Miami Marlins vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 8/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Friday, August 6, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (+140) Colorado (-175)
German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (47-61, 4th in NL West) play the Miami Marlins (46-62, 5th in NL East) at Coors Field on Friday. The Marlins open this game at +140 while the Rockies are priced at -175. The O/U is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Trevor Rogers and German Marquez.
As a squad, the Miami Marlins are scoring 3.9 runs per game, which ranks them 27th in the league. They have a total of 420 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .302. The Marlins have earned 150 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 105 balls out of the park. They have tallied 397 runs batted in and 834 hits on the season, while their team batting average is .234. Miami has a slugging % of .374 and have been called out on strikes 1,022 times, while drawing a walk on 311 occasions.
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The Marlins have compiled a team ERA of 3.52 for the season (4th in the league), and they have struck out 916 batters. They have walked 339 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 3.78 as a squad so far this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.70 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.21. Marlins pitchers have conceded 94 long balls and 418 total runs (6th in baseball).
Marlins relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 76 times and also have had 123 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have 56 holds for the season (11th in the league). The Marlins relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 48.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 97 save situations. They have earned 20 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 21 out of their 41 save chances. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 112 base runners on the campaign and 39.3% of them crossed the plate. The Marlins have dispatched 396 relievers to the mound so far this year.
The Marlins have converted 70.1% of balls in play into outs out of 8,451 innings, which has them sitting 11th in baseball. The Miami Marlins have a total of 2,817 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 957 assists and 76 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .980 which ranks 30th in the majors, and they have twisted 733 double plays.
Rogers has taken the hill for 138 frames and is sitting with 168 strikeouts thus far in his career. His ERA is 3.20 (49 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.225. He has conceded 116 base knocks (7.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 53 free passes. Rogers (8-8 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 2.96 and he has gone up against 580 batters in the majors.
The Rockies have a team slugging % of .400 and they have an average of 4.41 runs per outing (15th in the league). They have put up 179 two-baggers, while getting a free base 326 times and scoring 472 runs. Colorado has accounted for 108 home runs on the year as well as 447 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 901 occasions (22nd in baseball) and have accounted for 871 base knocks. The Colorado Rockies hold a team OBP of .313 in addition to a batting average of .245 on the campaign.
The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.367 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.50 as a team on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 2.30 (836 strikeouts against 363 free passes). They are sitting at 23rd in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 897. They have surrendered 130 home runs and they surrender 5.10 runs per 9 innings (24th in the league). The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 522 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 4.70 (482 earned runs conceded).
Colorado has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 38 save opportunities and they have come away with 19 saves. They are ranked 27th in MLB holding a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have sent 340 relievers onto the field this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 105 times in high leverage situations and also on 86 occasions with base runners. Colorado relievers have an inherited score percentage of 41.8% of 134 inherited base runners. With 75 save situations, the Rockies have accumulated 37 holds in addition to 19 blown saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 94 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .985 (12th in the majors). The Rockies have accrued 1,023 assists, 59 errors and have accounted for 2,766 putouts on the season. Out of their 8,298 innings on the field, the Rockies have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.1% (22nd in pro baseball).
During his career, Marquez has conceded 738 base hits and he has 774 strikeouts in 765 innings pitched. He has conceded 350 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.252 and a FIP of 3.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.52 and he has faced 3,216 hitters thus far in his career. Marquez (51-38 career mark) has earned a 4.12 earned run average and has conceded 8.7 hits per 9 innings.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami (+140)
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