Texas Rangers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/2/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (-116) Colorado (-105)
Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies (20-34, 4th in NL West) play the Texas Rangers (22-33, 5th in AL West) at Coors Field on Wednesday. The Rockies open this matchup at -105 while the Rangers are coming in at -116. The total has been set at 11.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Jordan Lyles and Antonio Senzatela.
As a team, the Texas Rangers are earning 4.0 runs/g, which is 19th in the league. They have accumulated 221 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .302. The Rangers have compiled 64 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 63 balls out of the park. They have compiled 209 RBI's as well as 422 hits for the season, while their average at the plate is sitting at .231. Texas has a slugging % of .379 and have struck out 527 times, while taking a walk on 169 occasions.
The Rangers hold a team earned run average of 4.46 this season (23rd in MLB), and their staff has rung up 446 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.64 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.35. Rangers pitchers have allowed 67 home runs and also 254 runs in total (23rd in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 169 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.23 as a team on the year.
The Rangers relievers have accumulated a save rate of 66.7% and has entered the game in 34 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 73 runners this year and 31.5% of them earned a run for their team. Rangers relief pitchers have come into the game with players on base 46 times as well as having 46 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rangers have dispatched 158 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The relief pitchers have notched 15 holds for the season (28th in the league). They have 12 saves for the year and have blown 6 of 18 save chances.
The Rangers have converted 68.1% of balls in play into outs out of their 4,359 innings on the field, which has them ranked 27th in pro baseball. The Texas Rangers have a tally of 1,453 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 509 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which ranks 13th in MLB, and have a total of 402 double plays.
Lyles has pitched in 1,023 innings and has racked up 784 K's in his career. Lyles (46-70 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.62 and he has faced 4,522 opposing hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 5.25 (597 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.446. He has allowed 1,123 base hits (9.9 hits per nine innings) and has 357 walks.
Colorado has tallied 49 home runs over the course of the season as well as 214 RBIs. They have 83 doubles, while taking a walk 164 times and earning 228 runs. The Colorado Rockies have accumulated an on-base percentage of .303 as well as a team batting average of .234 this year. The Rockies have a team slugging percentage of .382 and they average 4.22 runs per outing (16th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 467 occasions (19th in MLB) and have earned a total of 409 base hits.
The Rockies hold a team WHIP of 1.442 and have a FIP of 4.60 as a squad so far this year. They rank 25th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 451. The Colorado pitching staff have relinquished 271 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 4.80 (242 earned runs yielded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.97 (402 strikeouts against 204 bases on balls). They have surrendered 62 long balls and they concede 5.37 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league).
Colorado has had relief pitchers enter the game in 15 save opportunities and they have tallied 7 saves. They are ranked 27th in baseball with a save percentage of 46.7%, and they have sent 173 relievers to the mound over the course of the season. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 50 times in high leverage situations in addition to 50 occasions with runners on base. Colorado relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 40.2% out of their 82 inherited runners. With 26 save situations, the Rockies have earned 11 holds and 8 blown saves.
In 4,089 innings played, the Rockies hold a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (24th in the majors). The Colorado Rockies have twisted 47 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .981 (27th in baseball). The Rockies have accrued 498 assists, 36 errors and have 1,363 putouts on the season.
Senzatela (33-30 record in his career) holds a 5.00 earned run average and has conceded 9.7 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.91 and he has gone up against 2,065 batters in his pro baseball career. He has surrendered 263 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.436 and having a FIP of 4.7. During his MLB career, Senzatela has allowed 513 hits while he has totaled 319 strikeouts in 473 frames.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado (-105)
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