Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 5/17/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres
Date: Monday, May 17, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Petco Park is the site where Yu Darvish and the San Diego Padres (21-17, 2nd in NL West) will take on the Colorado Rockies (14-24, 5th in NL West) on Monday.
Colorado has a slugging % of .400 and have been rung up 314 times, while being walked on 114 occasions. They have recorded 170 RBI's and 307 hits on the campaign, and their average at the plate comes in at .246. The Rockies have hit 57 two-baggers as a team and have hit 39 baseballs out of the park. They have earned a total of 179 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .310. As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are scoring 4.7 runs per outing, which has them at 8th in MLB.
The Rockies have compiled a team ERA of 5.17 on the campaign (29th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 289 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 150 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.65 as a team for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.93 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.51. Rockies pitchers have yielded 46 home runs and also 206 runs in total (30th in baseball).
Rockies bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 34 times in addition to having 31 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have earned 7 holds over the course of the season (30th in the league). The Rockies relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 40.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 17 save situations. They have compiled 4 saves this season and have blown 6 of their 10 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 56 base runners for the season with 44.6% of those runners crossed home plate. The Rockies have dispatched 125 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign.
The Rockies have converted 67.4% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,898 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 27th in pro baseball. The Colorado Rockies have a tally of 966 putouts for the season, as well as 344 assists and 27 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .980 which ranks 26th in professional baseball, and have earned 265 double plays.
Gray (49-40 career record) has a FIP of 3.83 while he has gone up against 3,104 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has conceded 725 hits (9.0 hits per 9 innings) and has 241 free passes. His ERA is 4.49 (362 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.330. Gray has thrown 726 innings and is sitting with 736 K's in his career.
The Padres hold a team SLG% of .362 and they tally 4.05 runs per game (21st in the league). They have tallied 45 doubles, while taking a walk 144 times as well as racking up 154 runs. San Diego has hit 36 long balls over the course of the season to go along with 145 RBIs. They have been rung up on 311 occasions (22nd in baseball) and have earned 293 base knocks. The San Diego Padres have earned an on-base percentage of .315 in addition to a batting average of .233 on the season.
The San Diego pitching staff have surrendered 127 runs for the season while having an ERA of 2.82 (106 earned runs relinquished). They have surrendered 39 homers and they surrender 3.38 runs per 9 innings (1st in MLB). The Padres have a WHIP of 1.121 in addition to having a FIP of 3.50 as a team this season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 3.34 (398 strikeouts against 119 bases on balls). They rank 8th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 260.
Sitting with 44 save situations, the Padres have amassed 23 holds and 6 blown saves. San Diego has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 20 save chances and they have come away with 14 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 40 times in high leverage situations in addition to 24 occasions with runners on. San Diego relievers have an inherited score percentage of 23.7% out of their 38 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 10th in the league with a save percentage of 70.0%, and they have dispatched 150 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
The San Diego Padres have twisted 32 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .978 (28th in pro baseball). The Padres have accrued 330 assists, 30 errors and have a total of 1,016 putouts this year. In their 3,048 innings played, the Padres have a defensive efficiency of 70.6% (12th in professional baseball).
So far in his career, Darvish has given up 940 hits while totaling 1,451 strikeouts in 1,174 frames. Darvish (74-57 career mark) has a 3.41 ERA while allowing 7.2 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 445 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.150 and a FIP of 3.4. His K/BB ratio is 3.53 and he has faced 4,841 hitters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado
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