.
Colorado has a slugging % of .395 and have struck out 652 times, while drawing a walk on 225 occasions. They have 313 RBI's and 612 base knocks so far this season, and their team batting average is .244. The Rockies have recorded 125 doubles as a team and have smacked 72 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 332 runs scored and have an OBP of .309. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are putting up 4.4 runs per game, which has them sitting at 14th in the league.
The Rockies have a team earned run average of 4.87 for the year (27th in MLB), and they have rung up 575 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.15 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.41. Rockies pitchers have relinquished 92 home runs in addition to 388 runs in total (27th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 268 hitters and their FIP is 4.60 as a squad this year.
The Rockies relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 48.0% and has come into the game in 49 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 115 runners this year and 40.9% of those runners crossed home plate. Rockies pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 72 times and also have had 78 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 246 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. The relief pitchers have recorded 24 holds over the course of the season (29th in MLB). They have accumulated 12 saves so far this season and have missed out on 13 out of their 25 save chances.
The Rockies have turned 68.4% of balls hit into play into outs in their 5,856 innings, which has them sitting 24th in pro baseball. The Colorado Rockies have 1,952 putouts on the year, as well as 745 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .982 which has them sitting 26th in professional baseball, and they have twisted 510 double plays.
Gonzalez has taken the hill for 224 innings and has tallied 136 punch outs during his career. His ERA is 5.41 (135 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.473. He has allowed 229 base hits (9.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 102 free passes. Gonzalez (8-20 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 5.29 while facing 991 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Brewers hold a slugging % of .366 and they tally 4.00 runs per game (23rd in baseball). They have tallied 102 doubles, while taking a walk 275 times and putting up 304 runs. Milwaukee is sitting with 88 HRs so far this season to go along with 291 RBIs. They have struck out on 748 occasions (3rd in baseball) and have a total of 528 base hits. The Milwaukee Brewers have a team on-base percentage of .301 and a team batting average of .213 for the season.
The Brewers hold a team WHIP of 1.179 and have a FIP of 3.77 as a squad this year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.05 (788 strikeouts vs 258 bases on balls). They rank 5th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 544. They have allowed 86 home runs and they surrender 4.02 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The Milwaukee pitching staff have given up 304 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 3.65 (276 earned runs surrendered).
Milwaukee relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 37.9% of 58 inherited base runners. Their relievers have come in 94 times in high leverage situations and on 48 occasions with runners on. With 74 save situations, the Brewers have accumulated 38 holds and also 13 blown saves. They rank 14th in the league with a save percentage of 63.9%, and they have sent 242 relief pitchers to the mound for the year. Milwaukee has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 36 save chances and they have converted 23 saves.
Out of their 6,120 innings played, the Brewers have a defensive efficiency of 70.9% (8th in professional baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 41 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (17th in baseball). The Brewers have recorded 623 assists, 45 errors and have earned 2,040 putouts during this campaign.
Lauer (15-22 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.81 earned run average while conceding 9.9 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.43 and he has faced 1,383 batters during his MLB career. He has given up a total of 166 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.487 and having a FIP of 4.6. During his career, Lauer has allowed 342 base knocks while he has totaled 291 punch outs in 310 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-217)
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