Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 5/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres
Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+195) San Diego (-263)
Petco Park is the venue where Joe Musgrove and the San Diego Padres (25-17, 2nd in NL West) will play the Colorado Rockies (15-27, 5th in NL West) on Wednesday. The Rockies open this game at +195 while the Padres are coming in at -263. The total is set at 8. The starting pitchers are Chi Chi Gonzalez and Joe Musgrove.
The Rockies have compiled 66 doubles as a squad and have smacked 41 baseballs out of the park. Colorado is slugging .397 and have been called out on strikes 360 times, while drawing a walk on 127 occasions. As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are compiling 4.7 runs/g, which is 7th in the league. They have 186 runs batted in and 343 base knocks so far this year, and their average at the plate is .246. They have accumulated 199 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .310.
The Rockies have a team earned run average of 5.18 over the course of the season (29th in the league), and their staff has struck out 311 batters. They have a K/BB ratio of 1.85 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.51. Rockies pitchers have given up 51 home runs and also 232 total runs (30th in baseball). They have walked 168 batters and their FIP is 4.77 as a team over the course of the season.
The Rockies relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 41.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 21 save situations. The relievers have inherited 70 runners on the campaign and 42.9% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Rockies bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 43 times and also have had 41 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 142 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The bullpen have tallied 9 holds for the season (30th in MLB). They have accumulated 5 saves so far this season and have missed out on 7 out of their 12 chances to get a save.
The Colorado Rockies have a tally of 1,080 putouts for the season, as well as 402 assists and 31 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .980 which has them ranked 27th in MLB, and they have turned 284 double plays. The Rockies have turned 67.4% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 3,240 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 28th in the majors.
Gonzalez (8-17 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 5.15 while he has faced 862 hitters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 190 base hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) and has 95 walks. His earned run average is 5.06 (110 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.457. Gonzalez has taken the ball for 195 innings and has tallied 116 K's thus far in his career.
The San Diego Padres hold a team OBP of .329 as well as a batting average of .240 this season. They have been rung up on 329 instances (25th in baseball) and have earned a total of 332 base knocks. San Diego has hit 40 HRs this year as well as 173 RBIs. The Padres hold a slugging % of .373 and they are scoring 4.38 runs per contest (15th in the league). They have notched 52 doubles, while walking 173 times and putting up 184 runs.
The Padres are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.112 and have a FIP of 3.63 as a team so far this season. They rank 7th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 288. The San Diego pitching staff have allowed 137 runs so far this year while holding a team ERA of 2.79 (116 earned runs yielded). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.36 (430 strikeouts vs 128 walks). They have surrendered 45 HR's and they yield 3.30 runs per 9 innings (1st in baseball).
San Diego has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 22 save opportunities and they have converted 16 saves. They are ranked 8th in MLB holding a save percentage of 72.7%, and they have sent 163 relievers to the hill for the year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 42 times in high leverage situations and also on 25 occasions with base runners. San Diego relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 23.1% out of their 39 inherited base runners. Sitting with 51 save situations, the Padres have amassed 28 holds and also 6 blown saves.
In 3,372 innings played, the Padres have a defensive efficiency of 71.1% (10th in professional baseball). The San Diego Padres have twisted 37 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .979 (28th in professional baseball). The Padres have 361 assists, 32 errors and are sitting with 1,124 putouts so far this season.
Thus far in his career, Musgrove has allowed 521 hits while earning 524 K's in 540 frames. He has surrendered 253 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.210 and a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.94 and he has gone up against 2,267 opposing batters during his pro baseball career. Musgrove (32-42 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.21 ERA while giving up 8.7 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Colorado (+195)
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