Washington Nationals vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 9/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Nationals vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Monday, September 27, 2021
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+180) Colorado (-256)
Coors Field is the venue where German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies (71-84, 4th in NL West) will play the Washington Nationals (64-92, 5th in NL East) on Monday. The line on this matchup has the Nationals priced at +180 and the Rockies are at -256. The total opens at 10.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Jon Gray and German Marquez.
The Nationals have tallied 257 two-baggers as a team and have hit 179 baseballs out of the stadium. Washington has a slugging % of .421 and have struck out 1,240 times, while taking a walk on 536 occasions. As a team, the Washington Nationals are putting up 4.5 runs per game, which is 15th in MLB. They have compiled 665 runs batted in and 1,336 base knocks on the year, while their team batting average comes in at .259. They have earned a total of 701 runs and have an OBP of .337.
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The Nationals have an ERA of 4.74 for the season (23rd in MLB), and they have rung up 1,286 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.54 and their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.35. Nationals pitchers have surrendered 236 home runs and also 778 total runs (24th in MLB). They have walked 506 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.83 as a squad for the season.
The Nationals have dispatched 524 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. The relievers have inherited 196 runners on the year and 38.8% of them ended up scoring. They have compiled 34 saves so far this year and have not converted 33 of 67 save opportunities. The Nationals relievers have recorded a save percentage of 50.7% and stepped onto the hill in 160 save situations. The bullpen have tallied 91 holds on the campaign (5th in MLB). Nationals bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 133 times and also have had 163 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Nationals have turned 69.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 11,763 innings, which has them sitting 13th in professional baseball. The Washington Nationals have a tally of 3,922 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,276 assists and 90 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .983 which ranks 23rd in MLB, and have earned 1,097 double plays.
Gray has taken the hill for 820 innings and is sitting with 837 strikeouts during his MLB career. His ERA is 4.52 (412 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.338. He has surrendered 818 hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) with 280 walks. Gray (53-48 career mark) sits with a FIP of 3.86 while facing 3,516 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
The Colorado Rockies have earned an OBP of .316 in addition to a batting average of .248 on the season. They have struck out on 1,288 occasions (23rd in baseball) and are sitting with 1,274 base hits. Colorado has 175 home runs on the year to go along with 676 runs batted in. The Rockies hold a team SLG% of .414 and they average 4.58 runs per game (12th in the league). They have put up 262 doubles, while walking 467 times as well as scoring 705 runs.
The Colorado pitching staff have given up 756 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 4.77 (708 earned runs yielded). They have given up 191 long balls and they surrender 5.10 runs per 9 innings (22nd in the league). The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.376 with a FIP of 4.48 as a squad this year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.39 (1,219 strikeouts vs 511 free passes). They rank 24th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 1,326.
Sitting with 126 save situations, the Rockies have recorded 68 holds in addition to 27 blown saves. Colorado has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 58 save chances and they have converted 31 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 157 times in high leverage situations in addition to 121 occasions with runners on. Colorado relievers hold an inherited score rate of 40.1% out of their 192 inherited base runners. They are ranked 26th in the league with a save rate of 53.4%, and they have dispatched 498 relievers onto the diamond on the campaign.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 131 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (5th in baseball). The Rockies have accrued 1,423 assists, 71 errors and have amassed 3,922 putouts so far this year. In their 11,766 innings on the field, the Rockies have earned a defensive efficiency of 68.8% (24th in pro baseball).
Thus far in his career, Marquez has given up 792 base knocks while he has totaled 812 K's in 809 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 383 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.268 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.47 and he has gone up against 3,414 hitters during his MLB career. Marquez (54-40 career mark) has earned a 4.26 ERA while surrendering 8.8 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Washington (+180)
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