San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/14/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Monday, June 14, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-161) Colorado (+125)
Ryan Weathers and the San Diego Padres (37-29, 3rd in NL West) head to Coors Field on Monday where they'll take on the Colorado Rockies (25-40, 4th in NL West). The Rockies open this matchup at +125 while the Padres are coming in at -161. The O/U has been set at 11. The starting pitchers are Ryan Weathers and Austin Gomber.
As a team, the San Diego Padres are compiling 4.4 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 14th in the league. They have notched a total of 290 runs and have an OBP of .316. The Padres have hit 85 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 65 balls out of the park. They have recorded 272 RBI's in addition to 504 base knocks this season, and their batting average is sitting at .231. San Diego has a slugging percentage of .368 and have struck out 558 times, while drawing a walk on 255 occasions.
Padres pitchers have conceded 75 home runs and 227 runs (4th in the league). They have walked 203 opposing players and their FIP is 3.73 as a team so far this year. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.34 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.11. The Padres are sitting with a team ERA of 2.98 this year (1st in MLB), and they have struck out 679 hitters.
Padres relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 40 times and also have had 61 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen are sitting with 37 holds on the season (9th in the league). The Padres relievers have a save rate of 68.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 70 save situations. They have tallied 22 saves this season and have blown 10 of 32 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 52 runners so far this season and 26.9% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Padres have sent 238 relievers to the mound so far this year.
The San Diego Padres have a tally of 1,774 putouts thus far, as well as 554 assists and 44 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .981 which has them ranked 24th in professional baseball, and have earned 457 double plays. The Padres have converted 71.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 5,322 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 6th in pro baseball.
Weathers has taken the ball for 44 innings and has racked up 33 strikeouts thus far in his career. Weathers (3-2 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.08 and he has gone up against 172 hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 2.44 (12 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.015. He has allowed 32 base knocks (6.5 hits per nine innings) and has had 13 free passes.
The Rockies have a team SLG% of .386 and they score 4.26 runs per outing (16th in the league). They have put up 107 doubles, while walking 187 times as well as racking up 277 runs. Colorado has accumulated 56 home runs so far this year to go along with 258 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 555 occasions (19th in baseball) and have tallied 515 base hits. The Colorado Rockies have compiled a team OBP of .306 as well as a team batting average of .242 for the year.
The Rockies hold a team WHIP of 1.450 and have a FIP of 4.63 as a squad over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.09 (495 strikeouts vs 237 bases on balls). They rank 28th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 562. They have surrendered 78 homers and they yield 5.54 runs per 9 innings (29th in MLB). The Colorado pitching staff have surrendered 339 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 5.00 (306 earned runs yielded).
Colorado has had relievers step onto the hill in 19 save opportunities and they have tallied 10 saves. They rank 25th in baseball with a save rate of 52.6%, and they have sent 208 relievers onto the diamond for the season. Their relief pitchers have come in 59 times in high leverage situations in addition to 61 occasions with runners on. Colorado relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 40.0% out of 100 inherited base runners. With 35 save situations, the Rockies have recorded 16 holds and 9 blown saves.
The Colorado Rockies have twisted 56 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .981 (25th in baseball). The Rockies have recorded 607 assists, 43 errors and have amassed 1,654 putouts on the season. In 4,962 innings on the field, the Rockies hold a defensive efficiency of 67.8% (28th in MLB).
So far in his career, Gomber has surrendered 154 hits while earning 165 punch outs in 172 innings pitched. Gomber (12-8 record in his career) has earned a 3.81 earned run average and has surrendered 8.0 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 73 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.300 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.36 and he has faced 735 batters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Diego (-161)
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