Cleveland Guardians vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 6/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Guardians vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland (+100) Colorado (-120)
The Colorado Rockies (27-34) will go up against the Cleveland Guardians (29-27) at Coors Field on Wednesday. The odds on this game have the Guardians at +100 and the Rockies are at -120. The total comes in at 11.5. The men taking the mound will be Konnor Pilkington and Austin Gomber.
Cleveland is slugging .389 and have been called out on strikes 374 times, while being walked on 168 occasions. They have 250 runs batted in and 473 base knocks for the year, while their team batting average is sitting at .249. The Guardians have earned 101 two-baggers as a team and have hit 46 baseballs out of the stadium. They have racked up 260 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .313. As a squad, the Cleveland Guardians are compiling 4.6 runs/g, which puts them at 9th in MLB.
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Guardians pitchers have allowed 62 long balls and 227 total runs (5th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 158 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.01 as a team for the season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.93 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.16. The Guardians have compiled a team earned run average of 3.66 this season (8th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 463 hitters.
The Guardians bullpen have earned a save percentage of 70.6% and has entered the game in 34 save situations. The relievers have inherited 66 runners so far this season with 27.3% of them ended up scoring. Guardians pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 47 times in addition to having 50 appearances in high leverage situations. The Guardians have sent 173 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. The bullpen have earned 16 holds on the season (30th in MLB). They have accumulated 12 saves on the season and have blown 5 of their 17 save opportunities.
The Guardians have transformed 72.0% of balls hit into play into outs in their 4,446 innings on the field, ranking them 3rd in pro baseball. The Cleveland Guardians have earned 1,482 putouts this year, as well as 489 assists and 30 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .985 which has them ranked 16th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 41 double plays.
Pilkington (1-0 win-loss mark in his career) has a FIP of 3.50 while he has gone up against 103 hitters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 21 base hits (8.3 hits per nine innings) and has 14 walks. His ERA is 3.57 (9 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.544. Pilkington has taken the ball for 22 innings and has accounted for 25 strikeouts during his pro baseball career.
The Colorado Rockies have a team on-base percentage of .320 in addition to a team batting average of .257 this season. They have been rung up on 490 occasions (19th in the league) and have earned 539 hits. Colorado has compiled 53 HRs on the year and 260 RBIs. The Rockies have a team slugging percentage of .388 and they score 4.49 runs per game (11th in the league). They have put up 97 doubles, while getting a free base 180 times as well as racking up 274 runs.
The Rockies have a WHIP of 1.450 with a FIP of 4.21 as a unit over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.21 (444 strikeouts vs 201 walks). They rank 29th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 582. They have allowed 61 dingers and they concede 5.63 runs per 9 innings (29th in baseball). The Colorado pitching staff have allowed 338 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 5.02 (301 earned runs surrendered).
Colorado relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 38.6% out of their 88 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 73 times in high leverage situations in addition to 51 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 50 save situations, the Rockies have tallied 26 holds in addition to 6 blown saves. They rank 3rd in MLB with a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have dispatched 198 relievers onto the diamond for the season. Colorado has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 24 save opportunities and they have earned 18 saves.
The Colorado Rockies have turned 62 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .978 (30th in baseball). The Rockies have racked up 597 assists, 50 errors and have earned a total of 1,620 putouts on the season. In 4,860 innings played, the Rockies are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 66.3% (30th in MLB).
During his pro baseball career, Gomber has allowed 266 hits while tallying 252 strikeouts in 277 frames. He has surrendered 141 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.343 and a FIP of 4.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.36 and he has gone up against 1,189 batters so far in his MLB career. Gomber (19-18 record in his career) is the owner of a 4.57 ERA and has conceded 8.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Cleveland (+100)
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