Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/2/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Coors Field is the location where the Colorado Rockies (22-26) will take on the Atlanta Braves (23-27) on Thursday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Ian Anderson and Peter Lambert.
Atlanta owns a slugging percentage of .405 and have struck out 487 times, while drawing a walk on 151 occasions. They have earned 193 runs batted in in addition to 391 hits so far this season, while their average at the plate is at .235. The Braves have accounted for 94 doubles as a unit and have hit 62 baseballs out of the park. They have earned 207 runs while holding a team OBP of .304. As a team, the Atlanta Braves are compiling 4.1 runs per outing, which is 17th in baseball.
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Braves pitchers have surrendered 39 home runs and 223 runs (21st in the league). They have walked 185 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.62 as a squad for the year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.46 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.30. The Braves have an earned run average of 4.06 on the campaign (20th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 456 hitters.
Braves relief pitchers have come into the game with players on base 50 times in addition to having 59 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have earned 33 holds on the year (9th in the league). The Braves bullpen have accumulated a save rate of 60.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 58 save situations. They have recorded 15 saves so far this season and have missed out on 10 out of their 25 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 76 base runners so far this year with 42.1% of those players earned a run for their team. The Braves have dispatched 164 relievers to the hill for the year.
The Braves have transformed 69.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 3,990 innings, which has them ranked 21st in baseball. The Atlanta Braves have 1,330 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 426 assists and 23 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .987 which is 8th in baseball, and have 35 double plays.
Anderson has taken the hill for 208 innings and has accounted for 201 K's thus far in his career. His earned run average is 3.50 (81 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.234. He has surrendered 167 base knocks (7.2 hits per nine innings) with 90 walks. Anderson (15-10 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 4.01 and he has faced 877 opposing batters during his time in the majors.
Colorado has accumulated 43 home runs on the campaign as well as 211 runs batted in. They have notched 76 two-baggers, while getting a free base 141 times as well as putting up 223 runs. The Colorado Rockies have earned an OBP of .328 in addition to a team batting average of .265 on the campaign. The Rockies hold a team SLG% of .401 and they earn 4.65 runs per game (8th in MLB). They have struck out on 366 occasions (25th in the league) and have notched a total of 433 hits.
The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.468 in addition to having a FIP of 4.22 as a team on the year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.14 (342 strikeouts against 160 free passes). They rank 29th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 455. They have conceded 47 HR's and they surrender 5.58 runs per 9 innings (29th in baseball). The Colorado pitching staff have allowed 260 runs over the course of the season while having a team ERA of 4.98 (232 earned runs relinquished).
Colorado relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 35.9% out of 78 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 44 times in high leverage situations in addition to 40 occasions with base runners. With 40 save situations, the Rockies have amassed 20 holds in addition to 5 blown saves. They are ranked 3rd in baseball with a save rate of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 153 relief pitchers onto the diamond over the course of the season. Colorado has had relievers enter the contest in 20 save opportunities and they have tallied 15 saves.
In their 3,771 innings played, the Rockies have earned a efficiency on defense of 66.2% (30th in the majors). The Colorado Rockies have turned 53 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .979 (29th in MLB). The Rockies have 480 assists, 37 errors and have earned a total of 1,257 putouts so far this season.
So far in his MLB career, Lambert has conceded 131 base knocks while earning 60 strikeouts in 95 frames. He has given up 79 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.779 and a FIP of 6.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.58 and he has faced 450 batters in his MLB career. Lambert (3-7 career record) is the owner of a 7.48 ERA and has conceded 12.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Colorado
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