Colorado Rockies vs New York Mets Prediction, 5/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs New York Mets
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
Citi Field is the site where Joey Lucchesi and the New York Mets (22-20, 1st in NL East) will play the Colorado Rockies (19-30, 4th in NL West) on Thursday.
Colorado has a slugging percentage of .395 and have struck out 431 times, while taking a walk on 145 occasions. They have recorded 208 RBI's as well as 387 hits on the season, while their average at the plate sits at .240. The Rockies have hit 78 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 49 baseballs out of the stadium. They have tallied 222 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .304. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are knocking in 4.5 runs per game, which has them at 14th in baseball.
The Rockies have a team ERA of 4.79 so far this year (25th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 374 batters. They have walked 187 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.61 as a team over the course of the season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.00 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.45. Rockies pitchers have given up 58 long balls in addition to 252 runs in total (27th in MLB).
The Rockies have sent 162 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 79 base runners this year and 41.8% of those players ended up crossing the plate. They have 7 saves this season and have blown 8 of 15 save opportunities. The Rockies relief pitchers have a save rate of 46.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 26 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 11 holds for the season (30th in the league). Rockies relief pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 49 times in addition to having 50 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Colorado Rockies have earned a total of 1,264 putouts this season, in addition to 461 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .980 which has them sitting 28th in MLB, and have a total of 330 double plays. The Rockies have transformed 68.1% of balls hit into play into outs in their 3,792 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 26th in MLB.
Senzatela has taken the hill for 469 innings and has earned 316 punch outs during his career. His ERA is 5.00 (261 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.435. He has given up 509 base knocks (9.8 hits per nine innings) and has 165 free passes. Senzatela (33-29 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 4.73 and he has faced 2,048 batters during his time in the majors.
The Mets have a slugging percentage of .343 and they tally 3.40 runs per contest (29th in MLB). They have 52 doubles, while taking a walk 141 times and putting up 143 runs. New York is sitting with 33 home runs on the campaign and 136 runs batted in. They have struck out on 360 occasions (29th in baseball) and have a total of 304 base hits. The New York Mets have compiled an on-base percentage of .308 and a team batting average of .225 this season.
The Mets hold a team WHIP of 1.133 and have a FIP of 3.11 as a team for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.45 (407 strikeouts vs 118 free passes). They come in at 1st in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 288. They have conceded 31 HR's and they allow 3.89 runs per 9 innings (7th in the league). The New York pitching staff have given up 155 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.19 (127 earned runs allowed).
New York has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 18 save opportunities and they have come away with 11 saves. They rank 15th in MLB holding a save percentage of 61.1%, and they have dispatched 134 relievers to the hill on the campaign. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 48 times in high leverage situations and also on 32 occasions with runners on. New York relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 38.5% out of 52 inherited runners. With 35 save situations, the Mets have earned 17 holds and 7 blown saves.
In 3,228 innings on the field, the Mets have earned a efficiency on defense of 69.6% (13th in professional baseball). The New York Mets have turned 31 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .983 (17th in the majors). The Mets have 340 assists, 24 errors and have 1,076 putouts for the year.
So far in his career, Lucchesi has given up 302 hits while accumulating 333 K's in 319 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 156 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.279 and a FIP of 4.1. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.14 and he has faced 1,351 batters thus far in his career. Lucchesi (19-23 win-loss record in his career) holds a 4.40 ERA while surrendering 8.5 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado
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