Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/5/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (-160) Colorado (+140)
The Atlanta Braves (26-27) are hitting the road to Coors Field on Sunday where they will try to defeat the Colorado Rockies (23-29). The moneyline on this game has the Braves at -160 while the Rockies are at +140. The total has been set at 12. The pitchers who are expected to start are Charlie Morton and Ryan Feltner.
As a squad, the Atlanta Braves are recording 4.3 runs/g, which has them sitting at 14th in baseball. They are sitting with 229 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .309. The Braves have earned 105 doubles as a unit and have smacked 65 balls out of the park. They have accrued 214 RBI's as well as 429 hits this season, while their team batting average sits at .241. Atlanta owns a slugging percentage of .411 and have struck out 512 times, while drawing a walk on 163 occasions.
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The Braves have compiled a team earned run average of 3.86 so far this season (16th in the league), and the staff has rung up 485 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.50 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.28. Braves pitchers have conceded 41 long balls and also 230 total runs (19th in the league). They have walked 194 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.59 as a squad over the course of the season.
The Braves relief pitchers have a save percentage of 61.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 59 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 76 runners so far this year and 42.1% of those players earned a run for their team. Braves relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 51 times and also have had 61 appearances in high leverage situations. The Braves have sent 171 relievers to the hill on the season. The relievers have a total of 33 holds on the campaign (11th in MLB). They have compiled 16 saves so far this year and have missed out on 10 out of their 26 chances to get a save.
The Braves have turned 69.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 4,242 innings on the diamond, ranking them 19th in pro baseball. The Atlanta Braves have earned 1,414 putouts so far this season, as well as 460 assists and 25 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .987 which is 12th in MLB, and they have twisted 39 double plays.
Morton (110-98 career mark) sits with a FIP of 3.74 while going up against 7,178 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. He has allowed 1,590 base hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 598 walks. His ERA is 4.04 (752 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.307. Morton has taken the ball for 1,674 frames and has totaled 1,538 strikeouts during his pro baseball career.
The Rockies hold a team slugging percentage of .404 and they have an average of 4.69 runs per game (7th in MLB). They have recorded 85 doubles, while getting a free base 154 times as well as scoring 244 runs. Colorado is sitting with 48 home runs on the season to go along with 231 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 406 occasions (23rd in MLB) and have 469 base hits. The Colorado Rockies have tallied an OBP of .328 as well as a team batting average of .264 so far this year.
The Rockies are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.516 in addition to having a FIP of 4.33 as a team this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.05 (367 strikeouts against 179 free passes). They come in at 30th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 514. They have conceded 53 homers and they surrender 5.95 runs per 9 innings (30th in baseball). The Colorado pitching staff have yielded 302 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 5.26 (267 earned runs relinquished).
Colorado relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 39.3% of 84 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 53 times in high leverage situations and on 44 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 42 save situations, the Rockies have accrued 21 holds and 6 blown saves. They rank 9th in baseball holding a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have sent 169 relievers to the hill so far this year. Colorado has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 21 save chances and they have converted 15 saves.
The Colorado Rockies have gotten 57 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .978 (29th in MLB). The Rockies have accrued 528 assists, 43 errors and have 1,371 putouts for the year. In 4,113 innings on the diamond, the Rockies have earned a defensive efficiency of 65.5% (30th in professional baseball).
During his pro baseball career, Feltner has allowed 23 hits while he has earned 26 strikeouts in 23 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 15 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.414 and having a FIP of 5.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.60 and he has faced 103 opposing batters during his MLB career. Feltner (1-2 career mark) has a 5.79 ERA and has allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta (-160)
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