Colorado Rockies vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 6/22/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+115) Seattle (-152)
Kyle Freeland and the Colorado Rockies (30-43, 4th in NL West) go to T-Mobile Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the Seattle Mariners (38-36, 3rd in AL West). The odds on this contest have the Rockies priced at +115 and the Mariners are at -152. The O/U opens at 7.5. The men taking the mound will be Kyle Freeland and Chris Flexen.
The Rockies have hit 124 doubles as a unit and have hit 67 baseballs out of the stadium. Colorado has a slugging rate of .398 and have struck out 620 times, while drawing a walk on 215 occasions. As a unit, the Colorado Rockies are notching 4.4 runs per game, which puts them at 14th in the league. They have amassed 303 RBI's as well as 596 hits on the year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .248. They have a total of 322 runs scored while having a team OBP of .312.
The Rockies have an ERA of 4.97 for the year (28th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 541 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.06 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.43. Rockies pitchers have allowed 87 long balls and also 379 total runs (29th in baseball). They have walked 263 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.66 as a team on the year.
Rockies relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 68 times in addition to having 71 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have earned 22 holds so far this season (29th in baseball). The Rockies bullpen have recorded a save rate of 47.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 45 save situations. They have compiled 11 saves for the year and have blown 12 out of their 23 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 109 base runners this year and 42.2% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Rockies have dispatched 235 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
The Rockies have converted 68.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of 5,610 innings on the field, which has them sitting 24th in baseball. The Colorado Rockies have earned 1,870 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 717 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .981 which has them sitting 26th in the majors, and have 487 double plays.
Freeland (33-34 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.70 while he has gone up against 2,415 hitters in the major leagues. He has allowed 590 hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 206 walks. His ERA is 4.37 (269 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.437. Freeland has taken the ball for 554 innings and is sitting with 417 punch outs during his pro baseball career.
The Seattle Mariners have earned an on-base percentage of .291 as well as a batting average of .216 this year. They have struck out on 707 instances (3rd in baseball) and have earned 515 base hits. Seattle has hit 85 home runs this season as well as 291 runs batted in. The Mariners hold a slugging % of .377 and they are recording 4.05 runs per game (21st in MLB). They have hit 118 doubles, while getting a free base 227 times and putting up 300 runs.
The Seattle pitching staff have allowed 346 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 4.46 (321 earned runs allowed). They have surrendered 84 long balls and they relinquish 4.81 runs per 9 innings (19th in baseball). The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.287 with a FIP of 4.26 as a pitching staff this season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.53 (597 strikeouts against 236 walks). They are sitting at 21st in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 597.
Seattle relievers have an inherited score percentage of 34.7% out of their 95 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 84 times in high leverage situations in addition to 70 occasions with runners on. With 77 save situations, the Mariners have earned 45 holds in addition to 14 blown saves. They sit at 22nd in baseball with a save rate of 56.3%, and they have sent 251 relievers to the hill so far this season. Seattle has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 32 save chances and they have converted 18 saves.
The Seattle Mariners have turned 75 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .983 (15th in the majors). The Mariners have 676 assists, 44 errors and have earned a total of 1,943 putouts on the campaign. Out of their 5,829 innings on the diamond, the Mariners are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (12th in pro baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Flexen has allowed 166 hits while earning 93 punch outs in 135 innings. He has surrendered a total of 92 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.710 and having a FIP of 5.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.41 and he has faced 620 batters thus far in his career. Flexen (9-14 career win-loss mark) has a 6.10 ERA while allowing 11.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (-152)
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