Seattle Mariners vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 7/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+130) Colorado (-167)
Coors Field is the venue where German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (41-53, 4th in NL West) will take on the Seattle Mariners (50-44, 3rd in AL West) on Tuesday. The Rockies open this contest at -167 while the Mariners are priced at +130. The total has been set at 10.5. The men taking the mound are Marco Gonzales and German Marquez.
As a unit, the Seattle Mariners are scoring 4.1 runs per game, which is 22nd in MLB. They have earned a total of 388 runs while having a team OBP of .295. The Mariners have compiled 132 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 115 balls out of the stadium. They have 374 RBI's and 666 hits over the course of the season, while their batting average is sitting at .219. Seattle is slugging .380 and have been called out on strikes 896 times, while drawing a walk on 296 occasions.
The Mariners are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.43 so far this season (20th in baseball), and they have struck out 777 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.63 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.29. Mariners pitchers have relinquished 106 home runs and also 439 runs (20th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 295 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.19 as a squad on the year.
Mariners relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 91 times as well as having 101 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have earned 51 holds so far this season (8th in the league). The Mariners relievers have accumulated a save rate of 59.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 93 save situations. They have 25 saves on the year and have blown 17 out of their 42 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 124 base runners over the course of the season and 30.6% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Mariners have sent 322 relief pitchers to the hill for the year.
The Mariners have turned 69.4% of balls in play into outs out of their 7,422 innings, which ranks them 17th in professional baseball. The Seattle Mariners have 2,474 putouts so far this season, as well as 839 assists and 51 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .985 which has them sitting 10th in the majors, and they have turned 683 double plays.
Gonzales (42-32 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 4.15 while he has faced 2,433 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. He has conceded 601 base knocks (9.4 hits per 9 innings) and has had 149 walks. His ERA is 4.27 (272 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.308. Gonzales has taken the mound for 573 innings and is sitting with 469 punch outs during his MLB career.
The Colorado Rockies have a team OBP of .311 in addition to a batting average of .244 this season. They have been rung up on 780 instances (22nd in baseball) and have tallied 756 base knocks. Colorado has knocked in 86 home runs this year to go along with 379 runs batted in. The Rockies have a slugging percentage of .390 and they average 4.28 runs per game (17th in baseball). They have put up 156 doubles, while getting a free base 283 times and notching 402 runs.
The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.377 and have a FIP of 4.48 as a unit for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.25 (727 strikeouts vs 323 bases on balls). They are sitting at 24th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 792. They have allowed 110 dingers and they relinquish 5.13 runs per 9 innings (25th in MLB). The Colorado pitching staff have given up 462 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 4.70 (423 earned runs yielded).
Sitting with 66 save situations, the Rockies have amassed 33 holds in addition to 17 blown saves. Colorado has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 33 save opportunities and they have recorded 16 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 99 times in high leverage situations in addition to 79 occasions with runners on. Colorado bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 43.5% of 124 inherited runners. They are ranked 28th in the league holding a save percentage of 48.5%, and they have sent 299 relievers onto the diamond this year.
The Colorado Rockies have twisted 85 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (16th in MLB). The Rockies have 905 assists, 56 errors and have notched a total of 2,430 putouts so far this season. In 7,290 innings on the field, the Rockies have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 68.8% (22nd in the majors).
So far in his career, Marquez has surrendered 719 base knocks while earning 754 punch outs in 746 frames. Marquez (50-36 career mark) holds a 4.11 earned run average and has given up 8.7 hits per nine innings. He has given up 341 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.250 and a FIP of 3.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.52 and he has faced 3,137 hitters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (-167)
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