San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 5/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Jon Gray and the Colorado Rockies (12-22, 5th in NL West) host the San Diego Padres (19-16, 2nd in NL West) at Coors Field on Tuesday.
San Diego has a slugging rate of .364 and have struck out 288 times, while drawing a walk on 133 occasions. They have recorded 131 RBI's and 272 hits on the year, while their batting average is .233. The Padres have tallied 42 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 34 balls out of the park. They have a total of 139 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .315. As a unit, the San Diego Padres are earning 4.0 runs per game, which has them sitting at 24th in baseball.
Padres pitchers have conceded 38 home runs and 120 runs (4th in the league). They have walked 110 opposing players and their FIP is 3.53 as a team over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.44 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.11. The Padres are sitting with a team earned run average of 2.89 so far this season (1st in the league), and the staff has struck out 378 batters.
Padres bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 23 times in addition to having 37 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 23 holds this year (6th in the league). The Padres relief pitchers have a save percentage of 68.4% and has come into the game in 43 save situations. They have 13 saves this season and have blown 6 out of their 19 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 36 runners over the course of the season with 22.2% of them earned a run for their team. The Padres have sent 140 relievers to the hill on the campaign.
The Padres have converted 70.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,835 innings, which has them sitting at 12th in professional baseball. The San Diego Padres have accumulated 945 putouts on the campaign, as well as 304 assists and 29 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .977 which ranks 29th in baseball, and have a total of 255 double plays.
Darvish has taken the ball for 1,170 frames and has totaled 1,449 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. Darvish (74-57 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.41 while he has gone up against 4,826 batters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 3.42 (445 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.151. He has conceded 938 base knocks (7.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 410 free passes.
The Colorado Rockies have a team OBP of .305 and a team batting average of .242 for the season. They have been called out on strikes on 290 occasions (19th in baseball) and have accounted for 272 base hits. Colorado has accumulated 36 long balls for the year to go along with 152 runs batted in. The Rockies hold a slugging % of .398 and they are recording 4.68 runs per outing (11th in the league). They have 49 doubles, while getting a free base 98 times as well as scoring 159 runs.
The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 183 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 5.20 (167 earned runs allowed). They have given up 42 homers and they surrender 5.70 runs per 9 innings (30th in baseball). The Rockies have a WHIP of 1.522 with a FIP of 4.70 as a team for the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 1.91 (261 strikeouts vs 137 walks). They rank 28th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 303.
Sitting with 16 save situations, the Rockies have 7 holds in addition to 5 blown saves. Colorado has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 9 save chances and they have converted 4 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 28 times in high leverage situations and on 27 occasions with runners on. Colorado relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 34.8% out of 46 inherited base runners. They rank 26th in the league holding a save rate of 44.4%, and they have dispatched 113 relievers to the mound on the season.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 26 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .981 (20th in professional baseball). The Rockies have accrued 314 assists, 23 errors and have notched a total of 867 putouts for the season. In their 2,601 innings on the diamond, the Rockies have earned a efficiency on defense of 67.2% (28th in MLB).
Gray (49-39 career mark) has a 4.51 earned run average and has allowed 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.07 and he has gone up against 3,079 opposing hitters in his pro baseball career. He has given up a total of 361 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.332 and a FIP of 3.8. In his pro baseball career, Gray has allowed 722 base knocks and he has 730 K's in 720 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado
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