San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-227) Colorado (+170)
Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres (38-30, 3rd in NL West) travel to Coors Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the Colorado Rockies (26-41, 4th in NL West). The Rockies open this contest at +170 while the Padres are coming in at -227. The O/U opens at 11. The pitchers who are expected to start are Blake Snell and Kyle Freeland.
As a squad, the San Diego Padres are notching 4.4 runs per outing, which is 14th in MLB. They have a total of 299 runs scored and have an OBP of .315. The Padres have accrued 87 two-baggers as a team and have hit 69 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 281 RBI's and 518 hits on the year, while their team batting average comes in at .231. San Diego is slugging .371 and have been called out on strikes 573 times, while being walked on 261 occasions.
The Padres have compiled a team ERA of 2.97 on the year (1st in MLB), and their staff has rung up 698 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 207 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 3.72 as a unit so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.37 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.11. Padres pitchers have allowed 77 long balls and 233 total runs (4th in baseball).
The Padres bullpen have a save percentage of 68.8% and stepped onto the hill in 70 save situations. The relievers have inherited 54 base runners so far this season and 25.9% of them ended up scoring. Padres bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 41 times and also have had 61 appearances in high leverage situations. The Padres have sent 244 relief pitchers to the mound this year. The relief pitchers have earned 37 holds on the year (10th in baseball). They have compiled 22 saves on the season and have not converted 10 of 32 save opportunities.
The Padres have turned 71.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,475 innings on the field, which ranks them 6th in pro baseball. The San Diego Padres are sitting with 1,825 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 571 assists and 45 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .982 which has them sitting 25th in baseball, and they have twisted 470 double plays.
Snell has taken the ball for 614 frames and has accumulated 732 punch outs during his pro baseball career. Snell (44-33 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 3.54 and he has gone up against 2,551 opposing batters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.40 (232 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.259. He has given up 506 hits (7.4 hits per nine innings) and has had 267 walks.
The Rockies have a team slugging % of .385 and they have an average of 4.21 runs per game (17th in the league). They have notched 109 doubles, while getting a free base 196 times and recording 282 runs. Colorado has a total of 58 home runs so far this year and 263 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 574 occasions (18th in MLB) and have notched a total of 529 base hits. The Colorado Rockies hold a team OBP of .307 as well as a team batting average of .242 so far this year.
The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 347 runs for the year while holding an ERA of 4.97 (314 earned runs given up). They have conceded 80 home runs and they surrender 5.50 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league). The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.433 and have a FIP of 4.61 as a squad over the course of the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.13 (506 strikeouts against 238 walks). They are currently ranked 25th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 576.
Colorado bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 41.2% out of their 102 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 59 times in high leverage situations in addition to 62 occasions with runners on. With 36 save situations, the Rockies have earned 16 holds and also 9 blown saves. They are currently ranked 24th in MLB holding a save percentage of 55.0%, and they have dispatched 211 relievers to the mound for the year. Colorado has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 20 save opportunities and they have converted 11 saves.
Out of their 5,115 innings played, the Rockies have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 68.1% (26th in pro baseball). The Colorado Rockies have twisted 58 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .982 (24th in MLB). The Rockies have recorded 634 assists, 43 errors and have amassed 1,705 putouts this season.
Freeland (33-34 career mark) holds a 4.32 ERA while giving up 9.5 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.03 and he has gone up against 2,394 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. He has allowed a total of 264 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.426 and having a FIP of 4.7. So far in his MLB career, Freeland has given up 581 hits and he has 414 punch outs in 550 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take San Diego (-227)
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