Oakland Athletics vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Sunday, June 6, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (-110) Colorado (+100)
Coors Field is the site where German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (23-35, 4th in NL West) will play the Oakland Athletics (34-25, 1st in AL West) on Sunday. The Athletics open this matchup at -110 while the Rockies are priced at +100. The O/U opens at 12. The men taking the mound will be James Kaprielian and German Marquez.
As a team, the Oakland Athletics are compiling 4.4 runs/g, which has them sitting at 15th in the league. They have accounted for 258 runs while having a team OBP of .315. The Athletics have tallied 100 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 75 baseballs out of the stadium. They have recorded 240 runs batted in in addition to 442 hits so far this season, while their average at the plate sits at .231. Oakland is slugging .409 and have struck out 518 times, while taking a walk on 213 occasions.
The Athletics have an earned run average of 4.00 on the year (14th in the league), and their staff has rung up 490 hitters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.04 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.28. Athletics pitchers have given up 59 home runs and also 253 total runs (18th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 161 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.76 as a squad over the course of the season.
The Athletics relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 70.0% and has entered the game in 45 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 68 base runners this season and 36.8% of those runners earned a run for their team. Athletics pitchers have come into the game with players on base 44 times and also have had 50 appearances in high leverage situations. The Athletics have dispatched 177 relievers to the mound so far this year. The relief pitchers have tallied 25 holds this year (20th in MLB). They have accumulated 14 saves on the year and have not converted 6 of 20 save chances.
The Oakland Athletics have accounted for 1,568 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 448 assists and 31 errors. Their fielding rate is at .985 which is 8th in the majors, and have 411 double plays. The Athletics have converted 68.7% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 4,704 innings on the field, ranking them 23rd in baseball.
Kaprielian (2-0 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 5.22 while going up against 107 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 19 base hits (6.8 hits per nine innings) and has 11 free passes. His ERA is 3.60 (10 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.200. Kaprielian has thrown 25 innings and has tallied 26 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career.
The Colorado Rockies have a team on-base percentage of .308 in addition to a batting average of .241 on the year. They have been called out on strikes on 494 occasions (18th in the league) and have totaled 458 hits. Colorado has recorded 52 home runs over the course of the season as well as 238 RBIs. The Rockies hold a slugging % of .391 and they score 4.36 runs per outing (16th in the league). They have 96 doubles, while getting a free base 175 times as well as recording 253 runs.
The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.414 with a FIP of 4.58 as a pitching staff so far this year. They rank 25th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 480. The Colorado pitching staff have yielded 291 runs this season while having a team ERA of 4.76 (260 earned runs given up). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.01 (435 strikeouts against 216 walks). They have conceded 67 home runs and they surrender 5.32 runs per 9 innings (26th in MLB).
Sitting with 29 save situations, the Rockies have recorded 12 holds and also 9 blown saves. Colorado has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 17 save chances and they have recorded 8 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 54 times in high leverage situations and on 56 occasions with runners on. Colorado relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.4% out of 89 inherited runners. They rank 28th in baseball with a save percentage of 47.1%, and they have sent 186 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season.
In their 4,431 innings on the field, the Rockies are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 68.9% (21st in baseball). The Colorado Rockies have twisted 49 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .981 (25th in professional baseball). The Rockies have accrued 542 assists, 39 errors and have earned 1,477 putouts so far this year.
In his career, Marquez has conceded 691 base knocks while accumulating 709 strikeouts in 699 frames. Marquez (45-35 career record) has a 4.23 earned run average and has given up 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 329 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.281 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.46 and he has gone up against 2,961 opposing batters during his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oakland (-110)
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