San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 8/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Monday, August 16, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (-125) Colorado (+100)
Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies (52-65, 4th in NL West) host the San Diego Padres (66-53, 3rd in NL West) at Coors Field on Monday. The line on this contest has the Padres coming in at -125 and the Rockies are at +100. The O/U is set at 11.5. The expected starting pitchers are Ryan Weathers and Antonio Senzatela.
As a squad, the San Diego Padres are notching 4.7 runs per outing, which is 10th in the league. They are sitting with 559 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .326. The Padres have hit 189 doubles as a squad and have knocked 138 balls out of the stadium. They have accrued 533 RBI's in addition to 969 hits on the year, and their average at the plate is .247. San Diego owns a slugging percentage of .409 and have been rung up 986 times, while taking a walk on 440 occasions.
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The Padres have an ERA of 3.67 for the season (7th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 1,140 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.06 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.24. Padres pitchers have relinquished 135 long balls and 475 runs in total (9th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 372 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.93 as a team on the year.
Padres bullpen pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 72 times and also have had 112 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have 75 holds this season (2nd in MLB). The Padres relief pitchers have a save percentage of 64.4% and has entered the game in 136 save situations. They have recorded 38 saves for the year and have missed out on 21 of their 59 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 103 runners for the year with 25.2% of those players crossed the plate. The Padres have sent 442 relief pitchers to the mound on the season.
The Padres have turned 69.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of 9,465 innings on the field, which has them ranked 20th in MLB. The San Diego Padres have a tally of 3,155 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,050 assists and 66 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .985 which has them ranked 15th in professional baseball, and have earned 823 double plays.
Weathers has thrown 74 frames and has accumulated 56 punch outs during his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.72 (39 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.332. He has surrendered 73 hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 26 walks. Weathers (4-5 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 5.29 while going up against 311 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Colorado Rockies have recorded an OBP of .317 and a team batting average of .248 so far this season. They have struck out on 975 occasions (24th in baseball) and have earned 965 base knocks. Colorado is sitting with 125 long balls over the course of the season to go along with 498 RBIs. The Rockies have a team slugging percentage of .408 and they score 4.47 runs per contest (16th in baseball). They have 199 two-baggers, while getting a free base 360 times as well as scoring 523 runs.
The Colorado pitching staff have yielded 567 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 4.71 (528 earned runs surrendered). They have surrendered 135 homers and they surrender 5.06 runs per 9 innings (22nd in the league). The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.374 in addition to having a FIP of 4.38 as a staff over the course of the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.38 (931 strikeouts vs 392 walks). They are sitting at 23rd in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 993.
Colorado has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 41 save opportunities and they have come away with 22 saves. They rank 26th in MLB holding a save percentage of 53.7%, and they have dispatched 370 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond on the campaign. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 109 times in high leverage situations in addition to 91 occasions with runners on. Colorado relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.4% out of their 141 inherited base runners. With 83 save situations, the Rockies have 42 holds and 19 blown saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 100 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (9th in pro baseball). The Rockies have 1,094 assists, 60 errors and have 3,024 putouts so far this season. In 9,072 innings played, the Rockies have earned a efficiency on defense of 68.5% (25th in pro baseball).
During his pro baseball career, Senzatela has conceded 581 base knocks while accumulating 362 punch outs in 528 frames. He has given up a total of 290 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.432 and having a FIP of 4.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.07 and he has faced 2,302 hitters so far in his career. Senzatela (34-34 career record) has a 4.94 ERA and has surrendered 9.9 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (+100)
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