Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/3/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Friday, June 3, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Coors Field is where the Colorado Rockies (23-27) will play the Atlanta Braves (24-27) on Friday. The expected starting pitchers will be Max Fried and Chad Kuhl.
Atlanta has a slugging percentage of .407 and have struck out 498 times, while drawing a walk on 155 occasions. They have accumulated 199 RBI's and 403 hits so far this season, while their batting average is .237. The Braves have tallied 99 doubles as a team and have hit 63 balls out of the park. They have earned a total of 213 runs and have an OBP of .305. As a team, the Atlanta Braves are scoring 4.2 runs per contest, which puts them at 16th in the league.
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The Braves have an ERA of 3.98 over the course of the season (17th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 465 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.45 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.29. Braves pitchers have relinquished 39 home runs and also 223 runs (18th in baseball). They have walked 190 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.61 as a unit for the year.
Braves relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 50 times in addition to having 59 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have a total of 33 holds so far this season (9th in MLB). The Braves bullpen have recorded a save rate of 60.0% and has come into the game in 58 save situations. They have accumulated 15 saves this year and have missed out on 10 of their 25 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 76 base runners for the year and 42.1% of them earned a run for their team. The Braves have dispatched 166 relievers to the mound this season.
The Braves have converted 69.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of 4,071 innings, which has them ranked 21st in the majors. The Atlanta Braves have earned a total of 1,357 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 437 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .987 which puts them in 11th in baseball, and they have twisted 36 double plays.
Fried has pitched in 508 innings and has earned 504 K's in his MLB career. Fried (45-20 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.48 while facing 2,105 opposing hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.31 (187 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.215. He has given up 467 base hits (8.3 hits per 9 innings) and has had 150 walks.
Colorado has tallied 46 home runs for the year and 225 runs batted in. They have hit 81 doubles, while taking a walk 150 times as well as recording 237 runs. The Colorado Rockies have an OBP of .331 and a team batting average of .265 for the year. The Rockies have a team slugging % of .405 and they are earning 4.74 runs per contest (5th in MLB). They have been rung up on 386 occasions (23rd in MLB) and are sitting with 453 hits.
The Rockies hold a team WHIP of 1.505 in addition to having a FIP of 4.33 as a pitching staff for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.06 (353 strikeouts against 171 bases on balls). They are sitting at 30th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 488. They have surrendered 51 dingers and they give up 5.88 runs per 9 innings (30th in the league). The Colorado pitching staff have allowed 286 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 5.18 (252 earned runs allowed).
Colorado has called on relievers to enter the contest in 21 save opportunities and they have tallied 15 saves. They rank 8th in the league with a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have dispatched 162 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. Their relievers have taken the field 48 times in high leverage situations and on 42 occasions with runners on. Colorado relievers have an inherited score percentage of 38.3% out of 81 inherited runners. Sitting with 42 save situations, the Rockies have accrued 21 holds in addition to 6 blown saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 56 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .978 (29th in professional baseball). The Rockies have racked up 507 assists, 41 errors and have a tally of 1,314 putouts so far this year. In their 3,942 innings on the field, the Rockies are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 65.7% (30th in professional baseball).
Kuhl (29-32 career mark) is the owner of a 4.36 earned run average and has conceded 8.7 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.03 and he has gone up against 2,102 opposing batters during his MLB career. He has given up a total of 236 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.405 and a FIP of 4.6. So far in his pro baseball career, Kuhl has surrendered 472 base knocks and he has 433 strikeouts in 487 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta
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