Texas Rangers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (+123) Colorado (-133)
German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (20-34, 4th in NL West) play the Texas Rangers (22-33, 5th in AL West) at Coors Field on Tuesday. The Rangers open this matchup at +123 while the Rockies are coming in at -133. The O/U opens at 10. The pitchers taking the mound are Dane Dunning and German Marquez.
The Rangers have accounted for 64 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 63 baseballs out of the stadium. Texas has a slugging % of .379 and have struck out 527 times, while taking a walk on 169 occasions. As a squad, the Texas Rangers are knocking in 4.0 runs per contest, which is 19th in MLB. They have tallied 209 runs batted in and 422 hits on the year, and their team batting average comes in at .231. They have accounted for 221 runs while having a team OBP of .302.
The Rangers hold a team earned run average of 4.46 on the season (23rd in MLB), and their staff has struck out 446 hitters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.64 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.35. Rangers pitchers have given up 67 home runs in addition to 254 runs in total (24th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 169 batters and their FIP comes in at 4.22 as a unit for the season.
The Rangers relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 66.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 34 save situations. The relievers have inherited 73 runners this season and 31.5% of them crossed home plate. Rangers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 46 times in addition to having 46 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rangers have dispatched 158 relievers to the mound for the season. The relievers have racked up 15 holds this season (28th in MLB). They have compiled 12 saves on the campaign and have blown 6 out of their 18 save opportunities.
The Rangers have transformed 68.1% of balls in play into outs in their 4,359 innings on the field, which has them sitting 26th in MLB. The Texas Rangers have a tally of 1,453 putouts for the season, in addition to 509 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .984 which ranks 14th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 402 double plays.
Dunning (4-4 mark in his career) has a FIP of 3.47 and he has faced 347 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 76 base knocks (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has had 30 walks. His earned run average is 4.43 (40 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.303. Dunning has taken the hill for 81 frames and has tallied 87 punch outs thus far in his career.
Colorado has recorded 49 home runs for the year as well as 214 RBIs. They have tallied 83 two-baggers, while getting a free base 164 times and notching 228 runs. The Colorado Rockies have compiled a team on-base percentage of .303 and a team batting average of .234 for the year. The Rockies have a team slugging % of .382 and they score 4.22 runs per game (16th in the league). They have struck out on 467 occasions (14th in MLB) and have accounted for 409 base knocks.
The Colorado pitching staff have conceded 271 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 4.80 (242 earned runs given up). They have relinquished 62 homers and they allow 5.37 runs per 9 innings (27th in the league). The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.442 in addition to having a FIP of 4.60 as a unit for the year. Their K/BB ratio is 1.97 (402 strikeouts against 204 walks). They are currently ranked 26th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 451.
Colorado has had relief pitchers enter the game in 15 save chances and they have earned 7 saves. They sit at 27th in the league with a save rate of 46.7%, and they have dispatched 173 relievers to the hill this season. Their relievers have come in 50 times in high leverage situations and on 50 occasions with runners on base. Colorado relievers hold an inherited score rate of 40.2% out of their 82 inherited base runners. With 26 save situations, the Rockies have accumulated 11 holds and also 8 blown saves.
The Colorado Rockies have twisted 47 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .981 (27th in professional baseball). The Rockies have accrued 498 assists, 36 errors and have accumulated 1,363 putouts so far this season. Out of their 4,089 innings played, the Rockies have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (24th in professional baseball).
Marquez (45-35 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 4.26 ERA while conceding 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.46 and he has gone up against 2,936 opposing hitters so far in his career. He has allowed a total of 328 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.288 and a FIP of 3.9. During his MLB career, Marquez has conceded 689 base knocks while earning 702 punch outs in 692 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado (-133)
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