Colorado Rockies vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 6/23/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (-135) Seattle (+110)
German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (30-43, 4th in NL West) head to T-Mobile Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the Seattle Mariners (38-36, 3rd in AL West). The odds on this matchup have the Rockies coming in at -135 and the Mariners are at +110. The O/U is set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are German Marquez and Justus Sheffield.
Colorado owns a slugging percentage of .398 and have been called out on strikes 620 times, while drawing a walk on 215 occasions. They have compiled 303 runs batted in as well as 596 hits on the season, while their team batting average is .248. The Rockies have accrued 124 doubles as a squad and have hit 67 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accounted for 322 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .312. As a squad, the Colorado Rockies are knocking in 4.4 runs per game, which is 14th in MLB.
Rockies pitchers have conceded 87 long balls in addition to 379 runs (27th in MLB). They have walked 263 opposing players and their FIP is 4.65 as a team on the campaign. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.06 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.43. The Rockies have a team ERA of 4.97 on the campaign (28th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 541 batters.
Rockies relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 68 times as well as having 71 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have accumulated 22 holds for the season (29th in the league). The Rockies relievers have a save percentage of 47.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 45 save situations. They have earned 11 saves for the year and have missed out on 12 of their 23 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 109 base runners this season with 42.2% of them crossed home plate. The Rockies have sent 235 relievers to the mound on the year.
The Rockies have converted 68.1% of balls in play into outs out of 5,610 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 24th in pro baseball. The Colorado Rockies have earned 1,870 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 717 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .981 which has them sitting 26th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 487 double plays.
Marquez (47-36 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.82 while he has faced 3,035 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 708 base hits (8.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 211 walks. His earned run average is 4.24 (338 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.282. Marquez has taken the ball for 716 innings and is sitting with 722 strikeouts during his career.
The Seattle Mariners have compiled a team on-base percentage of .291 and a team batting average of .216 so far this year. They have been rung up on 707 occasions (4th in MLB) and have earned 515 base knocks. Seattle has knocked in 85 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 291 RBIs. The Mariners hold a slugging % of .377 and they score 4.05 runs per game (21st in baseball). They have put up 118 two-baggers, while walking 227 times and scoring 300 runs.
The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.287 and have a FIP of 4.26 as a squad so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.53 (597 strikeouts against 236 walks). They sit at 21st in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 597. They have given up 84 HR's and they give up 4.81 runs per 9 innings (19th in the league). The Seattle pitching staff have conceded 346 runs so far this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.46 (321 earned runs surrendered).
Seattle has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 32 save opportunities and they have tallied 18 saves. They rank 22nd in MLB with a save percentage of 56.3%, and they have sent 251 relievers to the mound this year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 84 times in high leverage situations and also on 70 occasions with runners on. Seattle relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 34.7% out of their 95 inherited runners. Sitting with 77 save situations, the Mariners have tallied 45 holds and also 14 blown saves.
In 5,829 innings played, the Mariners have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (13th in professional baseball). The Seattle Mariners have turned 75 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (16th in pro baseball). The Mariners have racked up 676 assists, 44 errors and have a total of 1,943 putouts on the season.
Thus far in his career, Sheffield has allowed 180 hits while tallying 134 K's in 157 frames. He has given up 87 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.567 and having a FIP of 4.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.00 and he has faced 708 batters so far in his MLB career. Sheffield (9-10 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.97 earned run average while surrendering 10.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Colorado (-135)
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