San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 8/17/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: San Diego (+110) Colorado (-135)
Coors Field is the site where German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (52-66, 4th in NL West) will take on the San Diego Padres (67-53, 3rd in NL West) on Tuesday. The Rockies open this matchup at -135 while the Padres are priced at +110. The total opens at 11. The men taking the mound will be Nabil Crismatt and German Marquez.
The Padres have hit 192 doubles as a unit and have hit 141 baseballs out of the park. San Diego has a slugging % of .411 and have been rung up 994 times, while taking a walk on 450 occasions. As a team, the San Diego Padres are scoring 4.7 runs per game, which has them at 10th in baseball. They have accounted for 540 runs batted in and 980 hits this year, while their batting average comes in at .247. They have a total of 567 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .328.
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The Padres have an earned run average of 3.66 on the season (7th in the league), and they have rung up 1,148 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 373 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.92 as a team for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.08 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.24. Padres pitchers have relinquished 136 home runs and also 477 runs in total (8th in the league).
The Padres relievers have a save percentage of 64.4% and has stepped onto the mound in 139 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 103 runners for the season and 25.2% of them crossed home plate. Padres relief pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 72 times as well as having 113 appearances in high leverage situations. The Padres have dispatched 448 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season. The relief pitchers have 78 holds this year (2nd in the league). They have tallied 38 saves this season and have blown 21 of their 59 chances to save the game.
The Padres have converted 69.2% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 9,546 innings, which has them sitting 20th in MLB. The San Diego Padres have a total of 3,182 putouts this year, as well as 1,061 assists and 66 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which is 14th in MLB, and they have twisted 829 double plays.
Crismatt has thrown 63 frames and has accumulated 57 punch outs in his MLB career. Crismatt (2-1 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.25 while he has gone up against 274 hitters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 3.25 (23 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.319. He has conceded 66 base knocks (9.3 hits per nine innings) and has 18 walks.
Colorado has knocked in 125 home runs on the year as well as 500 RBIs. They have 199 doubles, while taking a walk 361 times and scoring 525 runs. The Colorado Rockies have accumulated an on-base percentage of .316 and a batting average of .248 so far this year. The Rockies have a team slugging % of .406 and they earn 4.45 runs per contest (16th in baseball). They have struck out on 981 occasions (24th in MLB) and have tallied 973 hits.
The Rockies have a WHIP of 1.374 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.35 as a squad for the season. They come in at 24th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 1,003. The Colorado pitching staff have allowed 572 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 4.71 (532 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.39 (941 strikeouts against 393 bases on balls). They have conceded 135 homers and they give up 5.07 runs per 9 innings (22nd in MLB).
Colorado relievers hold an inherited score rate of 39.7% out of 146 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 109 times in high leverage situations in addition to 93 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 83 save situations, the Rockies have recorded 42 holds and also 19 blown saves. They are currently ranked 26th in MLB with a save rate of 53.7%, and they have dispatched 375 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. Colorado has had relief pitchers enter the game in 41 save opportunities and they have earned 22 saves.
In 9,144 innings on the field, the Rockies have earned a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (26th in MLB). The Colorado Rockies have twisted 102 double plays and have a fielding rate of .986 (9th in baseball). The Rockies have accrued 1,102 assists, 61 errors and have notched a total of 3,048 putouts this year.
Marquez (52-39 mark in his career) has earned a 4.16 earned run average while giving up 8.7 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.53 and he has gone up against 3,258 hitters so far in his career. He has surrendered 358 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.253 and a FIP of 3.8. In his MLB career, Marquez has allowed 748 base knocks while he has earned 787 strikeouts in 775 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Diego (+110)
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