Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 7/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres
Date: Saturday, July 10, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+175) San Diego (-233)
German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (38-50, 4th in NL West) travel to Petco Park on Saturday where they'll take on the San Diego Padres (52-38, 3rd in NL West). The Padres open this game at -233 while the Rockies are priced at +175. The O/U is set at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers will be German Marquez and Joe Musgrove.
As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are knocking in 4.3 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 16th in the league. They have earned 382 runs and have an OBP of .312. The Rockies have tallied 148 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 82 baseballs out of the park. They have 361 RBI's and 712 base knocks for the season, while their average at the plate sits at .245. Colorado is slugging .395 and have been called out on strikes 732 times, while drawing a walk on 265 occasions.
The Rockies are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.70 so far this season (24th in the league), and they have struck out 671 batters. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.20 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.38. Rockies pitchers have relinquished 103 long balls and 433 runs in total (25th in baseball). They have walked 305 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.53 as a unit for the season.
The Rockies have sent 281 relievers to the mound for the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 121 base runners on the campaign with 42.1% of them crossed the plate. They have accumulated 14 saves on the year and have blown 15 out of their 29 chances to get a save. The Rockies bullpen have a save percentage of 48.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 60 save situations. The relievers have tallied 31 holds on the year (28th in MLB). Rockies relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 76 times and also have had 94 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Colorado Rockies have accumulated 2,268 putouts thus far, in addition to 862 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which is 19th in baseball, and they have turned 597 double plays. The Rockies have turned 68.9% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 6,804 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 20th in the majors.
Marquez (49-36 career record) holds a FIP of 3.79 and he has faced 3,114 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 716 base hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) with 213 free passes. His earned run average is 4.15 (341 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.256. Marquez has pitched in 739 frames and has totaled 745 punch outs in his pro baseball career.
San Diego has hit 110 home runs on the campaign as well as 403 RBIs. They have 136 two-baggers, while walking 346 times as well as putting up 423 runs. The San Diego Padres have accumulated a team OBP of .326 as well as a batting average of .242 so far this season. The Padres have a team SLG% of .407 and they are scoring 4.70 runs per contest (11th in baseball). They have struck out on 747 occasions (20th in the league) and are sitting with 721 base hits.
The Padres have a WHIP of 1.193 in addition to having a FIP of 3.88 as a unit this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.09 (869 strikeouts vs 281 walks). They are currently ranked 14th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 672. They have relinquished 101 home runs and they relinquish 3.89 runs per 9 innings (6th in the league). The San Diego pitching staff have given up 345 runs on the year and come in with a team ERA of 3.46 (307 earned runs surrendered).
With 105 save situations, the Padres have recorded 58 holds and also 15 blown saves. San Diego has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 45 save opportunities and they have walked away with 30 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 88 times in high leverage situations in addition to 54 occasions with runners on. San Diego relievers have an inherited score percentage of 24.3% of 74 inherited base runners. They are ranked 10th in the league with a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have sent 333 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond this year.
The San Diego Padres have twisted 79 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (25th in baseball). The Padres have racked up 789 assists, 58 errors and have earned a total of 2,398 putouts so far this season. In 7,194 innings played, the Padres have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 70.2% (10th in baseball).
Musgrove (34-44 career record) is the owner of a 4.11 earned run average and has conceded 8.4 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.97 and he has gone up against 2,465 hitters during his pro baseball career. He has conceded a total of 270 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.182 and a FIP of 3.8. During his career, Musgrove has surrendered 553 base knocks and he has 575 strikeouts in 590 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Diego (-233)
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