San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/15/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-278) Colorado (+205)
Chi Chi Gonzalez and the Colorado Rockies (25-41, 4th in NL West) host the San Diego Padres (38-29, 3rd in NL West) at Coors Field on Tuesday. The Padres open this game at -278 while the Rockies are coming in at +205. The over/under is set at 11.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Yu Darvish and Chi Chi Gonzalez.
San Diego has a slugging percentage of .371 and have been called out on strikes 568 times, while drawing a walk on 261 occasions. They have earned 279 RBI's as well as 513 hits this season, while their batting average is sitting at .232. The Padres have recorded 85 doubles as a squad and have hit 68 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 297 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .317. As a team, the San Diego Padres are scoring 4.4 runs per game, which ranks them 13th in MLB.
Padres pitchers have surrendered 76 home runs and also 230 total runs (3rd in MLB). They have walked 204 hitters and their FIP is 3.71 as a squad on the campaign. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.39 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.10. The Padres have a team ERA of 2.97 over the course of the season (1st in the league), and their staff has rung up 692 hitters.
Padres relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on 41 times as well as having 61 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers are sitting with 37 holds this season (10th in the league). The Padres relievers have a save percentage of 68.8% and stepped onto the hill in 70 save situations. They have accumulated 22 saves on the campaign and have blown 10 out of their 32 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 54 runners over the course of the season and 25.9% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Padres have dispatched 242 relievers to the hill for the year.
The San Diego Padres have accumulated 1,801 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 561 assists and 45 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .981 which has them sitting 25th in the majors, and they have twisted 462 double plays. The Padres have turned 71.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of 5,403 innings, which has them ranked 6th in pro baseball.
Darvish (77-58 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.41 while he has gone up against 4,960 batters in the majors. He has allowed 962 hits (7.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 417 walks. His earned run average is 3.39 (454 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.143. Darvish has taken the mound for 1,206 innings and has racked up 1,484 strikeouts in his pro baseball career.
The Rockies hold a team slugging % of .385 and they score 4.23 runs per contest (17th in MLB). They have recorded 108 two-baggers, while getting a free base 193 times as well as scoring 279 runs. Colorado is sitting with 57 home runs this year to go along with 260 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 568 instances (17th in baseball) and have a total of 521 base hits. The Colorado Rockies have an on-base percentage of .307 in addition to a batting average of .241 so far this season.
The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.447 with a FIP of 4.63 as a pitching staff for the year. They are sitting at 26th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 571. The Colorado pitching staff have relinquished 345 runs for the year while having an ERA of 5.02 (312 earned runs yielded). Their K/BB ratio is 2.11 (501 strikeouts against 238 bases on balls). They have conceded 79 long balls and they yield 5.55 runs per 9 innings (29th in baseball).
Sitting with 35 save situations, the Rockies have compiled 16 holds and 9 blown saves. Colorado has called on relievers to enter the game in 19 save chances and they have come away with 10 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 59 times in high leverage situations and on 62 occasions with base runners. Colorado relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 41.2% out of 102 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 26th in MLB with a save rate of 52.6%, and they have dispatched 210 relievers to the mound so far this year.
In 5,034 innings played, the Rockies have earned a efficiency on defense of 67.8% (28th in MLB). The Colorado Rockies have turned 57 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (24th in baseball). The Rockies have 618 assists, 43 errors and have accounted for 1,678 putouts for the season.
So far in his pro baseball career, Gonzalez has allowed 215 base hits while earning 130 strikeouts in 213 innings pitched. Gonzalez (8-20 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 5.27 earned run average while allowing 9.1 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 125 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.472 and having a FIP of 5.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.31 and he has faced 942 opposing hitters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Diego (-278)
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