Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 5/1/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Sunday, May 1, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati (+135) Colorado (-155)
The Colorado Rockies (11-9) will compete against the Cincinnati Reds (3-17) at Coors Field on Sunday. The moneyline on this game has Cincinnati at +135 and Colorado is sitting at -155. The total comes in at 10.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Reiver Sanmartin and Kyle Freeland.
Cincinnati owns a slugging percentage of .309 and have been called out on strikes 182 times, while being walked on 57 occasions. They have recorded 61 runs batted in as well as 131 base knocks on the season, and their team batting average is at .206. The Reds have tallied 30 doubles as a unit and have hit 12 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 63 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .279. As a team, the Cincinnati Reds are putting up 3.2 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 27th in baseball.
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Reds pitchers have allowed 21 home runs and 118 total runs (30th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 95 opposing players and their FIP is 4.64 as a team so far this season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 1.78 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.64. The Reds have an ERA of 6.04 for the season (30th in MLB), and they have rung up 169 batters.
The Reds have sent 80 relief pitchers to the hill this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 38 base runners on the campaign with 44.7% of those players crossed the plate. They have recorded 3 saves this season and have blown 1 out of their 4 chances to save the game. The Reds bullpen have earned a save rate of 75.0% and stepped onto the hill in 8 save situations. The relievers have notched 4 holds so far this season (30th in the league). Reds pitchers have come into the game with runners on 21 times as well as having 9 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Cincinnati Reds are sitting with 510 putouts on the year, in addition to 143 assists and 6 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .991 which has them ranked 4th in professional baseball, and have earned 14 double plays. The Reds have converted 65.8% of balls in play into outs in their 1,530 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 29th in the majors.
Sanmartin has pitched in 27 frames and has 21 K's so far in his career. Sanmartin (2-3 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 3.99 while facing 120 opposing batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 6.91 (21 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.573. He has surrendered 34 hits (11.2 hits per nine innings) and has 9 walks.
The Colorado Rockies have a team OBP of .334 in addition to a team batting average of .264 on the campaign. They have struck out on 159 instances (25th in the league) and have 178 hits. Colorado has accumulated 22 home runs so far this season to go along with 85 runs batted in. The Rockies have a slugging percentage of .428 and they average 4.50 runs per contest (11th in MLB). They have put up 39 two-baggers, while walking 63 times and putting up 90 runs.
The Rockies have a team WHIP of 1.483 in addition to having a FIP of 3.84 as a pitching staff over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.15 (140 strikeouts vs 65 bases on balls). They rank 29th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 196. They have given up 15 home runs and they surrender 5.42 runs per 9 innings (28th in MLB). The Colorado pitching staff have surrendered 106 runs on the year and come in with a team ERA of 4.65 (91 earned runs yielded).
Sitting with 23 save situations, the Rockies have earned 11 holds and 3 blown saves. Colorado has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 12 save chances and they have converted 9 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 20 times in high leverage situations and also on 21 occasions with runners on base. Colorado relievers have an inherited score rate of 37.0% out of 46 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 9th in the league with a save rate of 75.0%, and they have sent 66 relief pitchers onto the diamond on the campaign.
The Colorado Rockies have gotten 28 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .980 (26th in baseball). The Rockies have recorded 213 assists, 15 errors and have a tally of 528 putouts so far this season. In 1,584 innings played, the Rockies are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 65.0% (30th in baseball).
So far in his pro baseball career, Freeland has surrendered 713 hits while he has tallied 527 strikeouts in 673 innings pitched. He has conceded 318 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.415 and having a FIP of 4.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.21 and he has gone up against 2,916 opposing batters in his career. Freeland (40-43 win-loss record in his career) has a 4.25 earned run average while conceding 9.5 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Cincinnati (+135)
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