Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 7/30/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs San Diego Padres
Date: Friday, July 30, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+170) San Diego (-227)
Ryan Weathers and the San Diego Padres (59-45, 3rd in NL West) host the Colorado Rockies (44-58, 4th in NL West) at Petco Park on Friday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Rockies coming in at +170 and the Padres are at -227. The over/under opens at 8.5. The starting pitchers will be Jon Gray and Ryan Weathers.
Colorado is slugging .395 and have struck out 849 times, while drawing a walk on 312 occasions. They have 419 runs batted in and 826 base knocks on the campaign, and their team batting average is .244. The Rockies have recorded 169 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 98 baseballs out of the stadium. They have tallied 444 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .312. As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are putting up 4.4 runs per game, which has them sitting at 18th in baseball.
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The Rockies have an earned run average of 4.69 for the year (23rd in the league), and they have rung up 793 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.28 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.37. Rockies pitchers have yielded 124 long balls in addition to 498 runs in total (21st in baseball). They have walked 348 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.51 as a team for the season.
The Rockies relievers have recorded a save rate of 48.6% and has come into the game in 72 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 132 runners for the year and 42.4% of them earned a run for their team. Rockies relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 85 times as well as having 105 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rockies have dispatched 326 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The relief pitchers have earned 35 holds over the course of the season (29th in baseball). They have recorded 18 saves so far this year and have not converted 19 of their 37 save opportunities.
The Colorado Rockies are sitting with 2,637 putouts on the year, as well as 974 assists and 58 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .984 which has them sitting 15th in MLB, and have accumulated 692 double plays. The Rockies have converted 69.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of 7,911 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 22nd in pro baseball.
Gray has taken the mound for 778 innings and has earned 783 K's during his career. His ERA is 4.47 (387 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.326. He has given up 770 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has 262 free passes. Gray (51-43 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 3.89 and he has gone up against 3,325 hitters during his time in the majors.
San Diego has accumulated 126 long balls this season as well as 472 RBIs. They have 160 doubles, while taking a walk 400 times and notching 497 runs. The San Diego Padres have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .328 and a team batting average of .245 so far this season. The Padres have a slugging percentage of .410 and they score 4.78 runs per contest (10th in baseball). They have been rung up on 867 occasions (20th in MLB) and have notched a total of 842 base hits.
The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.221 and have a FIP of 3.93 as a unit on the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 3.00 (979 strikeouts vs 326 walks). They are sitting at 14th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 796. They have given up 116 long balls and they concede 3.98 runs per 9 innings (4th in MLB). The San Diego pitching staff have allowed 407 runs for the season while having an ERA of 3.54 (362 earned runs conceded).
Sitting with 121 save situations, the Padres have tallied 66 holds in addition to 18 blown saves. San Diego has had relief pitchers enter the game in 53 save chances and they have walked away with 35 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 99 times in high leverage situations and on 63 occasions with runners on. San Diego bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 23.6% out of their 89 inherited runners. They rank 8th in baseball with a save rate of 66.0%, and they have dispatched 386 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign.
The San Diego Padres have turned 91 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .982 (25th in pro baseball). The Padres have 919 assists, 66 errors and have a total of 2,759 putouts on the campaign. In their 8,277 innings played, the Padres have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.7% (12th in MLB).
During his pro baseball career, Weathers has allowed 51 hits while he has earned 46 punch outs in 62 innings. Weathers (4-2 career record) has earned a 2.73 earned run average while giving up 7.3 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered a total of 19 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.149 and a FIP of 4.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.19 and he has faced 252 batters so far in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Diego (-227)
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