Milwaukee Brewers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/17/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-172) Colorado (+135)
German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (27-41, 4th in NL West) host the Milwaukee Brewers (38-29, 2nd in NL Central) at Coors Field on Thursday. The Brewers open this game at -172 while the Rockies are priced at +135. The O/U is set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Brandon Woodruff and German Marquez.
Milwaukee has a slugging % of .367 and have been rung up 663 times, while drawing a walk on 243 occasions. They have accrued 256 RBI's and 458 base knocks so far this season, and their average at the plate comes in at .210. The Brewers have tallied 88 doubles as a team and have knocked 80 baseballs out of the park. They have racked up 268 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .300. As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are notching 4.0 runs per game, which puts them at 21st in baseball.
Brewers pitchers have given up 77 long balls and 267 total runs (11th in MLB). They have walked 227 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.81 as a squad so far this season. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.07 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.17. The Brewers have a team earned run average of 3.62 on the year (9th in the league), and they have rung up 697 hitters.
The Brewers have sent 211 relief pitchers to the hill this year. The relief pitchers have inherited 53 base runners so far this year with 37.7% of them crossed home plate. They have 20 saves so far this season and have not converted 11 of their 31 save opportunities. The Brewers bullpen have a save rate of 64.5% and has entered the game in 68 save situations. The relievers have recorded 37 holds so far this year (8th in the league). Brewers relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 41 times and also have had 81 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have converted 71.3% of balls hit into play into outs in their 5,391 innings on the diamond, ranking them 7th in pro baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have amassed 1,797 putouts this year, in addition to 540 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which ranks 17th in the majors, and have accumulated 400 double plays.
Woodruff has taken the hill for 363 innings and has accumulated 410 K's so far in his MLB career. Woodruff (24-13 mark in his career) has a FIP of 3.12 and he has gone up against 1,454 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.17 (128 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.042. He has conceded 286 base knocks (7.1 hits per 9 innings) and has 93 free passes.
Colorado has tallied 59 home runs on the year and 271 runs batted in. They have hit 113 doubles, while taking a walk 199 times as well as earning 290 runs. The Colorado Rockies are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .308 and a batting average of .243 this year. The Rockies have a slugging percentage of .390 and they are recording 4.26 runs per contest (15th in the league). They have been rung up on 582 occasions (18th in the league) and have tallied 541 hits.
The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.426 and have a FIP of 4.61 as a unit on the season. They come in at 25th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 583. The Colorado pitching staff have relinquished 351 runs for the year while having an ERA of 4.96 (318 earned runs allowed). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.13 (511 strikeouts against 240 walks). They have given up 81 homers and they surrender 5.47 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league).
Colorado bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 41.2% of 102 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 61 times in high leverage situations in addition to 62 occasions with runners on. With 37 save situations, the Rockies have accumulated 17 holds and 9 blown saves. They are currently ranked 22nd in the league holding a save rate of 55.0%, and they have dispatched 214 bullpen pitchers to the hill so far this season. Colorado has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 20 save chances and they have come away with 11 saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 61 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (23rd in the majors). The Rockies have accrued 651 assists, 43 errors and have earned 1,732 putouts over the course of the season. In their 5,196 innings played, the Rockies are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 68.2% (24th in MLB).
During his MLB career, Marquez has allowed 707 base hits while accumulating 720 punch outs in 710 innings pitched. Marquez (46-36 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 4.28 ERA while giving up 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed a total of 338 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.288 and having a FIP of 3.8. His K/BB ratio is 3.46 and he has faced 3,013 hitters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Colorado (+135)
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