Milwaukee Brewers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/18/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Friday, June 18, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-250) Colorado (+185)
Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies (28-41, 4th in NL West) host the Milwaukee Brewers (38-30, 2nd in NL Central) at Coors Field on Friday. The line on this matchup has the Brewers priced at -250 and the Rockies are at +185. The over/under opens at 9. The pitchers who are expected to start are Corbin Burnes and Antonio Senzatela.
The Brewers have compiled 90 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 80 balls out of the park. Milwaukee is slugging .365 and have struck out 680 times, while drawing a walk on 245 occasions. As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are notching 4.0 runs per outing, which ranks them 22nd in the league. They have accumulated 257 runs batted in as well as 463 hits so far this season, while their batting average is .210. They have accumulated 269 runs and hold an OBP of .299.
Brewers pitchers have conceded 77 home runs and 269 runs in total (10th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 229 hitters and their FIP is 3.78 as a team so far this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.08 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.16. The Brewers hold a team ERA of 3.60 this year (9th in the league), and their staff has struck out 705 batters.
The Brewers relievers have recorded a save percentage of 64.5% and has come into the game in 68 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 53 runners for the season with 37.7% of them crossed the plate. Brewers bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 41 times and also have had 81 appearances in high leverage situations. The Brewers have sent 212 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. The relief pitchers have recorded 37 holds on the year (8th in baseball). They have accumulated 20 saves so far this season and have blown 11 of 31 save opportunities.
The Milwaukee Brewers have accumulated 1,824 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 549 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which puts them in 14th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 407 double plays. The Brewers have transformed 71.3% of balls hit into play into outs in their 5,472 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 6th in MLB.
Burnes (15-10 career mark) has earned a FIP of 2.99 while facing 873 hitters in the majors. He has surrendered 178 base knocks (7.6 hits per nine innings) with 65 walks. His ERA is 3.81 (89 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.157. Burnes has taken the ball for 210 innings and has earned 295 K's in his MLB career.
The Colorado Rockies have a team on-base percentage of .310 as well as a team batting average of .245 for the season. They have been rung up on 587 occasions (18th in MLB) and have tallied 554 hits. Colorado has accounted for 61 home runs for the season as well as 279 RBIs. The Rockies have a SLG% of .394 and they average 4.32 runs per contest (15th in MLB). They have put up 117 doubles, while walking 202 times and racking up 298 runs.
The Rockies hold a team WHIP of 1.431 in addition to having a FIP of 4.66 as a unit this year. They come in at 26th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 594. The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 358 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 4.98 (324 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.11 (518 strikeouts against 245 walks). They have given up 84 dingers and they concede 5.50 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league).
Colorado relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 40.8% out of 103 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 63 times in high leverage situations in addition to 63 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 40 save situations, the Rockies have 19 holds and 10 blown saves. They rank 25th in the league with a save percentage of 52.4%, and they have dispatched 218 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the season. Colorado has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 21 save opportunities and they have walked away with 11 saves.
The Colorado Rockies have twisted 62 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .982 (23rd in the majors). The Rockies have recorded 661 assists, 44 errors and have accounted for 1,759 putouts so far this year. In 5,277 innings on the diamond, the Rockies have earned a efficiency on defense of 68.1% (25th in baseball).
So far in his career, Senzatela has allowed 537 hits while earning 334 strikeouts in 493 innings pitched. Senzatela (34-32 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.98 ERA while giving up 9.8 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered a total of 273 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.431 and having a FIP of 4.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.98 and he has gone up against 2,150 hitters during his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado (+185)
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