Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 9/3/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Saturday, September 3, 2022
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+105) Cincinnati (-125)
The Colorado Rockies (56-76) are en route to Great American Ball Park on Saturday where they will take on the Cincinnati Reds (51-78). The odds on this game have Colorado at +105 while Cincinnati is sitting at -125. The over/under comes in at 8.5. The men taking the mound will be German Marquez and Nick Lodolo.
The Rockies have accounted for 232 doubles as a team and have knocked 115 balls out of the stadium. Colorado has a slugging percentage of .399 and have been called out on strikes 1,039 times, while drawing a walk on 362 occasions. As a team, the Colorado Rockies are putting up 4.4 runs per game, which is 16th in baseball. They have accrued 554 runs batted in and 1,178 base knocks on the campaign, and their average at the plate is at .260. They have earned a total of 580 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .319.
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Rockies pitchers have given up 149 home runs and also 713 runs in total (30th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 441 opposing players and their FIP is 4.45 as a squad for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.12 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.45. The Rockies hold a team earned run average of 5.03 this year (29th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 933 hitters.
Rockies pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 106 times and also have had 148 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have recorded 53 holds for the season (26th in baseball). The Rockies relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 69.2% and has entered the game in 105 save situations. They have accumulated 36 saves over the course of the season and have blown 16 of 52 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 169 runners this year with 33.7% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Rockies have dispatched 407 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
The Colorado Rockies have earned a total of 3,486 putouts so far this season, in addition to 1,321 assists and 85 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which has them sitting 27th in the majors, and have accumulated 129 double plays. The Rockies have turned 67.3% of balls in play into outs out of 10,458 innings on the field, which has them ranked 30th in the majors.
Marquez has taken the ball for 961 frames and has accounted for 936 strikeouts thus far in his career. His ERA is 4.38 (468 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.287. He has surrendered 951 base hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 286 walks. Marquez (61-51 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.97 and he has faced 4,067 hitters in the majors.
The Cincinnati Reds have a team OBP of .309 in addition to a batting average of .242 on the campaign. They have been rung up on 1,153 occasions (6th in the league) and have earned a total of 1,041 base hits. Cincinnati has tallied 124 home runs over the course of the season and 525 RBIs. The Reds hold a team SLG% of .379 and they are earning 4.25 runs per outing (18th in baseball). They have 194 two-baggers, while walking 358 times as well as putting up 548 runs.
The Reds have a team WHIP of 1.406 in addition to having a FIP of 4.66 as a unit so far this season. They sit at 24th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,120. The Cincinnati pitching staff have surrendered 664 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 4.98 (628 earned runs yielded). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.35 (1,117 strikeouts vs 475 bases on balls). They have given up 176 HR's and they concede 5.27 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league).
Cincinnati relievers have an inherited score percentage of 35.5% out of 203 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 118 times in high leverage situations and also on 136 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 94 save situations, the Reds have compiled 50 holds and 19 blown saves. They sit at 25th in the league with a save rate of 56.8%, and they have dispatched 462 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the year. Cincinnati has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 44 save opportunities and they have walked away with 25 saves.
In 10,212 innings on the field, the Reds have earned a defensive efficiency of 68.6% (24th in baseball). The Cincinnati Reds have turned 83 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .986 (13th in the majors). The Reds have 1,010 assists, 62 errors and have a tally of 3,404 putouts this season.
So far in his career, Lodolo has allowed 68 base hits while tallying 82 strikeouts in 67 innings. He has allowed 32 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.448 and having a FIP of 4.1. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.83 and he has faced 300 batters so far in his career. Lodolo (3-5 career win-loss mark) has a 4.30 ERA while giving up 9.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Colorado (+105)
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